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2020 Chess Olympiad
Monday, 27 July 2020 17:25

TEAM UGANDA IS SET FOR 2020 ONLINE CHESS OLYMPIAD

The 2020 online chess olympiad started off on 25th July 2020 with an online opening ceremony https://youtu.be/5JtNrgUMjAA and a technical meeting for the base division. Day 1 saw three rounds in the base division kick off on 26th July 2020 https://youtu.be/Nn1U4IKhFEQ . The Base division consisting of about 30 teams played 3 games on day 2  https://youtu.be/r8WqxU2LSCE and three games on day 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKCtPYZEbYk .

Team Uganda is in division 4 and are scheduled to start playing on 31st July 2020. Team Uganda is sub-grouped together with Honduras, Thailand, Hong Kong, Guyan, Kuwait and Eswatini. The top teams from the base division will qualify to play alongside teams in the 4th Division.

The team captain Okas walter (UCF Players representative) is continously updating the team about any develoments and therefore the chess community in Uganda should be confident that the team will perform well.

The team is set to play at a central location that will be communicated later.

 

 
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