Chess is a game that requires critical thinking, strategic planning, and mental discipline, and these are skills that can be applied in all areas of life. The Kenya Chess Federation recognizes the importance of developing young talent and is committed to promoting chess as a sport in the country
By Kurian Musa
The Kenya National Youth Chess Championship is set to take place at Kisii School in Kisii County for the next five days. This championship is expected to bring together the best youth chess players in the country. The organizers of the event have announced that most of the chess that will be played during the championship will be held at Kisii School. This comes as no surprise as Kisii School has a long-standing reputation for hosting successful chess tournaments in the past.
The championship is open to all young chess players from across Kenya, and it will feature a range of categories, including under-8, under-10, under-12, under-14, and under-16. The event promises to be a thrilling affair as the best young players in the country battle it out for the coveted title of Kenya National Youth Chess Champion.
The Kenya Chess Federation, the body responsible for organizing the championship, has put in place strict COVID-19 protocols to ensure the safety of all participants. Players and officials will be required to wear masks at all times, sanitize regularly, and maintain social distancing during the event. The Kenya National Youth Chess Championship is an excellent platform for young chess players to showcase their talent and skills. The championship provides an opportunity for young players to compete against their peers, learn from each other, and improve their game.
Chess is a game that requires critical thinking, strategic planning, and mental discipline, and these are skills that can be applied in all areas of life. The Kenya Chess Federation recognizes the importance of developing young talent and is committed to promoting chess as a sport in the country.
The championship is expected to be a closely contested affair, with some of the best young players in the country vying for the top prize. Fans of the game can follow the action on various social media platforms, where updates and highlights of the championship will be posted regularly. As the Kenya National Youth Chess Championship gets underway, all eyes will be on Kisii School as the venue for what promises to be an exciting and highly competitive event.