by ROMEO BRACEROS
Promising young chess players in region 11 are ex-pected to join the forth-coming 19th Acas Palero Moulic (APM) Under 20 Blitz and Rapid Chess Tournament on July 30 at the Damosa Market Basket in Lanang, Davao City.
Arbiter Ely Acas, one of the organizers, said the chessfest is open to all chess players ages 20 years old and below.
Acas said they decided to organized the chessfest to discover and develop the chess skills of the chess players in Mindanao.
The chessfest is open to both men and women. Interested participants needs to pay a registration fee of P50 for blitz and P100 for rapid. The chess-fest sanctioned by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines offers cash prizes and special awards to winners and top performers.