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FIDE OLYMPIAD for People with Disabilities

The Chess Kenya Federation has announced details of the Kenya team to the FIDE OLYMPIAD for People with Disabilities.

Daphne Mwikali, the Head of the Special Needs Committee and the federation agreed to support and reward those who performed well in National Championship PWD and were most active in the Kenya National League.

Clement Miheso – Reigning Kenya National Champion PWD and played 12 games in the Kenya National League.

Sadam Ali – Runners Up Kenya National Champion PWD and played 13 games

Wambalo Wong – 4th in Kenya National Champion PWD and has played 13 games in the Kenya National League.

Mary Nduku – the 2019 Kenya National Ladies Champion PWD in 2019 and Runners Up in the 2022 edition.

Harrison Nyaga – Captain.

Ednah Odhiambo – Accompanying Person.

The event takes place in Belgrade, the capital city of Serbia, from the 29th of January to the 6th of February, 2023.

Clement Chomu Miheso. FIDE OLYMPIAD for People with Disabilities
Clement Chomu Miheso.
Sadam Ali.
Sadam Ali.
Wambalo Wong.
Wambalo Wong.
Harrison Nyaga (standing in a white shirt) who will be the Team Captain.
Harrison Nyaga (standing in a white shirt) who will be the Team Captain.
Mary Nduku (left) and Mercy Cherono.
Mary Nduku (left) and Mercy Cherono.

Fifty-five participants from 13 federations have confirmed their entry. Zambia and Zimbabwe are the other African federations taking part.

Poster for the event.
Poster for the event.

Links

FIDE OLYMPIAD for People with Disabilities on chess-results.com.

Clement Chomu Miheso wins PWD National Championship.

Sadam Ali Sheikh crowned PWD King.

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