Kawuma strikes like lightening in Ugandan Rapid Championship!! PDF 
William Muwonge, "Kawuma is Rapid Champ," New Vision, 20 May 2002,  (Kampala, Uganda). STEPHEN Kawuma again proved to be master of the short games by winning his second Rapid Chess Open this season. The former junior champion outwitted Steven Kisuze 1-0 in a blitz game decider after the first game ended 1-1 at Kyambogo. The finalists were in good from before Kawuma's tactics prevailed. Kawuma, 22, one the the rising stars of Ugandan chess, went a step better having won the New Year Rapid Open in January. The Makerere University civil engineering student, earned sh50,000 for his win while Kisuze got sh30,000. Kawuma beat veteran Joachim Okoth while Kisuze defeated Grace Nsubuga in the semi finals. National coach Neils Lauritsen from Denmark sponsored the competition that attracted local chess' top 24 players.
Kawuma Leads Pack At NRM Day Tourney PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Douglas Mazune - New Vision   
Friday, 26 January 2001 00:00

National junior champion Stephen Kawuma who retained his title last weekend will be out to stretch his winning streak in the NRM Anniversary chess championship that starts this afternoon.

Kawuma, who was recently crowned USPA's player of the year, will take on a host of fellow Olympians in the battle for the sh0.1m top cash prize.

Kisuze Wins Chess Title PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by William Muwonge - New Vision (Story)   
Friday, 05 January 2001 00:00

Stephen Kisuze crowned two days of a brilliant display to win the End of Year Open for the second time on Monday.

The 28-year old system analyst earned six and a half points in the eight round swiss event held at Kampala's EAGEN House. 

"It was a tight event, I faced a number of young players and beating them was quite a task," Kisuze said.

Kisuze, also winner in 1994, won six games, drew one against Edward Sewanyana, the joint fourth finisher.

Kisuze lost one game against Bob Bibasa in the fourth round.

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