Damosa chal­lenge un­der­way to­mor­row

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The Damosa Land Inc. Chess Chal­lenge will get un­der­way to­mor­row, Oc­to­ber 13, at the Damosa Mar­ket Bas­ket Food Court in Lanang, Davao City.

Or­ga­nizer Gogo Alba bared this dur­ing Davao Sportswrit­ers As­so­ci­a­tion (DSA) Fo­rum held at The An­nex of SM City Davao yes­ter­day. Alba said Damosa Mar­ket Bas­ket is known to be a reg­u­lar venue for chessers of Davao City in the past years.

They are mo­ti­vated to bring it back once more as they aim to pro­vide av­enue for lo­cal chessers of Davao City. "Davao City is known to be a chess cap­i­tal the rea­son we wanted to open more op­por­tu­ni­ties for ath­letes who might soon earn schol­ar­ships through their ex­cel­lence in the game," he said.

The monthly chess tour­na­ment, which will run for the next six months, will fea­ture three cat­e­gories in­clud­ing Divi­sion A (21 years old and above), Divi­sion B (13-20 years old) and Divi­sion C (12 years old and be­low).

Alba, how­ever, an­nounced that there will be no reg­is­tra­tion fee but will still be giv­ing away cash prizes and medals to the top three play­ers of each divi­sion. The tour­na­ment will be a five-round Swiss Sys­tem Format event./

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