News just in from chessalee blog…
Kareim Wageih of Egypt won the African Junior Championship in Malawi. He scored 7/9 in a tournament with a field of 23 players. Calvin Klaasen of South Africa was second on 6.5/9. There were four players knotted with 5.5/9 including Melissa Greef who is the reigning African Girls champion. Angola sent seven players while both South African and Zambia sent four. (standings)
In the Girls competition, Daleen Wiid dominated the filed with an 8/9 score losing to Angola’s Sonia Rosalina. Whilte there were only 13 participants, six federations were represented. (standings)
The report was posted by “Nikita” and apparently is from South Africa.