Team Profile

Led by young  star IM Amon Simutowe, Zambia will lead brings some new faces such as NM Malupande Lungu (no relation to teammate FM Nase Lunge) and NM Stanley Chumfwa. Gershom Musende and Tizenge Mbambara round out the filed.

Zambia has one of the most active Federations on the continent led by
Lewis Ncube, a candidate for FIDE African regional President. In this Olympiad, IM Simutowe has a chance to earn his last GM norm if he repeats his splendid silver medal performance in the 2000 Olympiad.


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Zambia's Menís Team. (kneeling, from left to right) IM Amon Simutowe (Bd. 1), Stanley Chumfwa (Bd. 2), FM Nase Lungu (Bd 3) and Tizenge Mbambara (Bd. 4); standing, from left to right, are Gershom Muzende (Bd. 5), Malupande Lungu (Bd. 6) and David Zulu (captain). Copyright © Jerry Bibuld, 2002.

2002 Men's Team: (kneeling, from left to right) IM Amon Simutowe (Bd. 1), Stanley Chumfwa (Bd. 2), FM Nase Lungu (Bd 3) and Tizenge Mbambara (Bd. 4); standing, from left to right, are Gershom Muzende (Bd. 5), Malupande Lungu (Bd. 6) and David Zulu (captain). Photo by Jerry Bibuld.