THE monthly tournament of the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (CEPCA) will come off the wraps today at the Deep Blue Chess Club at the SM City Cebu.
The competition will be starting at 1 p.m.
The tournament will use a five round Swiss system format with handicapping time control. The participants will be divided into two categories according to their skills.
The winning wood pusher will earn the monthly title plum, which will also serve as his ticket for the grand finals slated December.
Already booking seats are Atty. Jong Melendez (January), National Master (NM) Arnold Cadiz (February), Percival Fiel (March) and Maggi Dionson (April).
The tournament will be handled by Jun Olis. /CORRESPONDENT DALE G. ROSAL