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FEU holds free online chess lessons

/ 12:00 AM October 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines—Asia’s first Grandmaster Eugene Torre and national women’s team coach GM Jayson Gonzales lead Far Eastern University’s free online chess lessons on October 24.

The lessons, which will have morning and afternoon sessions conducted via Zoom, are open for boys girls and girls aged 11-17. The endeavor was spearheaded by FEU Chairman Aurelio Montinola III and athletics director Mark Molina.

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Torre and Gonzales, who is also the coach of the FEU chess team, will be one among the many top masters who will train and help participants improve their game.

“Helping the development of chess among young people especially the low income or less fortunate families is the main objective and mission of the program,” said Gonzales.

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Janelle Mae Frayna, an FEU alumna and the country’s first and only Woman GM, is also among the trainers along with International Masters Paulo Bersamina and Jerad Docena and Woman FIDE Master Michelle Yaon.

Details for registration are available at FEU Chess Team’s official Facebook Page.

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