Grandmaster Wesley So does not forget his roots.
Already based in Minnetonka, Minnesota in the United States, the 27-year-old So continues to follow Philippine chess by recently promoting the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP).
So showed his support to the tournament in a recent Facebook post.
“I am a Filipino-American. That means I am still a Filipino as well as an American. I want to be supportive of chess players doing their best!” So wrote, sharing a video post from PCAP’s official Facebok page.
The video contained matches of the PCAP All-Filipino Conference held last Feb. 27.
A three-time Filipino chess champion, So represented the Philippines until his transfer to the United States in 2014.