Chess Olympiad 2020

Chess: All Olympiad qualifiers pushed to May

The second phase of qualifiers to pick Rwanda’s flag bearers – in the open section – for the 44th Chess Olympiad, which was due to continue this weekend at Classic Hotel in Kigali, has been postponed after some top players failed to make it on Saturday, the chess federation has...

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 6:21pm

Chess: Olympiad qualifiers continue Saturday, women section pushed to May

The second phase of qualifiers to pick Rwanda’s flag bearers – in the open section – for the 44th Chess Olympiad continue this weekend at Classic Hotel in Kigali, the chess federation announced Friday. However, the initial qualifiers round in the women's section, which was...

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:06am

Munyurangabo coy over chances for ticket to Chess Olympiad 2020

Rongin Munyurangabo has continued to hold onto the top spot and sealed his slot in the next round in the qualifiers for the 2020 Chess Olympiad after beating Eugene Kagabo in round 3 and sharing the spoils with Fidele Mutabazi in round 4, on Sunday. Munyurangabo, 19, leading with 3.5 points, is...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 12:55am

Olympiad Qualifiers: Munyurangabo through to next round after 4 games

Rongin Munyurangabo, 19, has continued to hold onto the top spot and seal his slot in the next round of the qualifiers for the 2020 Chess Olympiad after beating Eugene Kagabo in round 3 and sharing the spoils with Fidele Mutabazi in round 4, on Sunday. The next phase of qualifiers is...

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 12:06pm

Olympiad 2020 Qualifiers: Youngsters shine in round 1

Youngsters Ben Patrick Cyubahiro, 15, Ian Murara Urwintwari, 17, and Rongin Munyurangabo, 19, earned effortless wins in round 1 of the just started first phase of qualifiers to select Rwanda’s flag bearers at the 44th Chess Olympiad later this year.  Qualifiers in the open section...

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 2:33pm

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