African Championship

  • 2024 African Individual Chess Championships (Accra, Ghana)

    The 2024 African Individual Chess Championships (AICC) have begun! Twenty-four countries have assembled in Accra-Ghana to compete for glory, titles, and spots in the World Cup. Only days after the chess competition of the All-African Games had concluded, the continental championship attracted 42 open players (12 from host Ghana) and…

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  • Fawzy wins African Championship!

    Adham Fawzy was a surprise winner of the 2023 African Individual Chess Championship (AICC) held in Giza, Egypt. The 23-year-old Grandmaster scored an undefeated 8/9. He was followed by Grandmaster Bilel Bellahcene of Algeria and Bassem Amin of Egypt both of who had 7.5/9. Amin was upset by the Algerian…

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  • 2023 African Individual Championships

    The 2023 African Individual Chess Championships (AICC) are currently taking place in Egypt at Hor Moheb Hotel in the historic town of Giza. There are 17 African federations along with five South African players playing under the African Chess Confederation banner. Seven Grandmasters lead the field of 71 players in…

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