chess


Chess Kenya seeks funds for World Youth event

30/07/14 - Chess Kenya is sparing no option in making sure the team to the 2014 World Youth Chess Championships in Durban,...  read more »

Riya Shah waits to move one of the pieces in a previous chess tournament. (SNA File Photo)

Juniors selected for World championship

16/07/14 - Twelve junior players have been selected to represent Kenya at the World Youth Chess Championships to be held in...  read more »

Ben Magana at a past tournament.(Photo:SNA File)

Kenya team outsmart hosts Tanzania

10/06/14 - The Kenyan chess team that toured Tanzania last week for a two-nations event returned home victorious posting...  read more »

Kenya team in Tanzania for two nations event

05/06/14 - The national chess team is in Tanzania to take part in a two-nations competition sanctioned by the World Chess...  read more »

Ben Magana retained the national chess trophy.

Magana retains national chess crown

18/12/13 - KCB’s Ben Magana successfully defended his national championship crown after outclassing most of his national...  read more »

Equity with narrow league lead

27/11/13 - The national chess league entered its penultimate weekend with a four way tie at the top. After nine matches...  read more »

Kenya junior players at a past national event.

Kenya to send junior team to world event in Dubai

11/11/13 - Chess Kenya will send a team of 12 to the World Youth Chess Championships to be held in Al Ain in the United Arab...  read more »

Sharanya Iyenga and Ben Magana the 2013 Kenya Open chess champions.

Chess wiz kid Sharanya retains Kenya National title

06/04/13 - The 2012 Sports Personality of the Year awards most promising runners-up Sharanya Iyengar continues to reign  the...  read more »

WeCC Sumbawas Win Inaugural U-20 Teams Challenge

18/02/13 - The ‘WeCC Sumbawas’ (named after a breed of pony found on the island of Sumbawa in Indonesia and known...  read more »

Gohil tops 3rd ChessPAK Open

05/02/13 - Mehul ‘Gorilla’ Gohil pulverized all opposition to win the 3rd ChessPAK Open held at Strathmore University...  read more »

Competitors at the Inaugural Strathmore-WeCC Open last weekend.(Photo:Courtesy)

Veteran Oyamo wins Inaugural Strathmore-WeCC Open title

13/11/12 - Veteran chess player and coach of some of the top players in Kenya, Martin Oyamo, beat 73 of his fellow competitors...  read more »

Kenyan sensation Sharanya Iyengar.(Photo by Arman Karakhayan/Chessolympiadistanbul)

10-year-old stars for kenya at Chess Olympiad

10/09/12 - Most teenagers can only dream of making their school teams in most sports. Sharanya Iyengar is literery living...  read more »

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Young Kishan grabs Kenya Open title,Ugandan Wanyama tops men

06/06/12 - Harold Wanyama continued his dominance in regional chess by lifting the Kenya Open last weekend with 8 out of 9...  read more »

Chess Grandmaster visits Kenya

21/07/11 - A Dutch chess grandmaster is set to visit Kenya from Friday July 22,for a ten-day training programme and exhibition...  read more »

Nairobi Gambit clinches Nairobi League

22/06/11 - Nairobi Gambit lifted their maiden title winning the ten team Nairobi Chess League.he Gambits who were steered...  read more »

Wachania lifts CHESSPAK Cup

06/06/11 - Wachira Wachania ploughed through a strong field to lift the CHESSPAK Cup at Nairobi’s Bowling Green over...  read more »

Gambits Maul the Lion Kings

04/06/11 - Nairobi Gambits quartet of Ricky Sang, Akello Atwoli, George Mathea and Mike Rua overcame stiff opposition to...  read more »

Checkmates Chess Club dominates league game

11/05/11 - Checkmates Chess Club stole the show in last weekend’s Nairobi Chess league matches in the absence...  read more »

Nairobi Gambit leads NCC league

19/04/11 - Nairobi Gambit continues to lead Nairobi Chess Club,NCC organized league despite not playing any match last weekend....  read more »

KCB recapture National Chess League Title

27/02/11 - Kenya Commercial Bank reclaimed the national 
chess league in style when they walloped CBK Chess Club 
4-0...  read more »