Thursday, October 18, 2012

Eugenio Torre interviewed in Indonesia

The name of Eugenio Torre is irrevocably lined with that of Asian and World chess.

Torre, who is now 60 years of age, is the first Asian to achieve the title of grandmaster. He is also the holder of the record for participating in the most number of World Chess Olympiads with his surprise qualification for his national team and subsequent excellent performance at the World Chess Olympiad 2012.

The Filipino legend who is still an active player and participating at the Indonesia Open Chess Championship (IOCC) 2012 is very positive indeed about the outlook for chess in Asia.

Eugenio Torre shares in an interview by Peter Long for his views on the IOCC, hopes for chess in Asia and for his beloved Philippines.

Read the interview here

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