Nigeria Chess Federations Join Forces with Ecobank Nigeria for the 2024 National Schools’ Team Chess Competition


Towards an upcoming event, Ecobank Nigeria Limited has partnered with the Nigeria Chess Federation (NCF) to host the 2024 National Schools’ Team Chess Competition. The event which is scheduled to hold from the 24th -28th of May, 2024, will bring together the brightest young minds from primary, secondary, and tertiary education levels to battle it out for prizes worth over N10 million!

Ecobank Nigeria’s Managing Director and Regional Executive, Bolaji Lawal, emphasized the bank’s commitment to empowering children and youth, saying, “We’re dedicated to building a world-class Pan-African bank that contributes to the economic and financial integration of the continent. This partnership is a key part of that vision.”

Prince Adewale Adeyinka, Vice president of the Nigeria Chess Federation. photo: BruvsChessMedia

Moreover, Prince Adeyinka Adewole, Vice President of the Nigeria Chess Federation, praised Ecobank for its support, highlighting the numerous benefits of chess, including enhanced critical thinking, concentration, and problem-solving skills. “We’re excited to see the talented young players from Nigerian schools showcase their skills and compete in a spirit of friendly rivalry,” he said.

Don’t miss out on the excitement! The 2024 National Schools’ Team Chess Competition promises to be an unforgettable experience for participants and spectators alike. Mark your calendars and get ready to witness the future of chess in Nigeria!


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