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Nairobi Open Youth Chess Championship


Nairobi Chess Academy & Club have announced details of the Nairobi Open Youth Chess Championship which takes place on 25th February 2017 at the Makini School, Nairobi.

Poster of the event.

The event will be run in different age categories and will see players use a 45 minute time control over 6 rounds.

FM Steve Ouma who is the organiser of the event says that he expects over 150 children form various schools in Nairobi and the environs.

Photo taken from the 2016 African Youth Chess Championship in Port Elisabeth, South Africa From left to right Rodha Olisa from Kenya , unknown, FM Steve Ouma, Nina Joubert main orgainser of the event, IA Issac Babu from Kenya and unknown.

Registration for the event can be done via this portal – Register for Nairobi Open Youth Chess Championship.