"Where the Pin is mightier than the sword" - Fred Reinfeld
Monday, October 12, 2009
GM Jayson Gonzales fund raising simultaneous exhibition match at MERALCO
Last Saturday, October 10, the Philippines 9th grandmaster, Jayson Gonzales conducted a 24 board fund raising simultaneous exhibition match at Meralco basement canteen in Ortigas Pasig City. Gonzales posted 20 wins, 3 draws with 1 defeat. Pulsar, an unrated player and avid kibitzer from chessgames.com representing Barangay Wesley chess club scores that lone victory. The simul raised a total donation of P10,000. Donations proceeds to RP PARA chess team in their need to have new chess sets and also part of the donations goes to chess players of Meralco who fell victim to typhoon Ondoy like RP kiddies 12 under champ, Karen Enriquez, and Darryl Samantila, 9 and under champ. Also Albert of MCC and Wordfun of BW will received portions from the donations.