Waridi Open Chess Championship 2018
The 2018 Waridi Open Chess Championship took place on 9th December 2018.
The venue this time was the magnificent, Michael Joseph Centre, located at the Safaricom Headquarters, Nairobi.
The event was run in two sections. The U7&9 Section had a total of 16 players.
The U11, 13 & 17 Section had a total of 22 players.
The winners were as follows:
Boys U17 – Sunil Subramaniam
Girls U17 – Nishi V Shah
Boys U13 – Lalith Valluru
Girls U13 – Liza Patel
Boys U11 – Danwillies Gachai
Girls U11 – Kayleen Kinyua
Boys U9 – Prathum V Shah
Girls U9 – Angel Gathigia
Boys U7 – Jeremiah Kagambi
Girls U7 – Riya Himanshu Shah
The event was organised by Waridi Chess Ventures in partnership with Baylec Music Academy.
Waridi Chess Ventures were the pioneers in getting Winka Academy to make chess a compulsory subject from grade 1 to 8.