The Philippines 9th chess grandmaster, Jayson Gonzales will hold a fund raising simultaneous exhibition match for the benefit of chess players who fell victim from heavy flooding caused by typhoon Ondoy. The simul will be held on Saturday, October 10 2009, 11:00 am at the MERALCO basement canteen in Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Last August, GM Joey Antonio first conducted a simul for the funding of the Malaysian bound RP PARA team, and GM Eugenio Torre follow through last September also for the same cause.
Registration fee is P 500. Walk in participants at the time of the simul are also welcome.
For details pls visit MERALCO Chess Club blog, or email MCC president Rolly Sol Cruz at email@example.com
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