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Jackson Kamau wins TABAN 3

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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.  

Jackson Kamau (left) in action against Julie Mutisya in their round 1 encounter. Photo credit Moses Andiwoh.
Jackson Kamau (left) in action against Julie Mutisya in their round 1 encounter. Photo credit Moses Andiwoh.

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. 

Jackson Kamau (left) receives his prize from Eugene Muthoni of Trojan Warriors Chess Club.
Jackson Kamau (left) receives his prize from Eugene Muthoni of Trojan Warriors Chess Club.

Sponsors & Organisers

John Thuo was the sponsor for this particular event. 

Trojan Chess ClubAnchor 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).

The playing hall for TABAN 3.
The playing hall for TABAN 3.
Poster for TABAN 3.
Poster for TABAN 3.

Winners

Winner – Jackson Kamau 5.5 points

2nd – James Panchol 5.5 points

3rd (all with 5 points)
Joseph Methu
Martin Oyamo
James Kabui
Hillary Sagwa
Martin Njoroge

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

Juniors
Boys
1. CM Lwanga Odongo
2. CM Lwanga Aguda
3. Benjamin Kipkorir

Girls
1. Felistus Mukiri
2. Shreya Madia
3. Tracy Njoki

Past winners

1st edition – Joseph Methu

2nd edition – Githinji Hinga

Links

Standings & Results of TABAN 3.

Githinji Hinga wins TABAN 2.

http://Joseph Methu wins TABAN 1.

Anchor Chess Club.

Black Knights Chess Club.

Story on Anchor Chess Club.