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Tanzania Open Chess Tournament


The eagerly awaited Tanzania Open Chess Tournament will run from 23rd to 26th November 2017 at the Peacock Hotel in Dar-es-Salaam.

The event boasts a cash prize fund of TSH 2,065,000 (USD 1,000) with the top prize being TSHS 800,000 (USD 360).

The event is organised by Tanzania Chess Federation and sponsored by Tanzania Chess Foundation and Kasparov Chess Foundation Africa.

This is the 3rd edition of the event and past winners have included;

2015 – IM Elijah Emojong (Uganda)

2016 – IM Arthur Ssegwanyi (Uganda)

The past events have been covered by this website and the stories can be found here 2015 Tanzania Open and 2016 Tanzania Open.