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Pacquiao-Buena Viel Cup set Nov.5-6

September 22, 2022 Ed Andaya 337 views

HERE’S good news to all chess-loving, chess-playing enthusiasts in Bicolandia.

The Maharlika Pilipinas Chess League (MPCL) is organizing the Manny Pacquiao and Buena Viel Construction Chess Cup 2022 on Nov. 5-6 in Naga City, Camarines Sur.

The two-day championships presented by Buena Viel Construction top official Engr. Jojo Buenaventura is considered as the biggest tournament to be held in Bicol in recent years.

“We are inviting all chess aficionados to join us in this biggest chess event in the Bicol Region,” said Buenaventura, also the team owner of PCAP member Camarines Soaring Eagles.

“This is just the beginning. We hope to organize more tournaments through the MPCL and Buena Viel Construction,” he added.

MPCL official IM Hamed Nouri welcomed Buena Viel’s full support to MPCL and its programs.

“Buena Viel Construction has been providing support not only in chess, but in other sports in the region,” said Nouri.

“Buena Viel’s support will help us in the MPCL to conitnue our advocacy to promote chess in the grassroots.”

At stake in the tournament are trophies and cash prizes with the champion in the team event getting P100,000, trophy and medals.

The runner-up wil receive P50,000 plus trophy and medals, the third placer P30,000 plus trophy and medals and fourth placer P20,000.

The fifth up to 10th placers will earn P10,000, P8,000, P7,000, P6,000, P5,000 and P4,000, respectively.

The Top Bicol team will receive P5,000..

Side events are the blitz tournament and youth 16 under competition.

For registration payment, send to Hamed Nouri at 0975-6019982.

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