MARIVELES, Bataan – The local government of Mariveles will hold the Mayor AJ Concepcion Chess Cup this coming September 9 in celebration of Apo Kulas 712th Feast.
Louie Ramos, president of Mariveles Chess Club, said the chess tournament will be in three divisions, which are open, kiddies, and senior. He said the format of the tournament is 7 Rounds Swiss System.
The tournament will be held at the Heroes Hall located near the barangay hall of Poblacion.
Ramos said cash prizes are at stake in the tournament.
Chess players not only in Mariveles but also in other parts of the province thank Concepcion for his support to chess development.
“We will help in whatever way the municipal government can to promote chess as a way also of weaning away our youths from vices”, Mariveles Councilor Angel Sunga earlier assured.