Arua Rapid Competition to Inaugurate West-Nile Chess Club Print
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 06:57


Uganda Chess Federation (UCF) in collaboration with the West Nile Chess Club (Arua district North West part of Uganda) organized the Rapid tournament at the West Nile Golf Club premises. The event attracted 32 players in the open category with 2 lady players participating in the open category. The event had 1 rated player (Mr. Tembi Tendo Brian - 1668 Captain of Bunamwaya Chess Club from Wakiso District).

Nine (9) rounds were played in the Swiss system for the Rapid tournament of 15 min with no increment and, Mr. Thon David accumulated (8) points out of the total (9).

(4) Clubs were represented in the event i.e. Bunamwaya Chess Club (BCC) – (1) player, Chess Life Academy (CLA) – (1) player, West Nile Chess Club and Makerere University Business School (MUBS) Chess club – (1) player. The bulk of the players in the tournament were from the region registered under the West Nile Chess Club (WNCC) (12 - WNCC, 14 - Muni University and 3 Other Tertiary Institutions).

Ranking after Round 9

Read full Tournament Report here.

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Awarding champion and 2nd runner up Mr. Thon and Mr. Machok respectively