Chess Olympiad 2018

Rwanda leaves Chess Olympiad 2018 two titles rich, optimistic over future

By the end of the 43rd Chess Olympiad 2018 on Friday the World Chess Federation (FIDE) confirmed two titles on two Rwandan teenage girls, which makes Kevin Ganza, the Rwanda chess federation president, optimistic about the future of the game in the country. The latest Chess Olympiad, the main team...

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 6:40pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: Rwandan teams face Kuwait, Bermuda in final round

Today: Round 11 Women: Rwanda vs Kuwait Layola Murara Umuhoza vs Etedal Almeraj (1062)                          Joselyne Uwase (1551) vs Shahad Alraqum (1458)  ...

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 1:54pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: It’s do-or-die against Tanzania as Uwase eyes WFM title

Today: Round 10 Women: Rwanda vs Tanzania Layola Murara Umuhoza vs Asha Kondo     Joselyne Uwase (1551) vs Bertha Samson                Aline Niyonsaba vs Zahabiyah Ebrahim (1217)   ...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:09pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: WCM Uwase rested as teammates face Mozambique, CAR

Today: Round 9 Open: Rwanda vs Central African Republic Fidele Mutabazi (1818) vs Sabbas Ndoma Libert CM Maxence Murara (1789) vs Vianney Bebondi Joseph Nzabanita (1849) vs Florent Kourakoumba Alain Niyibizi (1756) vs Cedric Ngackossi-Ngoulaka Women: Mozambique vs Rwanda WIM Vania Vilhete (...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 12:15pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: Youngsters shine in round 6

Today: Round 7 Open: Rwanda vs Togo CM Maxence Murara (1789) vs CM Adama Ephoevi-Ga (1848)                              Joseph Nzabanita (1849) vs...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 12:22pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: Rwandans face Togo, Guyana in round 6

Today Women: Togo vs Rwanda WCM Kosife Esse (1355) vs Layola Umuhoza Ivana Claudia Eyram vs Joselyne Uwase (1551)  Ama Edoh vs Aline Niyonsaba Nafissatou Gbadamassi vs Christelle Uwamahoro Open: Guyana vs Rwanda  CM Anthony Drayton (2024) vs Fidele Mutabazi (1818)  ...

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 12:49pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: Uwase shines as Rwandans endure rough round 4

Today Women:  Rwanda vs Iraq               Odile Kalisa Kayitesi             vs           Sami Abbas Al-Attraqchi Nabaa (1831)     ...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:13pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: Rwandans seek to bounce back after nightmare Wednesday

Today Women: Malawi vs Rwanda WFM Linda Jambo (1482)   vs   Odile Kalisa Kayitesi Desiderata Nkhoma (1502)   vs   Layola Murara Umuhoza Anne Simwaba (1206)          vs   Joselyne Uwase (1551)...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:16pm

Rwandans register positive start at Chess Olympiad 2018

RWANDA’s Open and Women teams on Tuesday got off to a bright start with wins against Antigua and Barbuda as well as Sierra Leone, respectively, in round two of the ongoing Chess Olympiad 2018 in Batumi, Georgia. The country’s ten players, including four teenagers, who are mostly...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 11:47am

Chess Olympiad 2018: Rwanda face Antigua and Barbuda, Sierra Leone in second round

Today Board pairings for round two Women’s category Rwanda vs Sierra Leone Odile Kayitesi          vs          Sarah Kamara Layola Umuhoza     vs          Adiratu Kamara Joselyne Uwase ...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:58pm

Team Rwanda off to Georgia for Chess Olympiad

Ten players, including four teenagers, on Sunday night left Kigali for the Chess Olympiad 2018 in Batumi, the second-largest city of Georgia. They will miss round one of games which start Monday - and end on October 7 - but there is hope they could perform well, according to officials travelling...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 6:23pm