Frayna to hold free online chess clinics

April 05, 2020
 Janelle Mae Frayna & Jayson Gonzales
WGM Janelle Mae Frayna (middle) and GM Jayson Gonzales (second from right) in file photo.

HERE'S your chance to learn to play chess from WGM Janelle Mae Frayna while staying at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Frayna and her long-time coach GM Jayson Gonzales are now offering free online chess lessons to aspiring players starting next week.

Dubbed as AFPI Online Basic Chess Clinics, the event is scheduled.on April 11-15 with a limit of 30 participants per batch.

The session will last for 20 hours.

Eligible to participate are beginners and novice players nine years old and above or atleast Grade 3 students.

They must be dependents of AFP, PNP and other uniformed personnel snd medical and health workers.who now serve as frontliners in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The online chess clinic is a project of the Artillery Foundation of the Philippines, Inc. and the Philippine Army  Special Service Center in cooperation with the Endgame  Sports Management, Inc.

Major suppprters are the Philippine Sports Commission, National Chess Federation of the Philippines and Far Eastern University.

For inquiries, call  0920-1590428. Ed Andaya