Arjay Co places 3rd in NLEX online chess tourney

November 04, 2020
By: 
UMCO

Ateneo de Manila Grade School chess player Arjay Co of 4-Diego Silang placed Third Overall in the Kiddies Category (12 years old and under) of the first NLEX Sports Battle of the Minds online chess tournament.  

Held on October 25 using the online platform of Lichess.org, the event was an open tournament that attracted 257 participants. It utilized the 17-round Swiss system with a time control format of two minutes plus one second increment for each player.
The tournament applied the FIDE Laws of Chess System and was sanctioned by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines thru NLEX Sports.

Arjay is a member of the AGS Chess Varsity Team and was coached by Joanne Medina Toledo and John Eric Margarito.