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KENYA NATIONAL YOUTH AND CADET CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 (KNYCC) WEST KENYA REGION

The 2019 Kenya National Youth & Cadet Chess Championships (KNYCC) is being held in various centres around the country.

West Kenya region held theirs last week at Makini School, Kisumu County.

Poster.
Poster.

Over 20 schools participated in this crucial event which culminates in the national chess champions in the different age groups.  An impressive 360 players turned up for the event.

The playing hall.
The playing hall.

The top players will qualify for the final phase which will be held from 5th to 8th April in Nyeri County.

Section of the players.
Section of the players.

This event was organised by Andrew Owili and Victoria Chess Club.

Trophies & medals on offer.
Trophies & medals on offer.

Prize Winners

Under 8 Girls

Laura Mitei – Makini School.
Angela Kimberly Achieng – Kings & Queens Academy.
Kyle Ambasa – Makini School.

Under * Boys

Deven Lilesh – Braeburn Kisumu.
Emmanuel Hawi – Kimberly Hills Academy.
Bill Henry – Makini School.

Under 10 Girls

Dhara Shah – Braeburn School.
Sasha Ochomo – Makini School.
Keyshia Ndunge – Muoki M.A Junior.

Under 10 Boys

Rishit Ravat – Jalaram Academy.
Sydney Dexter – Golden Elites.
Willis Ochieng – Kisumu Elites.

Under 12 Girls

Bansri Patel – Jalaram Academy.
Disha Patel – Jalaram Academy.
Diya Patel – Jalaram Academy.

Under 12 Boys

Mark Peter – Golden Elites.
Jyot Krupesh – Jalaram Academy.
Javan Omondi – Aga Khan.

Under 14, 16 & 18 Girls

Ritika Pawav – Jalaram Academy.
Krina Patel – Jalaram Academy.
Ayushee Raval – Jalaram Academy.

Under 14 Boys

Bruce Walter – St. Mary’s Yala.
Yash Kotechwa – Jalaram Academy.
Dwayne Zera – Kisumu Elites.

Under 16 Boys

Emmanuel Dhilo – St. Mary’s Yala.
Winnestine Joseph – St. Joseph’s Nyabigena Boys.
Derrick Otieno – St. Mary’s Yala.

Under 18 Boys

Kenneth Copeland – Nyangori Boys.
Quinn Syvester – St. Joseph’s Nyabigena Boys.
Mosweta Stephen – St. Joseph’s Nyabigena Boys.

Links

Standings & Results.