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Day 2 online chess olympiad
Saturday, 01 August 2020 12:56

UGANDA  WINS THREE MATCHES IN A ROW ON DAY 2 OF 2020 ONLINE CHESS OLYMPIAD

After a slow start on day one of the olympiad qualifiers, team Uganda came out hungry for a win and unleashed a three game winning streak on day two, 1st August 2020 to restore hopes of qualifying for the next round.

In round four Uganda defeated Kuwait 5-1 to register her first match win at the online olympiad which ensured that they ascend from the bottom of the table to 8th position.

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In round five Uganda was unforgiving and trounced the neighbors Rwanda 5-1. It was unfortunate for Rwanda to be paired with Uganda at such a time when they needed the points to stand a chance of qualifying for the next round. This ensured that team Uganda further movesd up the table to 6th position.

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In round four Uganda defeated Qatar 4-2 in a hard fought match that could have ended in a draw. kimera Innocent delivered an early victory on board 2 to inspire the team early in the match. Uganda has moved to 5th position and requires to win the next matches and finish among the top three team to ensure that they progress to the next division.

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WCM Shakira Ampaire continued her fine form and has won all games setting a 6/6 score with 100% record . The substitute Nakabo Peninah too has 100% too with a 3/3  score. FM Wanyama Harold returned on Board one to provide much needed stability on the top board.

Match day 3 resumes on 2nd August 2020 and we wait to see if team Uganda will continue the fine form to qualify among the top 3 teams in the pool.

 
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