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Equity Bank Chess Club off to Cairo

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Equity Bank Chess Club off to Cairo

Equity Bank Chess Club made Kenyan chess history yesterday when they flew to Cairo, Egypt for the African Clubs Championship Cup.  The event runs from 23rd July to 1st August 2017.

Logos of the organisers and sponsors.

The Egyptian Chess Federation in conjunction with the African Chess Union are the organisers.  Eastern Company SAE are the sponsors..

Equity Bank Chess Club pose for a group photo. Standing left to right Benard Wanjala, Njagi Kabugu, unknown, FM Steve Ouma, unknown, IM Arthur Ssegwanyi, Victor Hongo, John Mukabi, Moses Andiwoh & IM Elijah Emojong.
Equity Bank Chess Club pose for a group photo. Standing left to right Benard Wanjala, Njagi Kabugu, unknown, FM Steve Ouma, unknown, IM Arthur Ssegwanyi, Victor Hongo, John Mukabi, Moses Andiwoh & IM Elijah Emojong.

Team members include;

IM Arthur Ssegwanyi.
IM Elijah Emojong.
CM Ken Omolo.
FM Steve Ouma.
Moses Andiwoh.

Veteran John Mukabi is the Team Coach with Victor Hongo as his assistant.  Benard Wanjala is the Team Manager and Njagi Kabugu is the Chef de Mission.

KCB Chess Club is the second Kenyan team taking part in this event.  They are expected to fly out today morning.