Luanda — Angola won Sunday the African Male Junior Chess Championship held in East London, South Africa, in representation of the athlete Erikson Roberto. (Note: Full name is Erikson Roberto Mauricio Soares)
Erikson Roberto beat his opponent Thabo Gumpo, from Botswana, in the 9th and last round of competition from 27 February to 6 March.
The Angolan chess player was not only the best players of competition but also became the International master, a title granted by World Chess Federation (FIDE).
The Angolan chess player managed to reach seven points.
The male category was represented by Vanderson Dias and Sílvio Famoroso, in addition to the African championship. Whereas, Maria Domingos and Irineia Gabriela represented in female.