The Ghana Chess Association (GCA) played a match last February 19th against Liberia in an international friendly in Accra. According to the press release, the match was a prelude to the Association’s aim to organize its National Open Championship. The friendly, which is in collaboration with the National Sports Council, (NSC) will be categorized into two divisions; international and local opens. Each game in the match will allot each player with 45 minutes. Update to follow soon.
Dr. Daaim Shabazz is the creator and webmaster of The Chess Drum. He serves as a tenured faculty member of Global Business & Marketing at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. He holds an MBA in Marketing and a doctorate in International Affairs & Development. He has served the journalist community for more than 30 years and still competes in tournaments occasionally.