Time Travel?

I was lazing about and decided to watch an episode of "Weird or What" on Zuku TV.  The episode was an interesting one titled "Time travel" and this is the introduction;

Ben Magana is crowned 57th Nairobi Chess Club Champion

I have no idea what he eats or what he reads – but Ben Magana affectionately known as “Big Ben” due to his towering presence once again demolished a strong field of 23 players in the Prestige
section of the 57th Nairobi Chess Club Championship to scoop the top prize of KES 30,000.  To put things in perspective Ben Magana remains the only Kenyan to have defeated a Grandmaster which happened when he defeated GM Ahmed Adly of Egypt in 2007.  He is also 3 times Kenya Champion which is just some of his many accolades that he has.

57th Nairobi Chess Club Championship – A Fast Report

From the book “Alexander the Great” by Dennis Wepman.

“Finally the Persians set up his (Darius) camp at Guagamela (now Tell Gome), cleared the ground for his chariots and prepared for what he knew would be a tough fight.

Chess Super Weekend!

What do you call +30,000 Elo points, 5 Ugandans, 1 American, 1 Dutchman, +40 Kenyan players, bit of church music, bit of live football coverage? Well it is the Super Weekend of 15th & 16th August 2015 of the ongoing Kenya National Chess League at the Stima Club, Ruaraka, Nairobi.

Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi - The Indomitable Lion

This week my favorite chess photographer David Llada (http://www.davidllada.com/) had a fantastic photo of an old hero of mine – The Indomitable Lion Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi.

57th Nairobi Chess Club Championship

One of Kenya's most anticipated event this year is the 57th Nairobi Chess Club Championship which is set for the weekend of 22nd & 23rd August 2015 at the famous Braeburn School, Gitanga Road, Nairobi.

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