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WCM Joyce Ndirangu wins silver medal at World Amateur Championship

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WCM Joyce Ndirangu wins silver medal at world event

Joyce Ndirangu Nyaruai grabbed a silver medal at the 2021 World Amateur Chess Championship, which ended last week in Rhodes, Greece.

She defeated WCM Zainab Darwish Almaamari of the United Arab Emirates in the last round to obtain 7 points out of 9 rounds.

Madelta Glenda had earlier won her last round game to clinch the gold medal in the same event and go home with Euro 400.

Proud Kenyan stars on the world stage! WCM Joyce Ndirangu Nyaruai and Madelta Glenda the sliver and gold winners of the 2021 World Amateur Chess Championship Women's U1700.
Proud Kenyan stars on the world stage! WCM Joyce Ndirangu Nyaruai and Madelta Glenda the sliver and gold winners of the 2021 World Amateur Chess Championship Women’s U1700.

Madelta Glenda v WCM Joyce Ndirangu

Prize giving ceremony. First time that the Kenyan national anthem was played at the closing ceremony of a world championship event.
Prize giving ceremony. First time that the Kenyan national anthem was played at the closing ceremony of a world championship event.
WCM Joyce Ndirangu v Katholiki Troumouchi

Daniya Suekulova v WCM Joyce Ndirangu

The team pose for a group photo after coming back with the Ministry of Sports officials.
The team pose for a group photo after coming back with the Ministry of Sports officials.

2300 Section

CM Ben Magana in the 2300 Section squeezed out a win in the last round against Zhuban Bigabylov of Kazakhstan to end with 6 points out of 9 rounds to go home with Euro 300.

CM Ben Magana of Kenya in action during the 2021 World Amateur Chess Championship. He ended up with 6 points out of 9 rounds to end up in 5th place.
CM Ben Magana of Kenya in action during the 2021 World Amateur Chess Championship. He ended up with 6 points out of 9 rounds to end up in 5th place.

Links

Madelta Glenda crowned World Amateur Chess Champion.

Round 1 report on the 2021 World Amateur Chess Championship.

WCM Joyce Ndirangu grabs the lead at the World Amateur Chess Championship.

Madelta Glenda grabs the lead at the 2021 World Amateur Chess Championship.

Madelta Glenda retains the lead at the 2021 World Amateur Chess Championship.

Official website of the 2021 World Amateur Chess Championship.

Open U1700 on chess-results.com

Women’s U1700 on chess-results.com

Open U2000 on chess-results.com

Open U2300 on chess-results.com