The Kenya national chess championships will take place on 14,15 and 16 December at Hillcrest school in karen. The championships will also act as the first phase of Olympiad qualification with the top 25 moving to the next stage. Ben Magana will be defending his title.
Ben Magana in yellow during a tournament in uganda. he will be defending his title as kenyan champion during the national championships.
Chess Kenya invites chess players to this year's National Chess Championship.This event will also double-up as the first phase of the Olympiad qualifiers.The top 25 players will qualify for the second phase.More on the Olympiad at the end of the Championship.Chess Kenya will also shortlist players from the junior category to fight it out for the final qualifiers to pick 3 representatives to represent the country at next year's Africa Junior Chess Championship.
EVENT: KENYA NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
DATES: 14TH,15TH & 16TH DECEMBER 2007
CATEGORIES: GENERAL,LADIES & JUNIORS UNDER 20
VENUE: HILLCREST SECONDARY SCHOOL,KAREN
REGISTRATION FEES: KES 600 PER PLAYER( INCLUDES LUNCH FOR 2 DAYS 15TH & 16TH DECEMBER 2007)
TIME CONTROL: 90 MINUTES PER PLAYER TO FINISH PER GAME.
FIDE RULES TO BE STRICTLY ADHERED TO!
GAMES WILL START AT 3PM SHARP!! ON 14TH DECEMBER AND 8AM ON 15TH & 16TH DECEMBER
TOP PRIZE: KES 10,000 PLUS A TROPHY