Jackson Kamau wins TABAN 3
Jackson Kamau was the winner of the 3rd edition of the TABAN Chess Tournament held last weekend. He obtained 5.5 points out of six rounds.
James Panchol also ended up with 5.5 points but had a slightly lower tie-break. They both equally shared the 1st & 2nd cash prize of KES 12,000 & KES 9,000 respectively.
A total of just over 60 players took part in this highly popular series.
Sponsors & Organisers
John Thuo was the sponsor for this particular event.
Trojan Chess Club, Anchor Chess Club & Black Knights Chess Club were the joint organisers of the event. The tournament was a six-round event with an impressive prize fund of KES 46,000 (USD 460).
Winner – Jackson Kamau 5.5 points
2nd – James Panchol 5.5 points
3rd (all with 5 points)
Best Lady – Glenda Madelta 3.5 points
Top Club players
Black Knights Chess Club – Brian Kariuki 4 points
Anchor Chess Club – Kimani Kimingi 4 points
Trojan Warriors Chess Club- Michael Waliuba & David Gaitho 4 points
1. CM Lwanga Odongo
2. CM Lwanga Aguda
3. Benjamin Kipkorir
1. Felistus Mukiri
2. Shreya Madia
3. Tracy Njoki
1st edition – Joseph Methu
2nd edition – Githinji Hinga