Archive for May, 2011

The Uganda Chess Federation has confirmed sending 2011 East Africa Chess Champion, Elijah Emojong to represent the country at the Zone 4.2 Africa Chess Championship to be held in Khartoum, Sudan from 19th to 29th May 2011. Elijah Emojong Zone 4.2 also comprises of chess power-house Egypt, Sudan, Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Ghana, Seychelles and […]

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May 2011 FIDE Ratings out!

Not much changed in the recently-released FIDE rating list for May 2011. The only two active players in the top 10 were Vassily Ivanchuk (2776, -3) and Vugar Gashimov (2760, +14). World Champion Viswanathan Anand (2817, +0) still sits atop the rating chart a mere two points ahead of Magnus Carlsen (2815, +0). The candidates […]

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The first qualifier for the 2011 National Chess Championships will take place May 21-22, 2011 at the Half Way Tree Entertainment Centre. NOTE CAREFULLY: Winning or placing in the tournament does not guarantee qualification, instead it may allow you to place higher on the selection index, and provides an opportunity for additional games. To register […]

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