CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City councilor Rey Gealon plans to hold a quarterly scrabble tournament to provide local and young word wizards a quality competition to nurture their talent. Gealon currently hosts his “3rd Councilor Rey Gealon Open Scrabble Tournament” at the Robinsons Galleria Cebu this weekend. It unfolded on Saturday, November 18, 2023, with over a hundred word wizards vying for supremacy. READ: 3rd Gealon Scrabble tilt unfolds this weekend Interest in scrabble For Gealon, he and his partners were encouraged to continue this undertaking after witnessing the huge interest of the local scrabble community, especially young players from all over Cebu.  “Daghan kaayo talented nga mga bata from schools pero wala sila venue to showcase their talent ba. So, ang ato lang in our personal capacity with the help sa atong mga suod nga higala ug organizations, ato ni nahimo nga tournament sa panghinaot maka compete ni sila nationally ug internationally,” said Gealon. (There are a lot of talented kids from schools but they don’t have a venue to showcase their talents. So, in our own personal capacity with the help of our close friends and organizations, we organized this tournament in the hopes that they can compete nationally or internationally.) “In fact, usa sa atong consistent champion, si Lord Garnett Talisic nakacompete na ni og mga international events. Mao na atong tuyo to nurture their talents and make them world-class scrabble players,” he said. READ: Science high bet tops Cebu City Charter Day Scrabble Consistent scrabble champion In fact, one of our consistent champions, Lord Garnett Talisic, has already competed in international events. That is what we intend to do to nurture their talents and make them world-class scrabble players.) Talisic represents the Cebu City National Science High School and currently competes in the ongoing tournament.  With all that in mind, Gealon already announced that they would make his tournament bigger and would make it a quarterly event.  READ: Talisic, Suaso are champions in 2nd Councilor Rey Gealon scrabble tournament  USAPI This year alone, he in partnership with the Unified Scrabble Association of the Philippines (USAPI), Cebu Scrabble Association, and the Talisay Masonic Lodge 422, have successfully hosted three scrabble tournaments including this one. “Padak-an ni nato next year, mao na atong intention moving forward. Every quarter ato paninguhaon nato next year. Hopefully, upat ka events, but we hope that other groups and individuals would help

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