Sunday, August 2, 2009

Torre, to supervise Filipino GMs preparation for the World Cup

GM Eugenio Torre didn't make it to the line up of Filipinos who competed in last year Dresden Olympiad. But knowing his value for Philippine chess, NCFP president Prospero Pichay nonetheless appointed him to be a non-playing team captain for our players in Dresden. This year, he finds himself in almost same position. But this time, Torre will supervise Filipino GMs (Antonio, Laylo, and So) preparation for World Chess Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia from November 20 to December 15 as reported by Perry Legaspi of GMANews.TV

And to ensure that the three Filipino GMs will be at their best during the tournament, National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) president and chairman Prospero “Butch" Pichay tapped Asia’s first GM Eugene Torre’s services to help in their preparations.

“Eugene’s long experience in international competition will surely help a lot," Pichay said.

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