San Diego faces tough competition in Kamatyas rapid chess
By Marlon Bernardino
Wed, 07 Dec 2022
MANILA---Woman International Master Marie Antoinette San Diego, Grandmaster Rogelio Antonio Jr. and International Master Daniel Quizon expect rough sailing in the 6th Edition of Kamatyas Rapid Invitational Chess Tournament 2022 dubbed as Chess Avengers on Saturday at the 3rd floor, Building B, SM City Sucat in Paranaque City.
The Dasmariñas City, Cavite native San Diego is fresh from winning the Philippine National Women Chess Championship - Grand Finals last December 7.
The Quezon City based Antonio secured the ninth place honors in the 30th FIDE World Senior Individual Chess Championship 2022 (50+ and 65+ Open-men and women) held at the Hotel Cenacolo in Assisi, Umbria, Italy last Nov. 26.
Another Dasmariñas City, Cavite bet Quizon, on the other hand, won thrice the Kamatyas Rapid Invitational.
Backed up by Kamatyas Chess Club founding head David Almirol Jr. and organized by Kamatyas Chess Club president International Master Roderick Nava, the 15 minutes plus 5 seconds increment time control format will offer P30,000, P10,000, P7,000, P5,000 for the first, second third and fourth placers while the fifth to 10th placers will receive P2,000 each in this National Chess Federation of the Philippines sanctioned tournament, supervised by the Philippine Arbiters Chess Confederation (PACC) headed by International Arbiter Reden Cruz and National Arbiter Byron Gabrentina Villar.
"Once again, we would like to give thanks to our great sponsor Kamatyas Chess Club founding head David Almirol Jr. for showing us generous support. His love of the game, passion, and how Chess imitates his life is the fuel to continue this incomparable support to our Chess community. We hope to inspire more and more Chess supporters to bring out and discover great players in the Philippines," said International Master Roderick Nava of Kamatyas Chess Club.-Marlon Bernardino-
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Marlon Bernardino.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
SPORTS FACTS AND FIGURES 53: RYAN GARCIA SAYS HE WILL BRING IN THE FANS DURING DEVIN HANEY FIGHT
By Maloney L. Samaco, Tue, 27 Feb 2024Malaysia's Douglas Lee Ready for Action in Highland's "Rising Stars" Show at SpacePlus in Bangkok
Tue, 27 Feb 2024Aussie Fighters Bidding to Challenge Japanese Boxing Hegemony in Asia
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, Tue, 27 Feb 2024Jerwin reveals weigh-in ordeal
By Joaquin Henson, Tue, 27 Feb 2024LAS VEGAS 2024: Chou and Chang, the new Apex Mixed Doubles champions
Tue, 27 Feb 2024European Open Championship Returns For Third Year In Fulda, Germany
Tue, 27 Feb 2024David Morrell Jr. Assess Edgar Berlanga "I'll Knock Him Out in One Round"
Tue, 27 Feb 2024Military veteran Kevin “Big Gulp” Nagle Improves to 7-0 with 7 KOs headlining “Fight Night at the Vets Club”
Tue, 27 Feb 2024Moroccan super featherweight Jaouad Belmehdi embodies spirit of the “Rising Stars Arabia” pro boxing series
Tue, 27 Feb 20241st Mindanao Open Stage Magic competition
By Lito delos Reyes, Tue, 27 Feb 2024PSME Hosts The D'Engineers Cup Golf Tournament for PTC World Engineering Day 2024
By Marlon Bernardino, Tue, 27 Feb 2024The Art of Body Punching
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, Mon, 26 Feb 2024Puncher from the Past: Jean Claude Bouttier
By Eric Armit, Mon, 26 Feb 2024Today's Games Featured Potential Playoff, Play-in Pairings in East, West
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, Mon, 26 Feb 2024GM Joey Antonio rules Dan Jorda & IIEE-Bayanihan Chess Club FIDE-rated Open Rapid chess tilt
By Dong Secuya, Mon, 26 Feb 2024