Top young chess players in action

2016-08-18 06:00

The 2016 African Youth Chess Championships will be hosted courtesy of The Boardwalk at its Light Houses venue from 21 to 29 August 2016. The event will see 520 top young chess players with their teams and supporters, from 15 countries pit their skills against one another in the tournament. This is the largest meeting of young chess players, representing countries from across Africa, hosted to date. The public is encouraged to come down and watch the exciting chess battles.

The event promises nail-biting competition and the stakes for the young players are high.

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