Zone 4.4 Kenya Youth Under-16 Team Chess Championships


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

Standby Replacements

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


MPESA Paybill

Business Number 400222

Account Number 203037 #short name

Eg: 203037 #John Doe

Those interested can contact the following:

Duke Michieka

Telephone: +275720475116

John Mukabi

Telephone: +254721653040


Source: Chess Kenya


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