SINGAPORE is all set to host the Prof. Lim Kok Ann International Open Chess Championship on June 4-11. Singapore Chess Federation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Grandmaster Kevin Goh Wei Ming will lead the host country’s players against a strong international force that includes the Philippine contingent. (Contributed Photo)
MANILA, Philippines – It’s all systems go for the Singapore Chess Federation’s Singapore Chess Festival dubbed as Prof Lim Kok Ann International Open Chess Championship 2023 at Jurong Spring Community Club in Singapore on June 4-11, 2023.
The highlight of the festival is the Professor Lim Kok Ann International Open 2023, which features some of Singapore’s best local players and strong masters from all over the region.
“This will be one of the most anticipated tournaments in Singapore this year, I hope to attract Singapore’s top talents and the nearby countries,” said Singapore Chess Federation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Grandmaster Kevin Goh Wei Ming.
Possible Filipino participants that we seek to attract will be GM Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr., GM Darwin Laylo, IM Angelo Abundo Young, IM Rolando Nolte, IM Ronald Bancod, IM Hamed Nouri, FM Alekhine Nouri, FM Christopher Castellano, FM Robert Suelo Jr., WFM Allaney Jia Doroy, Cebu’s NM Ariel Potot, NM Jose Aquino Jr., NM Almario Marlon Bernardino Jr., Glenn Garcia, Paul John Lauron and Cebuana Marian Calimbo.
According to GM Kevin that staging the Prof Lim Kok Ann International Open Chess Championship 2023 to commemorate Prof Lim’s outstanding contributions to Singapore Chess. – Marlon Bernardino
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