Keith Kagande

The Mighty Egyptians Have Fallen!

Original Post: https://globalchessnews.com/the-mighty-egyptians-have-fallen On a day where African countries faced each other, we saw the Egyptian Giants Fall to another African country. Egypt 1½:2½ Zambia Well, this is a surprise scenario considering that Egypt was wielding 3 Grandmasters in the African showdown. We know the Egyptians to be a dominant force when it comes to …

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Chess Olympiad 2022 Round 3 European Results

Original Post: https://globalchessnews.com/chess-olympiad-2022-round-3-european-results Another Day of chess is gone but the results will fascinate you with multiple big upsets for some of the European Participants. ITALY 3-1 NORWAY Our first pick saw Norway taking on Italy and the World Champion Magnus Carlsen playing his second match of the event. His opponent was Daniele Vocaturo rated …

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Down To The Wire #SAOPEN22

Original Article: https://globalchessnews.com/down-to-the-wire-saopen22 Rounds 9 and 10 have concluded meaning we have a single round left to decide the SA Open Champion. Mathematically speaking there are only 4 players who still have the chance to be called the SA Open Champion. FM-ELECT Michael Simpson A surprise entry indeed considering the field! Currently, Michael Simpson is the sole leader with 8,5 points just half a point ahead of second and third place. …

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Keeping An Eye On The Future! #SAOPEN22

Original Post: https://globalchessnews.com/keeping-an-eye-on-the-future-saopen22 The juniors sections concluded their games yesterday(U20, U16, and U12). It was a successful event that gave us an opportunity to see what our future champs are capable of. Side Note: A big thank you to all the people that made this all possible. From The Organizers, Arbiters, and also the parents …

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SA Open 22 Round 5 Recap

Original Post: https://globalchessnews.com/sa-open-22-round-5-recap Things are starting to heat up… Well not in the way we expected them but they are heating up! Round 5 had blockbuster matches at the top and we also saw elite players who dropped points fighting to get back up. Daniel Cawdery VS Dante Beukes The main match of the round was obviously SA Number 1 IM Daniel Cawdery vs Namibia …

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SA Open Round 4 Recap

Original Post: https://globalchessnews.com/sa-open-round-4-recap Are you playing on board 1? Or perhaps you are on board 45!… It doesn’t matter, this is a slaughterhouse. Round 4 concluded with multiple shocking results which saw multiple top players dropping points yet again. Willian Nelson VS IM Watu Kobese The lower-rated William Nelson managed to hold IM Watu Kobese to a draw. The game was based on the King’s Indian Attack Wahls Defense. …

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