“I have seen many things in the world of chess and many things in the world of games, but never anything like this. The new rules are easily understood and in that sense simple. But the tactical and strategic implications are profound and far- reaching. This is a deep game.”.”
Grandmaster Eugenio Torre
Eugenio Torre is a chess grandmaster. He is considered the strongest chess player the Philippines produced during the 1980s and 1990s, and has been Board 1 player for the Philippines in eighteen World Chess Olympiads. In 1974, then twenty-two years old, he became Asia’s first Grandmaster by winning the silver medal in the Chess Olympiad held in Nice, France. In 1982 he earned a World Candidates Chess Championships.