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Online Olympiad: Rwanda faces Syria, Kuwait and Namibia on Friday

Rwanda will play Syria, Kuwait and Namibia on Friday, July 31, its first day of action in the ongoing FIDE Online Olympiad 2020 which started July 25 and will run through August 30. National Captain Alain Patience Niyibizi plans to start Maranatha Nduwayesu, Rongin Munyurangabo, WFM Joselyne...

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 9:42am

Chess: Interim executive team elected to run federation for a year

The Rwanda Chess Federation (Ferwade) general assembly on Sunday, June 14, elected a new executive committee to help steer the ship for an interim period of 12 months. This came after the general assembly last week agreed to hold elections using any viable virtual platform due to limitations...

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 12:30pm

Inter-schools chess tournament gets underway

The 2020 edition of the inter-school chess tournament starts Saturday at Classic Hotel in Kigali, the local chess governing body (Ferwade) has announced. Speaking to this publication on Friday, Ferwade president Kevin Ganza revealed that winners of last year’s event, GS Kimisange, had...

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 12:33am

Rwanda Open 2020 lived up to expectations – Ferwade

The 2020 edition of the annual Rwanda Open chess tournament, which ended late Monday at Classic Hotel in Kigali, lived up to expectations, an official has told Times Sport. The tournament, billed as the biggest chess event in the country, attracted a total of 49 players from hosts Rwanda,...

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 12:20am

2018 Genocide memorial chess tourney will be bigger – official

Organisers say the 2018 Genocide Memorial Chess Tournament, which starts June 8 in Kigali, will be a bigger affair than last year’s edition since there will be participants from more countries. Last year, players from six countries, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Uganda, DR Congo and England...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:28am

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