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IM Elijah Emojong wins 3rd Capablanca Cup

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IM Elijah Emojong wins 3rd Capablanca Cup

IM Elijah Emojong of Uganda emerged as the winner with a perfect score of 5/5 in the 3rd Capablanca Cup Chess Championship held at the Braeburn School, Gitanga Road. He took home a cash prize of KES 8,000 and a glittering trophy.

IM Elijah Emojong of Uganda.
IM Elijah Emojong of Uganda.

In second place was Githinji Hinga with 4.5 points, and he went home with KES 5,000 and a trophy. 

The hotly contested event saw 57 players battling for honours over the weekend of 16th and 17th February 2013.

Nairobi Chess Club were the event organisers.

Dr Jacob Onditi.
Dr Jacob Onditi.
Bhupinder Singh in action.
Bhupinder Singh in action.
Section of the playing hall.
Section of the playing hall.
Final standing.
Final standing.
Poster of the event.

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Nairobi Chess Club website.