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Miskin tops Karen Rapid Fire Chess championships

Nairobi Chess Academy Abdi Miskin won the Second edition of the Karen Country Rapid Fire Chess Championships.

Miskin edged out 18 other players to emerge victorious with 6 points in the tournament played yesterday. He led Stephen Ouma to second and Mehul Gohil to third with 5 points respectively.

In the Madaraka Day Junior Chess tournament, Ian Francis Wanyama emerged victorious in the under 18 category leading  Isaiah Ngao and Jason Kinango in second and third places respectively.

In under 12 category, Golden Chess Club’s Allan Kipkemei th dominated the event followed by Alvin Ngaruiya of Mombasa Chess and Bjorn Geets from Kivukoni school.

Rapid Fire Chess results

  1. Abdi Miskin 6 points
  2. FM Stephen Ouma 6 points
  3. Mehul Gohil 5 points
  4. Joseph Methu 4.5 points
  5. Viraj Shah: 3 points was best Junior Boy
  6. Nissi Kerandi: 3 points

Madaraka Day tournament U18

  1. Ian Francis Wanyama
  2. Isaiah Ngao
  3. Jason Kinango
  4. Joe Mutua

Under 12

  1. Allan Kipkemei
  2. Alvin Nyaruiya
  3. Bjorn Geets
  4. Colin Oloo
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