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Austin Walela wins Kitengela Chess Championship

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Austin Walela wins Kitengela Chess Championship

Austin Walela was the proud winner of the inaugural Kitengela Chess Championship which took place on 2nd October 2021. He obtained 5.5 points out of 6 rounds. Elvis Likoko also managed to get 5.5 points but had a slightly lower tie-break to end in second place.

James Panchol was third with 5 points.

The event held in the futuristic-looking Signature Mall along Mombasa Road, Kitengela, saw a total of 34 hopefuls taking part.

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The junior section held a day earlier, on 1st October 2021, attracted just over 34 entrants. Rocky Muchiri was the clear winner with a perfect 6 points out of 6 rounds. Harry Ngalu was second with 5.5 points, and Kyle Kuka was third with the same points but a lower tie-break.

Playing hall at the Signature Mall.
Playing hall at the Signature Mall.
Kitengela Chess Championship.
Kitengela Chess Championship.

Signature Mall

The futuristic Signature Mall along Mombasa Road.
The futuristic Signature Mall along Mombasa Road.

Signature Mall is located along Mombasa Road to the South of Nairobi and JKIA and is just a few kilometres from the CBD-Nairobi. It adequately serves a growing residential community that is around the area.

Signature Mall has set new standards through its unique combination of incredible shopping, breath-taking entertainment and leisure options.

The mall has anchor stores, the most advanced hypermarket, retail boulevard, cinema, food court and restaurants, gaming and entertainment zones.