My apology to those I missed to include here, some of them were already held...or canceled.
1st PSC (Pineda-Santos-Camer) individual three division rapid chess tournament
A total of 200 woodpushers are expected to show their stuff in the 64 square board when the first-ever 1st PSC (Pineda-Santos-Camer) individual three division rapid chess tournament gets underway on Sunday, September 13, 9 am at the Ramon Magsaysay Cubao High School (RMCHS) along Edsa Cubao (opposite Nepa Q-Mart).
This was bared yesterday by event coordinator RP six-time executive champion Dr. Jenny Mayor, “We expect at least 200 chess players will participate in the three division rapid chess tournament on September 13,” he said.
The one-day event, which aims to discover future world class players in the grass roots level is supported by Filway Marketings Inc.CEO/President Hector “Chito” Tagaysay, Dickies Vice President Dody Arcaya, CDC Holdings Inc. thru Mr. Vic Bayani, Mr. Pacifico Madrono of Eureka Chess set, Mayor Dental Clinic, Chess Library, Meralco Chess Club, Cebuano sportsman Matias “Bombi” Aznar, Marikina Chess Federation head Johnny “Joel” Gaudia, Barangay Alabang chairman Victor Ulanday, Dr. Alfred Paez, Dr. Bong Perez, Ramon Magsaysay Cubao High School (RMCHS) chess club, g4 chess club and billiardphilippines.
Among the early entries that includes players from Meralco Chess Club, La Immaculada Concepcion School (LICS), University of the East, Marist School Marikina, National University, Rizal Technological University, Far Eastern University and the Philippine Airforce Chess Team.
The champion in the non-master division gets P6,000 plus a pair of new shoes in the event bankrolled by Sydney based Angelito “Anji” Camer, Texas based former two-time Olympian member WNM Cristina Santos and China based Joel Pineda.
The runner-up will be receiving P2,000, the third place will bring home P1,000 while 4th to 5th placers pocketed P500 each.
Sixth to 10th placers including category winners for the Top Juniors (20 years old and below);Top Executive; Top Unrated; Top journalist; Top Artist; Top Womens, Top Ramon Magsaysay Student, youngest participants will received give aways.
P2,000 each awaits for the champion in the Kiddies 14 years old and Womens division. Registration: (Non Master) P300, (Kiddies /Womens) P200.For inquiries, please contact event coordinator Dr. Jenny Mayor (0919) 478-2209, chief arbiter NM Erwin Carag (0921) 228-8167, deputy arbiter NM Rudy Ibanez (0919) 358-0444, Mr. Gatz Luz (0929) 621-6890, Ka Milo (0910) 444-8444 or visit Mr. Raul Cruz at the Ramon Magsaysay Cubao High School (RMCHS) along Edsa Cubao (opposite Nepa Q-Mart).
CHESS ARBITRATION SEMINAR
A two-day Chess Arbitration Seminar will be held on September 5-6, 2009 at the Ramon Magsaysay (Cubao) High School, Cubao, Quezon City. This was originally scheduled this August 22-23, 2009 but was later reset in order to accommodate more participants. Organized by the Ramon Magsaysay Chess Club, Inc., invites all teachers, coaches, trainers, amateurs, professionals and individuals who want to learn the basic skills of officiating and arbitration in chess. Well-known International Arbiters composed of IA Gene Poliarco, IA Erwin Carag and National Arbiter Rudy Ibanez of the Chess Arbiters Association of the Phils.(CAAP) are the primary lecturers and facilitators of this seminar which will tackle arbitration, coaching and organizing. Registration fee is P1,000 inclusive of material handouts and snacks. Seminar proper will start at 8:00 am,
For details, please contact the following: Rey Colitoy (0917-5380022) / Ferdie Reyes (0918-4873785) / Raul Cruz (0929-2066627) / Alfredo Chay (0919-4512384) / Gatz Luz (0929-6216890) / Milo Samaniego (713-6811).
7TH Leg of the 2009 Philweb – Human Plus
National Executive Grand Prix
Active Chess Championships
When : Aug. 22, 2009 (SAT) 1 PM
Venue: HUMAN RESOURCES CONFERENCE ROOM, DEPARTMENT OF AGRARIAN REFORM, ELLIPTICAL ROAD, QUEZON MEMORIAL CIRCLE, QUEZON CITY
Group A: 2000 & Above latest NCFP Active Rating (SWISS SYSTEM) and Executive NMs and FMs
Group B: 1999 & Below latest NCFP Active Rating (SWISS SYSTEM 5, 6, or 7 rounds depending on the number of participants)
Group A & Group B: 6 or 7 Rounds Swiss System
Champion: Php 5,000 plus trophy & 20 Grand Prix points
2nd : Php 2,000 plus trophy & 19 Grand Prix points
3rd : Php 1,000 plus medal & 17 Grand Prix points
4th : Php 500 plus medal & 17 Grand Prix points
5th : 16 Grand Prix points
6th : 15 Grand prix points
7th : 14 Grand Prix points
… and so on up to 20th place
Group A: Php 1,000
Group B: Php 700
BIG PRIZES AWAITS THE 16 GRAND FINALISTS IN DECEMBER!!
FREE Lunch & Merienda
Jun Balgan 09267650650
Atty. Quirino Sagario 09293143740
Dr. Jenny Mayor 09194782209 / 704-9775
Rate of Play is 25 minutes per player.
Top 8 in Group A & Group B will advance to the Grand Finals in a 9 rounds Swiss System affair. Big cash prizes and home appliances await the winners.
Strict guidelines for new Executive applicants will be enforced.
ORGANIZED BY PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF CHESS EXECUTIVES (PACE)
NOTE: ALL FIDE MASTERS (FM), NATIONAL MASTERS (NM) AND RATED PLAYERS ARE CONSIDERED EXECUTIVES AND ARE ALL WELCOMED TO PLAY!!
Special thanks to DAR Secretary Nasser Pangandaman, BARIE Director Nelia Manahan & DAREA President Nanette Pascual.
2009 NCFP-RRD KADAYAWAN CHESS OPEN TOURNEY ON
THE 2009 National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP)-Kadayawan Chess Open Chess Championships gets underway on August 29 to 30 at the Gaisano South Citimall, Illustre Street in Davao City.
The free registration two-day Swiss System tournament with alloted 30 minutes time control to both players to finish the game is open to all country’s chess players according to NCFP Region 11 coordinator James Infiesto.
The champion here will be receiving P5,000 plus trophy, the runner-up gets P2,500 plus medal, the third place will bring home P1,500 plus medal and the fourth and fifth placer also likewise to receive P750 each plus medal.
Special Awards (Medals Only) for the Best Elementary Student for Boys and Girls; Best High School Student for Boys and Girls, Best College Student for Boys and Girls; Top Female; Top Executive; and Top Senior.
For inquiries, please register at Sports Development Division-City Mayor’s Offive (SDD-CMO), Mezzanine Floor, City Hall Drive, Davao City, tel no. 227-8074 or at Bonjee Entertainment Services, 4th Level Gaisano Mall of Davao, J.P. Laurel Avenue, Davao City, tel.no. 225-8399 for complete details.