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Rwasbushenyi Memorial Open Chess Championship

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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.

Poster for Rwasbushenyi Memorial Open Chess Championship.
Poster for Rwasbushenyi Memorial Open Chess Championship.

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

2015IM Aruthur Ssegwanyi with 7.5 points.  Event held on 5th/6th/12th & 13th December 2015.

2014FM Harold Wanyama with 7 points.  Event held in early January 2015.

2011FM Harold Wanyama.

2010IM Elijah Emojong with 7 points & Phiona Mutesi winner of Ladies section.

2008FM Harold Wanyama.

3 time winner of the Rwashushenyi Memorial FM Harold Wanyama in action.
3 time winner of the Rwashushenyi Memorial FM Harold Wanyama in action.
Other Rwabushenyi Memorial Champions.  IM Elijah Emojong (4th from left) and IM Arthur Ssegwanyi.
Other Rwabushenyi Memorial Champions. IM Elijah Emojong (4th from left) and IM Arthur Ssegwanyi (extreme right).

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