Pyroworks Christmas chess tilt to pit Cebu’s best wood pushers
THE cash-rich Pyroworks Christmas Chess Tournament kicks off today at the Robinsons Galleria Cebu.
More than P50,000 worth of cash prizes await the winning wood pushers in the one-day tournament that features some of Cebu’s best wood pushers.
Among the noted participants are Grand Master (GM) Enrico Sevillamo, International Masters (IM) Rico Mascariñas and Kim Steven Yap.
Aside from the three, also competing are Rommel and Ronald Ganzon, Anthony Makinano and Merben Roque.
The tournament will use a nine-round Swiss system rapid format with 15 minutes playing time and 10-second increment per round.
The champion of the tournament will bag P20,000 while the second placer will get P10,000. The third to fifth placers will each get P7,000, P5,000 and P4,000, respectively.
The top three Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) wood pushers will also receive cash prizes as well as the top three ladies and top three kiddie participants aged 14 and below.
Registration fee is pegged at P300 while the ladies, kiddies, senior citizens and Cepca members registration fee is pegged at P200.
For more information about the tournament, one can contact arbiter Marvin Ruelan at 0932-715-2411.
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