The 2021 African Individual Chess Championships is taking place on 17th May—28th May 2021 at Golden Peacock Hotel, Lilongwe, Malawi.
Egyptian Chess Players— Grandmaster Adly Ahmed and Grandmaster Bassem Amin are leading the pack with 6/7 at 2021 African Individual Chess Championships.
African’s Number one (1) chess player—GM Bassem Amin defeated Malagasy’s number one(1) ranked player—IM Rakotomaharo, Fy Antenaina while African’s Number two (2)—GM Ahmed Adly took care of Malawi’s sensation—FM Mwale Joseph. Third place is occupied by another Egyptian Chess Player—Grandmaster Fawzy Adham who dealt a big blow on Ugandan’s FM Kawuma Patrick to end his unbeaten run at the championships.
GM Bellahcene Bilel who suffered a terrible loss to FM Mwale Joseph in round 6 got back to winning ways by defeating FM Mhango Banele in round 7.
In the Women Section, WIW Nassr Lina and WIM February Jesse Nikki are leading with 5.5/7. WIW Nassr Lina got the better of WFM Mwango Lorita and ended her unbeaten run. On the other top boards, WIM February Jesse Nikki, WIM Moaataz Ayah, Shriyan Santosh Priyasha, Marochkina Nadezha Valerevna all defeated their opponents with the black pieces.