96 junior chess players took part in the ‘Invisible Crown Junior Chess Tournament‘ which was held at Crown House off Vihiga Road, Kileleshwa in Nairobi.
The 5 round event was split into 3 sections – U18, U13 and U8.
The U8 category had 31 players and it was Hetansh Shah of Oshwal Academy who emerged the clear winner with 5 points.
The U13 category had 60 players in which both Mark Alando of Mavens Chess Centre and Reuben Githaiga of Makini School tied for first place with 5 points each. Mark Alando was declared the winner due to a better tie break.
The U18 category had a total of 8 players. Krish Wadhia of Oshwal Academy was the clear winner with 5 points.