Robert Mcligeyo won Zero Requiem April Invitational

It was 18 year old Robert Mcligeyo from Kenya that emerged victorious after 6 rounds of 10 minut games against other youngsters engaged in our programs aswell as supporting adults. Robert won the first 5 games and then secured his win through a draw in a winning position against Mr Dodgy who ended up in 5th place. Second was Alton Banda from Zambia. Alton have increased his FIDE elo from 1782 to 2068 in the last 8 months. He is approaching a bright future but needs more support, to cover training and tournament expenses. Just reach out to us if you would like to support him.

Third was Perpetual Ogbiyoyo from Nigeria who had a great tournament with 5 wins and only 1 loss. Perpetual is country coordinator for Nigeria in our Cross Culture Girls program.

Perpetual Ogbiyoyo

Other noteworthy performances was Kennedy Shane from Zambia on 4th place and Lesley Hunter who placed 10th after scoring 4 points. An excellent performance from the former Miss Florida who started to play chess after watching The Queen´s Gambit on Netflix. A big Thankyou to our team of excellent arbiters, to Ruben Harris, to all participants and to our sponsors and Chessable.

CM Kennedy Shane
Lesley Hunter