The 1st Ahedres Pilipinas Chess Team Tournament gets going on Sunday at the third floor Alphaland Southgate Mall, 2258 Chino Roces Avenue, near MRT Magallanes Station, Edsa, Makati City.
Ahedres Pilipinas Team bared on Friday the change in venue from the Dapitan Sports Complex, Instruccion Street, Sampaloc, Manila.
Due to the 2019 Election, Dapitan Sports Complex will not be able to accommodate the tournament on the day of the event. Comelec will be using the venue on May 12, 2019.
Dapitan Sports Complex is a government-property and the government reserves all the rights to use the space in any given situation. Organizers apologized for the inconvenience to participants and other interested parties.
The tournament is a seven round Swiss system, 25mins + 5sec delay time control format.
The team champion will earn P30,000 plus a trophy. The second placer will get P20,000, third P12,000, fourth P8,000 and fifth P5,000.
Category prizes P2,500 each is up for grabs for the Top High School Team, Top College Team, Top Women’s Team, Top Manila, Top Company and Top Government.
Registration Fee is P2,500 and Early Registration is P2,300. Sanctioned by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines or more info: Call/Text Ms. Christy Lamiel Bernales 09453725248 for complete details.