Daniel Anwuli wins Zone 4.4 in Ghana and qualifies for the World Cup Print
Saturday, 04 May 2019 05:56
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Zone 4.4 championship finished on April 27 in Ghana. Daniel Anwuli scored 7.5 points out of 9 rounds to claim the first prize and a qualification spot at the FIDE World Cup which will take place in Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia), in 2019.

The tournament was held from 21st to 27th April 2019 at the Oceanic Resort, Accra, Ghana. A total number of 53 players from 7 federations, including Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo and hosts Ghana, took part in this event. Nigeria dominated the event with 20 players. The top 14 places were occupied by players from Nigeria! Olanrewaju Ajibola was second and Akintoye Abdulraheem third.

Toritsemuwa Ofowino won the women section with impressive 8.5/9. 18 players from 6 federations took part in the women's group. Perpetual Eloho Ogbiyoyo was second with 7.5 points and Vivian Dzaayem was third with 7 points. Nigerian lady players occupied the top 5 slots.

GM Maurice Ashley from the USA was the Guest of Honour at the closing ceremony.

Link to the complete Final Results.

Link to photos and other information.

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