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Philippine E-9 chess club throws support to Baby Uno chess challenge

By Marlon Bernardino
PhilBoxing.com
Fri, 05 Jun 2020

MANILA---The Baby Uno chess challenge, which resume on June 14 (Sunday), gets a big boost as Philippine E-9 chess club announced its sponsorship of the online tournament featuring the country’s finest woodpushers.

13-time Philippine Open champion Grandmaster Rogelio "Joey" Antonio Jr., the inaugural champion and Grandmaster Darwin Laylo heading the list of participants that includes International Master Barlo Nadera, Fide Master Dale Bernardo and National Master Robert Arellano, among others.

"In behalf of the Philippine E-9 chess club here in South Korea, we will support the Baby Uno chess challenge online tournament," said Jun Jun Jabay, top honcho of the Philippine E-9 chess club, the only Filipino chess club in South Korea.

Other sponsor of the free registration tournament using the three minutes plus two seconds increment blitz time control format that includes Philippine Executive Chess Association president Dr. Fred Paez, Dr. Jenny Mayor, Espana Chess Club boss eng'r. Ernie Faeldonia, Mr. Mc Daniel Ebao, Mr. Teddy Cu, Pretty Zada Skincare Product, Europe gaming consultant sportsman Kim Zafra, Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia based Mr. Jimmy Reyes and Auckland, New Zealand based Jun Isaac.

Other schedule of the No Bersek, No Chess Engine event are June 21 and June 28, organized by Bayanihan Chess Club led by AGM Marlon Bernardino and Genghis Imperial.-Marlon Bernardino-
Photo shows some members of the Philippine E-9 chess club, the only Filipino chess club in South Korea, display their skills in the 64 square board.


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