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East Africa Junior Chess Tournament

The East Africa Junior Chess Tournament 2023 was a resounding sucess with 217 participants from eight federations taking part.   These included India, Malawi, Pakistan, Tanzania, Tajikistan, Uganda, the USA and host Kenya.

The playing hall before the event.
The playing hall before the event.

Both U8 & U10 sections were unrated.  The U12, U14, U16 & U18 categories were combined. The U18 section had 150 players and it was FIDE rated,

Venue: Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa Kenya.

Classical: 90 Minutes, Rounds: 7.

Dates: 13th to 15th January 2023.

Arbiters
Chief Arbiter: IA/FI James Kang’aru KEN
Deputy Chief Arbiter: IA Innocent Kimera UGA

Assistant Arbiters
FA Moses Marina
FA David Lekopien
NA Thayu Macharia
NA Mahonye Otieno
NA James Kibinda

Tournament Director – SI/IO Judy Kiragu

Poster for the EA Junior Chess Tournament.
Poster for the EA Junior Chess Tournament.

Links

EA Lighthouse Junior Chess Tournament on chess-results.com.

Lighthouse Chess Club.

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