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36th Mt Kenya Junior Chess Championship


The 36th edition of the Mt. Kenya Junior Chess Championship came to an end last Sunday 9th July 2017 at Tumutumu Girls High School in Nyeri.

Tournament Director Watson Weru addresses the participants. Photo credit Watson Weru.

The event was a resounding success with slightly over 340 participants from 19 schools within the region.

Primary schools:

1. Nyeri Good Shepherd Academy.
2. Nyeri Moi Complex Primary School.
3. Nyeri Hillstead Academy.
4. Consolata Primary School (Othaya).
5. St. Teresa Primary School (Othaya).
6. Brookfield Academy (Karatina).

Secondary schools:

1. Kiarithaini Boys Secondary School.
2. St. Mary’s Boys Secondary School – Nyeri.
3. Kanjuri Boys High School.
4. Baricho Boys High School.
5. Karima Boys High School.
6. Muranga High School.
7. Kenyatta High School (Mahiga).
8. Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls High School.
9. Karima Girls High School.
10. Mugoiri Girls High School.
11. Tumutumu Girls High School (HOSTS).
12. Kabiruini Girls Secondary School.
13. Kiine Girls High School.

Photo from the event. Photo credit Watson Weru.

The event was run in separate sections for U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 & U18 for both Boys & Girls.

The 37th edition of this event will be held next term at Moi Complex Primary School in Nyeri.

Proud winners pose with Tournament Director Watson Weru (with grey track suit). Photo credit Watson Weru.



  1. please inform me of any chess tournaments in the year so that am able to plan for a group of student to participate


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