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Waridi Chess Ventures Junior Open Chess Tournament 2019

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Waridi Chess Ventures Junior Open Chess Tournament 2019

The Waridi Chess Ventures Junior Open Chess Tournament 2019 took place last weekend at the YMCA Hostels, South C, Nairobi.

Poster for the Waridi Chess Ventures Junior Open Chess Tournament 2019.
Poster for the Waridi Chess Ventures Junior Open Chess Tournament 2019.

The event attracted 148 players from various schools and clubs within the region.

All Saints Cathedral, Riara Springs Primary School, Moi Educational Centre, Oshwal Academy Nairobi were some of the participating schools. Waridi Chess Ventures and Tritonite Stars were some of the other clubs taking part.

The playing hall.
The playing hall.

The top players receive trophies while all participants received certificates of participation. The format was six rounds played at a time controls of 30 minutes per player.

A contestant at the event.
A contestant at the event.

Standings

The following is the list of winners in the different age groups.

Under 7 Boys

  1. Rishhav Himashu Shah           Oshwal Academy Nairobi
  2. Shah Kyle                             Tritonite Stars
  3. Krishiv Shah                           Oshwal Academy Nairobi

Under 7 Girls

  1. Viha Shah                           Oshwal Academy Nairobi
  2. Riya Himashu Shah                Oshwal Academy Nairobi
  3. Adele Mwara                          All Saints Cathedral

Under 9 Boys

  1. Jeremiah Kagambi                  Waridi Chess Ventures
  2. Rusheel Valuri                        Waridi Chess Ventures
  3. Reuben Gitau                          All Saints Cathedral

Under 9 Girls

  1. Favour Wangari                      All Saints Cathedral
  2. Ella Kanyi
  3. Bridget Simiyu                        All Saints Cathedral

Under 11 Boys

  1. Shah Darsh Rakesh                 Tritonite Stars
  2. Brayden Karanja                     All Saints Cathedral
  3. Ryan Rumu                           Riara Springs Primary School

Under 11 Girls

  1. Naomi Misere                         All Saints Cathedral
  2. Ashley Kavesa                        All Saints Cathedral
  3. Kimani Elsyne Wanjiku          Waridi Chess Ventures

Under 13 Boys

  1. Shah Drish Rakesh                 Tritonite Stars
  2. Ray Munyekenye                    Riara School
  3. Nathaniel Gitau                       Waridi Chess Ventures

Under 13 Girls

  1. Valentine Njeri                        Moi Educational Centre
  2. Kylin Wangeci Kahoro           Waridi Chess Ventures
  3. Angel Gathagia                       Waridi Chess Ventures

Under 15 Boys

  1. Sandeep Madhavarapu            Waridi Chess Ventures
  2. Samuel Kagambi                     Waridi Chess Ventures
  3. Chethan Sai Vemuri   Waridi Chess Ventures

Under 15 Girls

  1. Nishi Shah                           Waridi Chess Ventures
  2. Lisha Trushai Patel                 Waridi Chess Ventures
  3. Khilna Poojari             Waridi Chess Ventures

Under 19 Boys

  1. Sunil Subramaniam                 Oshwal Academy Nairobi

Best Team School

  1. All Saints Cathedral
  2. Riara Springs Primary School
  3. Oshwal Academy

Links

Standings & Results of Waridi Open Junior 2019.

Waridi Open Junior Chess Championship 2018.