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Githinji Hinga wins 3rd edition BYOB

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Githinji Hinga wins 3rd edition BYOB

Githinji Hinga obliterated the field to win the 3rd edition of the BOYB Blitz Tournament held at The Galleria Mall on Friday, 19th July with a perfect score of 9/9. This outstanding performance saw him pocket KES 5,000 in cash.

Imo Mugana takes on Githinji Hinga (right) during the 3rd edition of the BYOB at The Galleria Mall.
Imo Mugana takes on Githinji Hinga (right) during the 3rd edition of the BYOB at The Galleria Mall.

In second place was James Panchol on 7.5/9 and won himself KES 3,000.  Ben Nguku, on the other hand, garnered 7/9 points to complete the podium finish in 3rd place and pocket KES 1,500.

A total of 30 players took part and the first 15 participants to register and show up were treated to two drinks each, courtesy of Ben NgukuNA Ronald Bolo was the Chief Arbiter and assisted by the FA Joy Wangari.

The 4th edition of the event will take place on 2nd August 2019.

Section of the playing hall.
Section of the playing hall.

Links

Standings & Results of BYOB3.

James Panchol wins inaugural BYOB.

Akello Atwoli wins 2nd edition of BYOB.

Galleria Shopping Mall website.

Terrian Chess Academy.