Ribeira Grande, May 3 (Inforpress) – The chess player from the municipality of Paul Rui Vera-Cruz won this Sunday the first regional phase of the Cabo Verde Cup in chess, which took place at the headquarters of Rosariense, in the city of Ribeira Grande, Santo Antão.
The competition podium was completed with Arlindo Rodrigues, second place, and Carlos Pinheiro, third.
With this result, Rui Vera-Cruz and Arlindo Rodrigues will represent the island of Santo Antão in the national chess competition, still with a date to be settled due to the situation of calamity decreed by the Government since Friday and for a period of 30 days.
“I made an effort, and in the last few days I tried to prepare the best I could. I was lucky to play the final with a great player, Arlindo Rodrigues”, said Rui Vera-Cruz in statements to Inforpress, ensuring that he intends to continue playing chess and take it to his county and other places.