Nairobi Chess Club suffers major set back
Nairobi Chess Club suffered a significant set back during the ongoing Kenya Premier Chess League.
They dropped vital points when they lost to Deadly Bishops and Nairobi Chess Academy last week.
Nairobi Chess Club defeated Prox Chess House 4-1 on Saturday morning before losing to Deadly Bishops in the afternoon.
Deadly Bishops 3½:1½ Nairobi Chess Club
Hinga, Githinji ½ – ½ Gilruth, Peter.
Walela, Austin 0 – 1 Gohil, Mehul.
Mony, Jacktone 1 – 0 Villuela, Roberto.
Kuritto, Douglas 1 – 0 Juma, Maxwell.
WCM Wanjiru, Lucy 1 – 0 Madelta, Glenda.
Nairobi Chess Club then dismissed Eastlands Chess Club with an impressive 5-0 victory.
Eastlands Chess Club 0 : 5 Nairobi Chess Club
Gisore, Daniel – – + Gilruth, Peter.
Omuya, Shadrack 0 – 1 Gohil, Mehul.
Edwin, Odhiambo 0 – 1 Villuela, Roberto.
Dominic, Carlos Kiema 0 – 1 Juma, Maxwell.
Dinah, Ngina Maweu 0 – 1 Parikh, Nikita Ameetkumar.
Nairobi Chess Academy & Club 3½:1½ Nairobi Chess Club
Shafat, Abdi Nasir Mohamed 1 – 0 Gohil, Mehul.
Otieno, George Ochieng 0 – 1 CM Ramesh, Vasanth.
Miskin, Mohamed Abdi 1 – 0 Juma, Maxwell.
Akhanyinya, Bryan Toboso 1 – 0 Simons, Willy.
Ogaga, Nicole Shamira ½ – ½ Parikh, Nikita Ameetkumar.
Equity Chess Club crushed by Anchor Chess Club
Equity Chess Club also suffered a major set-back when they lost to Anchor Chess Club.
Anchor Chess Club 3 : 2 Equity Chess Club
Akabo, Mike 1 – 0 Kanegeni, Matthew Kamau.
Nyaga, James Kabui 0 – 1 Panchol, James Madol.
Kimani, Kimingi 1 – 0 Andiwoh, Moses.
Wangombe, Mugi 1 – 0 Adorwa, Brian Kadenge.
Kimwere, Annete 0 – 1 Mwikali, Daphne.
The venue of the matches was the historic City Hall along City Hall Way in downtown Nairobi. The dates were 18th and 19th May 2019.
Nairobi Chess Club has now played ten matches out of 26 matches. They have unfortunately now lost two matches and drawn one leaving them in 9th position with 22 match points.
KCB Chess Club are in cruise control as they head the table with 39 match points. They remain unbeaten in their 13 matches.
Deadly Bishops are hot on their heels with 26 points out of 14 rounds.