Eastern Asia chess in Malvar, Batangas
(The Philippine Star) - November 14, 2019 - 12:00am

MANILA,Philippines — Filipinos Daniel Quizon and Kylen Joy Mordido defend their crowns and thus lead the list of participants in the Eastern Asia Juniors and Girls Chess Championships at the Lima Park Hotel in Malvar, Batangas on Dec. 9-16.

The tournament will be organized by Saturnino Belen Jr. of Active Chess Center for Asia under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation, FIDE and the National Chess Federation of the Philippines in cooperation with the Philippine Sports Commission.

“Holding the Eastern Asia Juniors and Girls Chess Championships in the Philippines will give more opportunities for our talented juniors and girls to earn international chess titles,” said Belen.

Quizon earned his International Master title and a GM norm in the 2018 Eastern Asia Juniors Chess Championship last August in Gangneung, South Korea. Similarly, Mordido earned her Woman International Master title and a WGM norm after winning the girls division.

For registration inquiries, call chief organizer Ricky Navalta at 0917-329-1150 and 0920-923-1150.

EASTERN ASIA CHESS
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