Friday, July 15, 2011

2 Pinoys Qualify for the Word Chess Cup 2011

As of  today, FIDE lists two Filipinos who qualified for the 2011 World Chess Cup.  They are GM's Wesley So and Mark Paragua. Both players are the only Pinoys to reach the 2600 rating and both were prodigies who started playing the game early.

The World Chess Cup is happening from August 26 - September 21, 2011 and the host will be Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. A total of one hundred twenty eight players will be participating coming from almost all corners of the globe.

FIDE has the complete list and details for the World Chess Cup 2011.

Good luck boys!

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