RRCC RELEASES TIMELINE FOR THE 2021 OLOJO FESTIVAL RAPID CHESS TOURNAMENT

Kayode Olawuni


The Raia Rooks Chess Club(RRCC) has released timeline for the 2021 edition of its annual Olojo Festival Rapid Chess Tournament.

In a release signed by the Founder and CEO of the prestigious sports society, Hon. Adebisi Awope and obtained by Ife City Blog on Saturday, this Year's tournament, the third of its kind will hold between Wednesday the 15th and Thursday the 16th of September, 2021 at the Ife Grand Resorts and Industrial Park, Ife/Ibadan Road, Ile-Ife, Osun State.

According the statement, the season 3 edition of the tournament, with the theme, "Give Kids The World: Teach Them How To Play Chess And You Have Given Them The Ability To Make Important Life Decisions" is projected to be held in a more grand style just as it has secured the official approval and incorporation into the Pre-Olojo Festival Programmes by His Imperial Majesty, the Arole Oduduwa, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife.

The statement further added that registrion for the Games which will be held in multiple categories including male, female and the Under 17 is slated to take off from Monday the 16th of August and continue till the very last day to the tournament, the 14th of September, 2021 with Cash Prizes and Awards to be worn.

Describing Chess as The Game of Kings and The King of Games, the statement however solicit for support, sponsorship and partnership from well-meaning members of the society, brands and corporate organisations, maintaining that the tournament should be seen as a way of sowing and contributing to the development of the community in particular and Chess as a invaluable games of the intellect in general.

Read the Full statement below: 

PRESS RELEASE

RAIA ROOKS CHESS CLUB (RRCC) PRESENTS 2021 OLOJO FESTIVAL RAPID CHESS TOURNAMENT SEASON 3

The Raia Rooks Chess Club(RRCC) after careful deliberation among its management team, the tournament planning and organizing committee and in liaison with the organizers of the World famous Olojo Festival, hereby announces the programme schedule for the third edition of its Annual Olojo Festival Rapid Chess Tournament.

We are excited to inform our esteemed fans, prospective participants and the entire community of sports lovers particularly Chess, The Game of Kings and The King of Games in Ife and beyond that this Year's edition of the tournament is being planned to be held in a grand style especially with the magnanimous approval and incorporation of the tournament into the Pre-Olojo Festival Events by his Imperial Majesty, The Arole Oduduwa Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife.

The theme for this Year's tournament has been "Give Kids The World: Teach Them How To Play Chess And You Have Given Them The Ability To Make Important Life Decisions". The event is scheduled as follows:

DATE/VENUE

The 2021 Olojo Festival Rapid Chess Tournament will hold between Wednesday the 15th and Thursday the 16th of September, 2021 at the Ife Grand Resorts and Industrial Park, Ife/Ibadan Road, Ile-Ife, Osun State.

REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS

Registration of participants for the tournament commences on Monday, the 16th of August, 2021 and will end on Tuesday 14th of September, 2021.

REWARDS

The tournament will feature cash prizes and Awards for winners of different categories which shall comprises of the Male, the Female and the Under 17 categories.

OPEN FOR SPONSORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIP

The prestigious RAIA ROOKS CHESS CLUB hereby seeks your hand in partnership for sake of posperity. We deem it fit to honor your organizations to partner with us for the underlisted reasons:

1.the tournament will be staged in association with the World famous Olojo festival which guarantees your organization a market place for advertisement.

2.The tournament is also a leverage for you to give back to Ile-ife, our cradle and the source in the form of corporate social responsibility.

3.This opportunity would also avail your work force to integrate with the community which we are all part of.

For further enquiries on registration, partnership or support, please call or WhatsApp: 08135632056 Or send us a mail via: [email protected] Thank you.

SIGNED,

Hon. Adebisi Awope,
CEO, RAIA ROOKS CHESS CLUB,
Vice Chairman, 
Osun State Chess Association.
Saturday, August 14, 2021




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