Kenya finished overall fourth at the just concluded African Schools Individuals Chess Championship 2016 in Lusaka Zambia after amassing 5 medals, 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze Medals.
Botswana were the overall winners with 3 Gold medals and 3 Bronze medals while hosts Zambia were second with a total of seven medals: 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze medals.
South Africa finished third with five medals: 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze.
Kenya was represented by nine players, and won its medals in the following categories
Under 9 Boys Odongo Lwanga Amol a Bronze medal and a Candidate Masters (CM) title.
11 Boys Samesh Arul a Silver medal and a Candidate Masters (CM) title, Aguda Lwanga Amol a Bronze medal and a Candidate Masters (CM) title.
Under 13 Girls Krishi Shah a Gold medal and a Woman Fide Master (WFM) title.
Under 15 Girls Reanna Paras Varsani a Bronze medal and Woman Candidate Master (WCM) title.
Overall summary for Team Kenya is shown below;
We at Kenya Chess Masala are proud of the achievements of this team.