Some of the top chess players in the Philippines are expected to compete in the 1st Kadayawan Fide-Rated Open Rapid Chess Championships on August 12 at the Eskina, Lanang Business Park.
Guesting before the weekly Davao Sportswri-ters Association (DSA) Forum, National Chess Federation of the Philip-pines (NCFP) regional director James Infiesto said the chessfest has a regis-tration fee of P300.
Infiesto said the chess-fest is jointly organized by the NCFP, Fide and the Sports Development Divi-sion of the City Mayor’s Office (SDD-CMO).
The champion in the chessfest will get P20,000 and a trophy.
The next three placers will get P10,000, P5,000 and P2,500, respectively. The fifth to 10th placers, meanwhile, will claim P1,000 consolation prize.
The top three kiddies placers will also receive P1,000, P750 and P500 while top three juniors and top three female players will win P1,500, P1,000 and P500. A special prize of P1,000 will also be awar-ded to the person with disability, top senior, top employee and top execu-tive. Romeo Braceros