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King Harold Wanyama On His Way To Las Vegas!


Harold Wanyama put  up another fine display of strong chess to win the Nairobi satellite edition of the Millionaire Chess event held on the weekend of 30th April to 3rd May 2015 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre.

In the last round Harold dispatched Akello Atwoli to win the event with 7.5 out of 8 rounds.

Harold Wanyama in action

Harold won a cash prize of approximately USD 500 and wins a fully paid trip to Las Vegas to participate in the 2015 Las Vegas Millionaire Chess event to be held in October this year.

There was a big press conference on the last day where Graham Jurgensen of Kasparov Chess Foundation Africa and the charming Amy Lee of Millionaire Chess were present.

From left Akello Atwoli, Githinji Hinga Chairman, Graham Jurgensen, Satish  Desphande CEO & Harold

Harold is an old friend and I wish him all the best for this upcoming event.