INAASAHANG magiging makulay ang pagpapatuloy ng kauna-unahang Philippine Chess Blitz Online Face Off Series na ipapatupad ang Team Competition format sa Pebrero 10 sa Alabang Hills Village, Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
Ayon kay tournament organizer Philippine Executive Chess Association (PECA) founding president Atty. Cliburn Anthony A. Orbe, ang mga laro na blitz chess format ay mapapanood simultaneously live sa Facebook at YouTube sa cliburn Anthony orbe’s channel.
Pangungunahan ni Grandmaster Darwin Laylo ang Laylo and Friends All Star Chess squad kasama sina GM elect Ronald Dableo, International Master Jan Emmanuel Garcia at Fide Master David Elorta.
Habang ang National University chess team na nasa pangangasiwa nina sportsman Samson Go at head coach Jose “Jojo” Aquino, certified United States Chess Federation (USCF) master ay ipaparada naman sina guest player 13-times Philippine Open champion Grandmaster Rogelio “ Joey” Antonio Jr., Fide Master Austin Jacob Literatus, 18th ASEAN age group Pahang, Malaysia gold medallist Jayson Danday at Neil Conrad Pondoc.
“ In behalf of NU chess team and to our Team Manager Samson Go, I would like to thank Atty. Cliburn Anthony A. Orbe for inviting NU chess team as well as allowing GM Joey Antonio to play to our team.It’s an honor for us to play against strong Philippine masters led by GM Darwin Laylo because this will serve as morale boosting to my players in preparation to the upcoming UAAP games,” pahayag ni United States Chess Federation (USCF) master at NU head coach Jose “Jojo” Aquino.