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May 31, 2015

 
 

NATIONAL SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

 
 

June 3 – 7, 2015 - PSC Athletes’ Dining Hall

 
     
 

The National Senior Chess Championship was reset to June 3 to June 7, 2015 at the PSC Athletes' Dining Hall, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Philippine Sports Commission, P. Ocampo St., Manila.

Hostilities start at 1 pm after a short opening ceremony which will be attended by officials of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) headed by its Chairman and President Prospero "Butch" Pichay Jr., Secretary General Congressman Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino, Grassroots Development and Promotions Committee Chair Congressman Neri Colmenares, Treasurer Red Dumuk and Executive Director Grandmaster Jayson O. Gonzales.

The National Senior Chess Championship is open to Senior players aged 50 years old and above. Registration on-line was reopened and on Tuesday 9am to 5pm at the venue in order to accommodate players below the original age limit of 60 years which are now qualified to join.

The Champion of the tournament will earn the right to represent the country to the 25th FIDE World Senior Chess Championship which will be held 9-22 November 2015 at the Convention Center of Acqui Terme, Italy.

The Champion of the World Senior Championships 2015 will be awarded a Grandmaster Title.

The tournament is being organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) and supported financially by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) in cooperation with the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC).