Nairobi Chess Club has elected new officers following their successfully held 60th Annual General Meeting on 2nd December 2017 at the Goan Gymkhana Club.
The elected officials are as follows;
Kim Bhari – Chairman
Peter Gilruth – Vice Chairman
Warren Pollock – Secretary
Mushfig Habilov – Director of Play
Roberto Villuela – Treasurer
Willy Simons – Committee member
Mehul Gohil – Committee member
Ian Masaa – Committee member
The club members resolved to improve standards and to have smaller but stronger events in the coming year.
Nairobi Chess Club is the oldest chess club in East & Central Africa having been formed on 26th February 1958.
The club continues to meet every Saturday afternoon at the Goan Gymkhana Club from 2pm to 6pm. Daily membership is KES 100 (USD 1) and annual membership costs KES 1,500 (USD 15).