Cissé Amadou Lamine and Marochkina Nadezhda Valerevna are 2020 Senegal National Chess Champions

The first part of Senegal National Open Championship held in December 2020. The event was Open to Senegalese and Foreigners. The seven...

2019 Cote d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz – Recap Day 1

Day 1 RecapThe first leg of 2019 Grand Chess Tour kicked off in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire today. After three rounds of rapid,...

Nigeria Chess Federation (NCF) Launches New Website

In order to promote visibility and awareness, the Nigeria Chess Federation (NCF) has created a new website: www.ncf.com.ng. From reviews and assessment of the...

IM Balogun Oluwafemi and WFM Ogbiyoyo Perpetual Eloho are 2021 Nigeria Chess Champions

The 2021 Nigeria National Chess Championship ended on the 14th Nov 2021 with IM Balogun Oluwafemi and WFM Ogbiyoyo Perpetual Eloho as...

ZONE 4.4 WOMEN INDIVIDUAL UPDATES: OFOWINO TORITSEMUWA LEADS AFTER EDGING TOP SEED WFM OGBIYOYO...

The Nigerian dominance at the ongoing Zone 4.4 has not spared the ladies section as Nigerian Ofowino Toritsemuwa has taken a sole...

Eleanor Olajide: A 7-Year-Old Chess Prodigy in the Making

Chess can be a very complex game and takes time to master. True, chess can be played by everyone at any age,...

The August FIDE Ratings are Out With Few Changes in Top Ten Ranking for...

IM Balogun Oluwafemi tops August FIDE ratings with 2289 and getting very close to reach milestone 2300 rating. Balogun Oluwafemi reached...

BASSEM CONTINUES TO GROW INTO GREATNESS

Africa's number one chess player, Egyptian Grandmaster Bassem Amin @gm_bassem_amin has continued decorating his chess collection. As of April, 2019, Bassem who is also...

Port Harcourt Monthly Rapid Chess Tournament May Edition: Etuk-Akpan, Onyekwere are winners

Etuk-Akpan, Dr. Onyekwere, Damasus and Emmanuella Trust all shine at May Edition of Port Harcourt Monthly Rapid Chess Tournament.

February Jesse Nikki To Play in 2021 FIDE World Cup

Do you remember February Jesse Nikki? Jesse won Gold at the recently concluded Women's section of 2021 African Individual Chess Championships in...

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