Uganda's male representative in the Zone 4.2 Africa Chess Championship, Elijah Emojong forced a crucial draw against Nigeria's International Master (IM) Olape Olubunmu in the fourth round played in Khartoum on 23rd May 2011.

Emojong had the black pieces and employed the Sicillian Najdorf to foil the IM's lethal attack.
The draw puts Emojong on 2.5 points out of 4. He is now scheduled to take on a highly rated Egyptian International Master (IM) Sarwat Walaa in the fifth round to be played later today (24th May 2011) starting at 5:00 pm.
Uganda's female representative, Goretti Angolikin had earlier in the day beated Sudan's Ciseera Mohammed in the ladies third round to get to 2 points out of a possible 3. Angolikin was at the time of filing this report preparing to take on another Sudanese player in a game that starts at 10:00 am.

Having the White pieces, Angolikin attacked her opponent using the Sicillian Grand Prix and had her on the wall for the bigger part of the game until she forced her into resignation.
The win is Angolikin's second out of the three games played so far in the ladies category. She will be up against yet another Sudanese player  in the fourth round  to be played tommorow morning. The ladies are six in total (including four from Sudan, one from Egypt and one from Uganda) and are therefore playing a double round.
At the time of writing, Uganda's other representative Elijah Emojong was just about to take on a Nigerian International Master in a fourth round game.
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