Zambia

  • Jere, Epah win Zambian Sports crowns!

    IM Daniel Jere at 2012 Chess Olympiad. Zambia has been riding a wave of chess success in the past year. While not duplicating the team success of the 2010 Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansisyk, Zambian players have seen a number of individual accolades. There is now serious talk about Zambia getting…

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  • Jere wins Olympiad tune-up!

    Jere wins 2012 Harvey Products Open IM-elect Daniel Jere of Zambia Zambia’s national champion FM Daniel Jere bested the field of 104 players to take the 2012 Harvey Products Open. He was equal first with IM Chitumbo Mwali with 7½/9, but had superior tiebreaks. There was a sextet of players…

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  • Zambia prepares for African Youth

    News out of Zambia ahead of the African Juniors: THE Chess Federation of Zambia (CFZ) has selected 36 young players comprising 18 boys and 18 girls to represent the country at next month’s African youth flagship event of the World Chess Federation in Lusaka. The 2011 African Youth Chess Championships…

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  • Zambian Closed Championship

    The Chess Federation of Zambia wishes to advise that the 2011 Zambia Closed Chess Championships will be held at the Olympic Youth Development Centre from Saturday, October 22 to Monday, October 24, 2011. In addition to the main event, the Championship section, the tournament will also incorporate youth age group…

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  • Jere wins Botswana Open

    International Master Daniel Jere won Botswana International Chess Open convincingly after scoring an impressive eight out of a possible nine rounds. The annual event which took place over the Independence Holidays attracted the strongest chess players from Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. IM-elect Daniel Jere of Zambia Jere rebounded…

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  • Botswana-Zambia friendly match

    MONKAGEDI GAOTLHOBOGWE Staff Writer (Mmegi-Botswana) Tuduetso Sabure led Botswana women to victory. Botswana women gave their Zambian opponents a 15-5 thumping in a friendly chess match played in Kasane on Saturday. The two teams played four rounds. In the last round, the Zambians were walloped 4-0 as Keitumetse Mokgacha, Onkemetse…

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  • Zambia shines at 39th Olympiad!

    Stanley Chumfwa on the move against Libya’s Elbaruni Mohamed.Photo by ugra-chess.com. Zambia has had quite a bit to to celebrate in past years, but the men’s performance in the recently-ended 39th Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk is the most recent of its accomplishments. Stanley Chumfwa led the charge of the 121st-ranked…

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  • 2010 Chess Olympiad: Round #5

    Top Boards (Open) Armenia 2½-1½ Russia 2 Vietnam ½-3½ Georgia Hungary 2½-1½ Russia 1 Poland 2-2 Netherlands Bosnia & Herzegovina 1-3 Ukraine Azerbaijan 2½-1½ Sweden Czech Republic 4-0 Mexico China 2-2 Slovakia Italy 2-2 Cuba USA 3-1 Argentina Round #5 Analysis: Now at the first rest day the field is…

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  • FIDE Election hotly-contested in Africa

    In 2006, Bessel Kok sent an emissary to Africa to try to garner support for his “The Right Move” program. English Grandmaster Nigel Short took on the task hoping to win support to unseat Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (pictured left). Short’s trip swirled in controversy as he faced tough audiences both in…

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  • FIDE to hold Africa Seminar in Zambia

    FIDE is holding a seminar from July 5th-10th which will serve as administrative training for federation management. Each federation is having their flights and lodging paid for the five-day seminar. The seminar will take place at the Taj Pamodzi Hotel, a five-star establishment. There is an extensive agenda with the…

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