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Don Bosco Chess Club Youth Chess Championship

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Don Bosco Chess Club Youth Chess Championship

Don Bosco Chess Club in Tanzania celebrates its first anniversary with a youth tournament.  The event will take place on 24th June 2017 at New Africa Hotel located in downtown Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

In Tanzania chess is starting to gain rapid traction amongst the youth.  This has mainly arisen from the work of a small band  of highly dedicated individuals.

We have featured many stories from Tanzania on this website and some of the recent one includes; IM Arthur Ssegwanyi wins 2016 Tanzania Open , Tanzania in the 2016 Baku Olympiad and IM Elijah Emojong wins 2015 Tanzania Open.

Poster of the event.The event is a six round event with four categories U8, U10, U12 and U16.  Cleophas Charles is Don Bosco’s best player who will play a simultaneous match against the top 16 players who emerge from this event.

Cleophas Charles of Don Bosco Chess Club in action during the recent Zone 4.2 Team Championship U16 in Mombasa. Photo credit David Llada.
Cleophas Charles of Don Bosco Chess Club in action during the recent Zone 4.2 Team Championship U16 in Mombasa. Photo credit David Llada.

Cleophas Charles has been a great influence among his peers and this match will stimulate keen media interest.

The event has been proudly sponsored y Yash International (T) Ltd.  Subsidiary support for this event has come from the Chairman of the Tanzania Chess Foundation Mr Vinay Chaudary.

Yash International (T) Ltd are a new sponsor.  They have pledged to support this fledgling club  with the aim of empowering the youths through chess.

Links

Standings & Results of 2019 Tanzania Open.

Anthony Kionga continues to shine on day 2 of the 2019 Tanzania Open.

Major upsets on day 1 of the 2019 Tanzania Open.

Further details for the 2019 Tanzania Open.

IM Elijah Emojong wins 2017 Tanzania Open.

Preview of 2017 Tanzania Open.

IM Arthur Ssegwanyi wins 2016 Tanzania Open.

Preview of the 2016 Tanzania Open.

IM Elijah Emojong wins 2015 Tanzania Open.

Preview of the 2015 Tanzania Open.