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2017 African Chess Club Championship – Closing Ceremony

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2017 African Chess Club Championship – Closing Ceremony

The 2017 African Chess Club Championship ended on 31st July 2017 in Giza, Egypt.

We have included some photos from the closing ceremony of this prestigious event.

A total of nine teams took part in the event.  Seven teams were from Egypt, one from Libya and Kenya had two teams.  Both KCB Chess Club and Equity Bank Chess Club were the Kenyan representatives.

Alhawar Chess Club were the winners of the event with 14 points.  Equity Bank Chess Club were 5th with 6 points while KCB Chess Club were 6th with 3 points.

Mr Georgios Makropoulos the FIDE Deputy President was the chief guest at the closing ceremony.

Blitzing while waiting for the opening ceremony to start. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
Blitzing while waiting for the opening ceremony to start. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
Blitzing while waiting for the opening ceremony to start. FM Harold Wanyama of KCB Chess Club in action against GM Hesham Abdelrahman of Egypt. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
Blitzing while waiting for the opening ceremony to start. FM Harold Wanyama of KCB Chess Club in action against GM Hesham Abdelrahman of Egypt. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
Equity Chess Club celebrate. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
Equity Chess Club celebrate. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
.The winners Al Hawar Chess Club at the closing ceremony. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
The winners Al Hawar Chess Club at the closing ceremony. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
Benard Wanjala of Equity Chess Club receives some goodies. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
Benard Wanjala of Equity Chess Club receives some goodies. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
Egyptian Chess Federation President Dr Hesham Elgendy at the closing ceremony. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
Egyptian Chess Federation President Dr Hesham Elgendy at the closing ceremony. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
Mr Lewis Ncube of Zambia who is the FIDE Continental President for Africa. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
Mr Lewis Ncube of Zambia who is the FIDE Continental President for Africa. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
FIDE Deputy President Mr Georgios Makropoulos makes a point. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.
FIDE Deputy President Mr Georgios Makropoulos makes a point. Photo credits Njagi Kabugu.

Links

2017 African Chess Club Championship.

Standing & Results of the 2017 African Chess Club Championship.