"Where the Pin is mightier than the sword" - Fred Reinfeld
Saturday, October 10, 2009
Shell National Youth Active Chess Championship
Today's (October 10) fund raising simul match of GM Jayson Gonzales for the benefit of RP-PARA chess team at Meralco in Ortigas also coincides with Shell National Youth Active Chess Championship at Megamall, also in Ortigas. There are over forty talented youthful players from every corners of the country are expected to compete here that will run till Sunday, October 11. The Shell Chess has been one of the premier chess tournaments for young Filipino chess players and names such as GMs Nelson Mariano II, Mark Paragua, Darwin Laylo, John Paul Gomez and Wesley So bloomed at this event. So if you want to see our future chess heroes in action, do dropped by Megamall and support the program for the chess development in the country.