Africa Youth Chess Championship enters day two

The second round of Africa Youth chess championship is currently underway in Kisumu.

In the U8 category Zambian Madamombe Anotida is the current leader ahead of Namibias WCM Hinda Otilie while Kenya’s WCM Tracy Njoki Is third in the country.

South Africa’s Levitan Caleb is leading the U8 after edging out his compatriot Liang Yi Xuan.

In the U10 girls, WCM Egyptian Gasser Game leads the chase followed by South Africa’s Datharam and Algerian Nassr Ryma.

The tournament star attraction is the U12 boys’ category that has 21 participants.

Candidate Master Tamar Ahmed is the current leader followed by Algerian Benyahie Safir and South Africa’s Nevile Tyler.

Egyptian Kandil Adham is the current leader after defeating Kenya’s Brian Munene during the opening round.

Hot on his heels is Algerian Candidate Master Araoun Saadi.

The Chief Arbitrator Algerian Samir Zerdali says 174 participants are in action during today’s event.

The Under 16 and 18 girls has attracted 14 players. Woman Fide Master Nassr Rania is leading the chase ahead of Woman International Master Nassr Lina from Algeria.


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