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Antonio sa Abante Chess Challenge

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Tampok si 13-time Philippine Open chess champion Grandmaster Rogelio “Joey” M. Antonio, Jr. sa 1 vs 25 Abante Chess Challenge 2019 simultaneous exhibition games bukas, Sabado, Oktubre 12 sa Banahaw Covered court sa Barangay Kaunlaran, Cubao, Quezon City.

Makakatagisan ng talino ni Antonio ang 25 survivors/winners tapos ang elimination round na magsisimula dakong alas-otso ng umaga sa event na magkatuwang na sinusuportahan nina Prage Management Corporation President Rey Marfil at General Manager Gil Cabacungan, Jr., sa pakikipagtulungan nina Brgy. Kaunlaran chairman Christopher “Dong” Cheng at councilor Irene Belmonte.

Si Antonio ay 2017 Italy World Senior Chess Championship 2nd placer, 2005 Most Outstanding Quezon City resident, dating Philippine Sportswriters Association Athlete of the Year at unang Pilipinong nakapag-World Cup. Pambato siya uli ng bansa sa WSSC sa Nobyembre 11-24 sa Bucharest, Romania. Sina Fide Master Nelson “Elo” Mariano III at National Arbiter Byron Villar ang magsisilbing chess commentator kasama sina National Master Romeo Alcodia at Genghis Imperial sa Abante Chess Challenge.

Isasantabi muna nina University of Makati coach Clark dela Torre at De Paz Chess Center top honcho/coach Deorico Portillo de Paz, Jr. ang abalang iskedyul para manguna sa mga woodpusher na sasali sa 1-day free registration event.

Makakapigaan ng utak ni Antonio sina reigning Estavillo kiddies champion Ariel Caluscusao Santander, PWDs Ross Simeon at Jerome Espi, retirees Willy Pongse, Joey Straight at Tomas Gatpo, Jr., drivers Jeffrey Estandian, Edmund Ruiz at Andrew Elpedes, bakers James Vonz Villafuerte, Billy Tesoro, realtors Oscar Tabanao at Leonard Cabreros, Local Government Units’ Jun Cernado at Ronald Straight, taho vendor Norman Ruel Fajardo, student Jio Donato at kwek-kwek vendor Richard Catindoy.(Elech Dawa)