Rwabushenyi Memorial Open Chess Championship is set to run from 30th November to 3rd December 2017 at the Forest Cottages, Nagurua Hill, Bukkoto in the outskirts of Kampala.
The event is sponsored by the Civil Aviation Authority in memory of the Authority’s former Director the late Cyril Rwabushenyi who was also a serving Chairman (1996-1998) and founding member of the Uganda Chess Federation.
Further details can be downloaded here – Rwabushenyi open 2017.
Past winners of this prestigious and iconic event include the following;
2016 – event not held
2015 – IM Aruthur Ssegwanyi with 7.5 points. Event held on 5th/6th/12th & 13th December 2015.
2014 – FM Harold Wanyama with 7 points. Event held in early January 2015.
2011 – FM Harold Wanyama.
2010 – IM Elijah Emojong with 7 points & Phiona Mutesi winner of Ladies section.
2008 – FM Harold Wanyama.