Team Kenya Selection Criteria
Chess Kenya as hosting Federation will have a right to field five teams. One invited team and four additional teams. In case of an odd number of teams, a sixth team can be entered.
The federation will constitute and fully sponsor one invited team giving priority to players who will still be under 16 in 2020 and based on merits (only position 1-2 in under 14 and 16).
The following have been shortlisted for the invited team:
CM Gichuki Jeff– Light House Chess Club
Kiptoo Pascal– St Patrick’s Iten
Mercy Ingado– Light House Chess Club
CM Lwanga Aguda– Consolata School
Momanyi Sarah– SOM Chess Academy
Shah Viraj Bhaveshu-Peponi School
The slot for the additional teams are open on a first-come-first-serve basis but must conform to the following conditions
- The team members must have participated in the National Youth Championships 2019.
- The team must meet the composition required of three boys and two girls
- The team can include a maximum of two non- citizens.
- The team will meet all costs associated and must be paid by 15th November 2019.
All payment should be remitted to the following bank account of the CKF
Bank Account Details
Bank Name: Cooperative Bank of k
Bank Code: 11
Bank Branch: Upperhill
Branch Code: 037
Account Name: Chess Kenya
Account Number: 01134162629400
Swift Code: KCOOKENA
Business Number 400222
Account Number 203037 #short name
Eg: 203037 #John Doe
Those interested can contact the following:
Email email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: Chess Kenya