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2nd Peter Le Pelley Cup

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The 2nd edition of the Le Pelley Cup will take place this coming Saturday 21st January 2017 at the Goan Gymkhana Club from 1.30pm.

The event is in honour of the late Mr Peter Le Pelley who was a prominent lawyer and long serving chairman of Nairobi Chess Club.

The event is limited to 36 players who will battle over 5 rounds with a 25 minutes time control.  Defending Champion FM Steve Ouma has confirmed that he is coming to defend his title.

Nairobi Chess Club Director of Play Mushfig Habilov (left) presents the top prize to the winner FM Steve Ouma at the end of the 1st edition of Peter Le Pelley Cup on 30th January 2016 at the Goan Gymkhana Club, Nairobi.

A story of the 1st edition of this event can be found here with some historic photos.

1st Peter Le Pelley Cup