Kenya number 1 Ben Magana is competing in the african championships being held in wendihoek Namibia. His perfomance so far has been interesting.
After winning the recent checkmates championships with a 7/7 score, Ben magana headed down south to compete aganaist the best of africa. In round 1 he was grounded to a halt by GM amon simutowe but in round 2 as mehul put it
"You have managed to achieve the task which the strongest players in Kenya, stretching from Saif kanani to Humphrey Andolo, failed to achieve -- that of becoming the first Kenyan to beat a Grandmaster in proper over the board chess."
the tournament is ongoning and more results will be posted ASAP.
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Ben's perfomance so far
Rd. SNo Name Rtg FED Pts. Res.
1 7 IM Simutowe Amon 2421 ZAM 3,5 s 0
2 3 GM Adly Ahmed 2488 EGY 2,0 w 1
3 9 IM Sarwat Walaa 2388 EGY 3,0 s 0
4 41 Matewere Henry 0 MAW 1,0 w 1
5 4 IM Abdelnabbi Imed 2484 EGY 2,0 w