Non-Master Chess Tournament Held For Second Time

By : Wiyanto And Aldi Firhand. A | Monday, May 21 2018 - 21:18 IWST

Hatta Taliwang, Chairman of PB PERCASI GM Utut Adianto and Maruarar Sirait while attending a non-master chess tournament (Photo: Anto / Industry.co.id).
Hatta Taliwang, Chairman of PB PERCASI GM Utut Adianto and Maruarar Sirait while attending a non-master chess tournament (Photo: Anto / Industry.co.id).

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - The second chess tournament was held to raise the spirit of nationality, participants began young people of parents, women and men.

Hatta Taliwang, chess tournament organizers said the prizes to be gained by participants totaled Rp47 million. The other winner will get Rp8 million prize.

"So that young people want the spirit to rise for the sake of Indonesia's sluggish start, this chess race is also in order to Promotechess sport," he said in Jakarta, Sunday (20/05/2018).

Participants of this chess race, using a red uniform, Hatta asserted this is not the color of the party but the symbol of courage. Later August and October will be a follow-up race for non-masters with more exciting prizes.

The origin of the various provinces, at least 12 provinces. Total participants reached 392 competitors.

"This is the second time we held on big day day, the participants there from Java, NTB, Riau, Lampung, Palembang yes approximately there are 10-12 provinces," he said.

Chairman of PB PERCASI GM Utut Adianto said, his presence at the closing of non-master chess tournaments to encourage the spirit of chess players in Indonesia who have a hobby of playing chess ..

"Chess born from the bottom layer, chess makes people diligent and brain exercise is not senile," he said.

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