September 24, 2021

National youth, masters online chessfest set

THE Endgame Sports Multi-Events Inc. and National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) teamed up for the 2020 National Youth Online Chess Championships and Masters Challenge set from September 29 to October 10.

A guaranteed cash pot of P77,000 will be up for grabs in the tournament that will feature competitions in boys and girls open, 7-Under, 9-under, 11-under, 13-under, 15-under and 17-under. There will also be a masters event for older and titled players.

“It is the goal of Endgame Sports to encourage the youth to keep on focusing their training and attain new heights,” Endgame Sports founding President Cris Aspiras said.

“Youth program is the main thrust of the National chess program, they have my support,” NCFP President Rep. Prospero Pichay said.

Interested parties may contact Michelle Yaon at 0966-8108378 or may log in at www.endgamesportsmgmt.com.

The qualifiers for the 7U, 9U and 11U are set at 9 a.m. on September 29 followed by the 13U, 15U and 17U the next day and the Masters Challenge on October 1.

The grand finals are scheduled on October 3 and 4 for 7U, 9U, 11U, October  6 and 7 for 13U, 15U and 17U and October 9 and 10 for the masters using a time control of 15 minutes plus a five-second increment.

Registration is free in the 7U, 9U, 11U and 13U levels while a P100 entry fee will be charged in the 15U, 17U and masters class.

Every participant also need lichess, viber or Zoom accounts.

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