Chess championship: Improving game of chess South-South region of Nigeria


The first edition of the South-South National Chess Championship kicked off today at the Godwill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo with over 144 registered participants across the nation.

The five-day event began with an exhibition game between Grandmaster He-sham Abdel-rahman and Nigeria’s top young chess players.

Speaking to journalists, the Director of the competition, Augustine Apemiye said the championship is an initiative of the Nigeria Chess Federation to improve players’ accuracy in the game..

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