Home Chess News Akello Atwoli wins BYOB2

Akello Atwoli wins BYOB2

28
SHARE

Akello Atwoli wins BYOB2

The Galleria Mall was a hub of activity last Friday when it hosted the 2nd edition of the Bring Your Own Board Night (BYOB).

Poster of the BYOB at The Galleria Mall.
Poster of the BYOB at The Galleria Mall.

The event held on 28th June 2019 saw a total of 40 players battling it out for top honours.

Akello Atwoli was in form with his swashbuckling style when he emerged winner with 8 points out of 9 rounds. He went home with a gift voucher of KES 5,000.

Akello Atwoli in action during the Masaku Open held in March 2019 which he won. Photo credit Anthony Kionga.
Akello Atwoli in action during the Masaku Open held in March 2019 which he won. Photo credit Anthony Kionga.

Chahindi Mbiu was in second place with 7.5 points. He took home a gift voucher for KES 2,500.

Ben Nguku was third with 6points, and he won a gift voucher of KES 1,500.

James Panchol was the winner of the 1st edition that took place on 14th June 2019.

The 3rd edition of this popular event will take place on 19th July 2019.

Photo from BYOB2 at The Galleria Mall.  Photo credit Gerald Ford Azinga.
Photo from BYOB2 at The Galleria Mall. Photo credit Gerald Ford Azinga.

Galleria Shopping Mall

The mall sits on 12 acres in the plush Nairobi’s suburb of Karen. It is a vibrant modern shopping centre, dining and entertainment destination.

Some of the top shops include Carrefour, Bata, Text Book Centre, Woolworths, and Artcaffe, among others.

It has over 164,000 square feet on three floors. The mall opened in 2010.

Links

Standings & Results of BYOB2.

James Panchol wins inaugural BYOB.

Galleria Shopping Mall website.

Terrian Chess Academy.