A young woman from the MyInvestor Casablanca Club in Zaragoza was about to leave her country when she was about to find a safe life in Spain as a child. Six years ago, he landed in the capital with his brother, where he just won the regional championship and defeated the favorite Eizaguerri Floris María.
Madrid (EUROPA PRESS). The -22-year-old Mexican chess player Gisela Roque is a college student, the cashier of the Mercadona supermarket chain, and the owner of the International Federation. He asserted that Spain will be the “proud” Olympic Games. He also participated in the Olympic Games five years ago. The brother of the sport immigrated to this country.
The young woman from the MyInvestor Casablanca Club in Zaragoza left Mexico when she was almost a child, hoping to live a safer life in Spain. Six years ago, he landed in the capital with his brother, where he had just won the regional championship and defeated his favorite Eizaguerri Floris María.
The story of Gisela Roque is hard work and improvement. He started playing chess when he was 11 years old and took a vacation. He explained in a statement to Europa News: “Although I am the only one who continues to maintain a competitive level, my parents supported me and the four brothers we love.”
At present, Roque is taking time off the black and white grid, is studying the third year of marketing, working in a supermarket, and training in his dream: to represent Spain in the next chess Olympics.
In 2014, Rock joined the Mexican Olympic team in Tromsø (Norway) at the age of 16. Now, she will apply for citizenship in order to be able to participate in the Spanish Women’s Championship, and if she continues to improve, she can also participate in the Olympics. He explained: “I am waiting for Mercadona to confirm whether I can take a few days off in August to participate in the Spanish Championship.”
Roque, together with the international coach Sabrina Vega and Spain’s women who have won many championships, proved that chess is a genderless sport, although it is mainly practiced by men. He said: “I think there are very few women in this world, because from the beginning you realize that men dominate the game and always win. This makes you discouraged and eventually you lose interest.”
She believes that it is necessary to inspire girls from an early age and let them see that they are as capable as men.
Roque’s hobbies are particularly prominent in reading and watching TV series and movies. He admits that he has been attracted by the popular Netflix TV series “Gambito de Dama” (Gambito de Dama). He said: “Of course, I like it very much; it reflects reality, but under a fictional picture. Because you don’t always win,” he added, feeling. For her, the success of chess is based on three pillars: “Patience, Perseverance and Confidence”.