A late find, but since the 2009 school year will finally start one week from now, and so is the historical moment in Philippine education of including chess in school curriculum, this video worth another look. Speaking were GM Eugene Torre and GM Wesely So, throwing their full support for Department of Education and the just established National Chess Academy. A must view!
Video #1 (English) saw a grade school boy (starting 1:21) sacrificed a rook, to GM Torre and GM Gonzales delight.
Video #2 (Tagalog) has this following interview of another grade school boy:
(starting 01:47 seconds)
Question: Why do you love playing chess?
Boy: So I can check mate my opponents.
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