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Kenya National Youth & Cadets Chess Championship – Coast Region.


The Kenya Nationals Youths and Cadets Chess Championship – Coast Region Qualifiers took place on 25th February 2017, at Wild Waters in Mombasa (Wild Waters Kenya).

Logo for Wild Waters.
Logo of Mombasa Chess Club.

The event was organised by Mombasa Chess Club.

A total of 38 players from the following schools took part;  Sheikh Khalifa, Aga Khan High, Aga Khan Academy, MM Shah, Mombasa Academy ,  Memon High and Oshwal Academy.


In under 8 category Amier  Muravej  was the winner with 5/5 points, followed by  Jason Hira with 4/5 both players from Aga Khan Academy.  Aayan Natha of Mombasa Academy came 3rd with  3 points .

John Kamau and Peter Njogu of MM Shah  topped Under 12 category both with 5/6 points followed by Haimi Shah of Aga Khan Academy who had 4 points.

The beautiful open and spacious playing hall.

17 players registered for under 18 category.  Noor Mohamed Shabbir  of Memon High garnered 4.5/5 points to top the group followed by Mahek  Shah of Aga Khan Academy and Sri Chaitanye of Oshwal Academy both with 4 points.

Intense action.

The top four in each Category qualified for the Nationals Qualification in 18th March, 2017 at Alliance Girls, Nairobi.

Proud winners display their medals.

The event was also used as preparations for Mombasa Open  International Chess Championship which is set for 19th to 22nd April 2017  at Wild Waters.  See write up on 2017 Mombasa Open.

A happy winner!