Muhoozi extends financial support to chess team – New Vision

Muhoozi extends financial support to chess team – New Vision

The team will take part in the African Schools Individual Chess Champions in Zimbabwe. Presidential adviser on special operations, Maj. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba has extended financial support to three of Uganda’s junior chess players expected to represent the country in the African Schools Individual Chess Champions slated for August 19 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Kainerugaba gave […]

Tobey Maguire Chess Movie Launches Day-and-Date On Amazon in the UK – Variety

Tobey Maguire Chess Movie Launches Day-and-Date On Amazon in the UK – Variety

Courtesy Amazon prime Video “Pawn Sacrifice” will launch on Amazon’s U.K. Prime Video on August 13, the first time the streaming service has had a movie day and date with its theatrical release in the country. The film stars Tobey Maguire as American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer and launched at the Toronto International Film Festival […]

Learn to play chess at the youth centre – Rising Sun Chatsworth

Learn to play chess at the youth centre – Rising Sun Chatsworth

Studies have shown that chess can raise a person’s intelligence quotient. The Nelson Mandela Chatsworth Youth Centre has produced hundreds of chess players over the years through their development programme. Freedom Knights Chess Club, based at the youth centre, is run by dedicated volunteers who teach and improve players skills. Some of the players who […]

Just 14, US junior girl's chess champion hails from Northern Virginia – WTOP

Just 14, US junior girl's chess champion hails from Northern Virginia – WTOP

CHANTILLY, Va. — Earlier this spring, the story of a Baltimore middle schooler winning a national chess championship took off like wildfire around the corners of the local news world. The only problem was, while it was a nice story, it wasn’t exactly true. It was especially a shame, because chess is a little-covered game […]

Ugandan chess players to acquire management – Kawowo Sports

Ugandan chess players to acquire management – Kawowo Sports

Brian Kidula flanked by UCF President Emmanuel Mwaka (R) and FM Harold Wanyama (L) at Entebbe airport As recent as June, the first edition of the Ultimate Challenge happened. It was a bout that saw Kenya’s 24th seed Bryan Toboso Akhanyinya battle Mehul Gohil seeded 4th in Kenya in a four round contest that was […]

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