Angola's Manuel Andrade Laid to Rest
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"Remains Of Chess Federation Secretary Laid To Rest" AngolaPressEconomy, 10 January 2006 (Luanda, Angola).

Luanda, 10/01- The mortar remains of the permanent secretary of the Angolan Chess Federation (FAX),
Manuel Andrade, who was shot down on Friday in Luanda, were laid to rest at Santa Ana cemetery on Friday, in Luanda.

When reading the mournful eulogy,
Eugenio Campos, former companion, emphasized the qualities Manuel Andrade's career, who once held the post of national coach of the junior and senior teams.

Born in Luanda, Manuel Andrade, 41, is survived by a widow and three sons.

He started playing chess at high level in 1977, and in 1990 joined the staff of the Chess Federation as technician for the youngest strata.

His last participation as coach occurred in December 2005, when he led the national junior male and ladies team at the African championship in Gaberone, Botswana.

2002 Olympiad Team - Angola
Angola's Menís Team (front row, from left to right) Catarino Domingos (Bd. 1), Amorin Agnelio (Bd. 2), IM Armindo Sousa (Bd. 3) and IM Pedro Aderito (Bd. 4); (in the rear, from left to right) Ediberto Domingos (Bd. 5) and Abilio Ribeiro (Bd. 6), and Manuel Andrade (captain). Copyright © Jerry Bibuld, 2002.

(front row, from left to right) Catarino Domingos (Bd. 1), Amorin Agnelio (Bd. 2), IM Armindo Sousa (Bd. 3) and IM Pedro Aderito (Bd. 4); (in the rear, from left to right) Ediberto Domingos (Bd. 5) and Abilio Ribeiro (Bd. 6), and Manuel Andrade (captain). Photo by Jerry Bibuld.

Posted by The Chess Drum: 22 January 2006