Eyetonghan Denyefa Callistus wins Bayelsachess-Danhypro rapid chess championship


A total of 47 participants took part in this month’s encounter.


 A. Elite

 B. Opens

 C. Under20

 D. Female

 E. Veterans

 F. Swan (the swan and veterans category had separate tournament and time controls)

There were 7 rounds event with 10+3 time control, except in the veterans and swan whose time control was 5mins each. The Players from the 1st five categories mentioned above competed in a single open event with winners emerging in their respective categories.

After 7rounds of chess, winners emerged from all the categories with Callistus Denyefa Eyetonghan (6points) becoming the first non-elite player to lift the champion’s trophy and the gold medal. Others are;

Elite Category

Abimbola Osunfuyi (Oyo) 6 points- sliver

Sunny Eyenghe (Bayelsa) 6 points – Bronze

Opens category

Tennyson Olisa (Delta) 5 points- gold

Reccoba Onosigho (Delta) 5 points- silver

Salako Clinton (Lagos) 5 points- bronze

Under 20

Kere Alagoa (Bayelsa) 5 points- gold

Jamiu Olamelekan (lagos) 3.5 points- silver

Marvelous Innocent (Bayelsa) 3.5 points- Bronze

Female Category

Shine Ekperi -12 years (Bayelsa) 4 points – gold

Deborah Quickpen -8 years (Bayelsa) 3 points- silver

Sunshine Ebisinde Ebiakpo – 12years (Bayelsa) 3 points- bronze

Veterans Category

Robinson Caesar – gold

Alvin Forteta – silver

Engr. Emmanuel Opigo – bronze

SWAN Category

Eunice Nnachi – gold

Patrick Ndubuisi – silver

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Special Appreciation to our patrons (No particular order)

Miebi Dudiefa

Sir Braveman Wodi (Director of sports BYSSC)

Engr. Emmanuel Opigo

Mrs Rachael Edwards T Dappa (NCF board)

Mr Lekan Adeyemi (NCF president)

Mr Datonye Alambo (SWAN chairman, Bayelsa chapter)

Odogu Ken Ekpolaemi (BYSCA Secretary)

Frank-Opigo foundation (donation of chess equipment)

I. A Obinna Ogbonnanya

To all behind the scene – Daboye Benibo, Sunny Eyenghe, Bomo Kigigha, Belemo Kigigha, Ebingo Kigigha, Obele koko, Douye Asingbi, Miedo Denenu, Maureen Kigigha, Patrick Ndubuisi, Hanannel Jackson, Cameo. We say thank you.

We hope to see you again in our January edition. Do have a wonderful Christmas and a prosperous New Year. God bless. Gens Una Sumus

By: Kigigha Bomo Reporting for BYSCA….

Edited by BruvsChess Media



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