(Press release courtesy of Uganda Chess Federation)
National Chess League leaders, Mulago Kings Chess Club will this Sunday 16th October 2011 be in for a serious test against third placed Uganda Chess Academy in the 13th round at Hotel Africana. Mulago Kings are enjoying a 3.5 point lead ahead of City Chess Club.
On other boards, second placed title contenders, City Chess Club will be in for a less challenging task against Enkabi Chess Club and could use the opportunity to close in on the leaders. City’s major challenge will be on Board One where Enkabi’s FM Elijah Emojong will be expected to feature against City’s National Junior Champion, Haruna Nsubuga who is fresh from the Mombasa Open where he finished third. Emojong returned from India yesterday after participating in two back to back international tournaments.
In other 13th round games, Aviation takes on Barclays Bank Chess Club as Mulago Knights take on Makindye Chess Club. Bank of Uganda plays Mulago Pawns and Mulago Queens take on UCU – Mukono Knights while Mengo play Kireka Chess Club.
Two rounds will be played on Sunday as follows:
Round 13 – 16th October 2011 at 10 am:
- Bank of Uganda CC v/s Mulago Pawns CC
- Barclays CC v/s Aviation CC
- Mulago Knights CC v/s Makindye CC
- Mulago Queens CC v/s UCU – Mukono Knights
- Makere University CC v/s Mulago Rooks CC
- City CC v/s Enkabi CC
- Uganda Chess Academy v/s Mulago Kings CC
- Mengo CC v/s Kireka CC
Round 14 – 16th October 2011 at 3 pm:
- Mulago Pawns CC v/s Kireka CC
- Mulago Kings CC v/s Mengo CC
- Enkabi CC v/s Uganda Chess Academy
- Mulago Rooks CC v/s City CC
- UCU – Mukono Knights v/s Makerere University CC
- Makindye CC v/s Mulago Queens CC
- Aviation CC v/s Mulago Knights CC
- Bank of Uganda CC v/s Barclays CC