Initiative brings quality chess instruction to schools Image Credit: Supplied Yahya Mohammed Saleh, Planning and Development Manager of Dubai Chess and Culture Club, and Malik Daradkeh, Director of Dubai National School, sign the agreement to ... Gulf News, 1 week ago
Vugar Hashimov Chess Academy opens its doors - Today.Az, 3 weeks ago
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AFP / Isaac Kasamani Children practice a game of chess at the Som Chess Academy at Katwe, a Kampala suburb Standing on a drab side-street next to an open sewer in the Ugandan capital Kampala, Brian Mugabi points to the site of his former family ...AFP, 3 weeks ago
Nashville, Tenn. —A girl living in poverty in the Katwe slums of Kampala, Uganda, becomes a national chess champion and enriches her life with Christ in Disney's "Queen of Katwe," based on a true story of struggle and triumph. Disney maintains ...Western Recorder, 3 weeks ago Ugandan premiere of girl's slum-to-chess-champ story The Nation Pakistan, 3 weeks ago
Caresosa, from Panabo Faith Mission Academy, toppled Gwyneth Amper, Jemima Japay, Bruce Gabing, Marc Villarojo, Philgymn Villajuan and Mary Joy Tan to take command in the juniors division with six points, half-a-point ahead of Romeo Canino and Aldin ...Business World, 2 months ago
GUWAHATI, Sept 19 - Arunabh Gohain, Gunjan Basistha, Anubrat Barthakur and Simran Ahmed of Guwahati Chess Academy, representing Assam, will participate in the 25th National Youth U-25 Chess Championship to be held from September 20 to 26.The Assam Tribune, 1 month ago
International Master and Zambian national Daniel Jere has won the Championship Section of the Redpath Mining Millionaire Chess Open. The Championship Section took place over a five day period and consisted of a nine-round FIDE-rated Swiss pairing ...Mining Safety, 2 months ago
NAGPUR: Indian badminton legend and chief national coach Pullela Gopichand will be the chief guest for the Annual Awards Function to be jointly organized by the (SJAN) and Raisoni Group. The function will be held on Sunday, October 23, at Hotel Tuli ...Times of India, 1 week ago
Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister N. Chinarajappa has said that the State government is going to establish special sports academies in each mandal and at the district headquarters. Inaugurating the National Junior Chess Tournament at a ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
A poor Ugandan chess prodigy found her way out of poverty at this school. Many others hope to follow.
, KATWE, Uganda — Seventeen-year-old Richard Buyinza stared at the chessboard in front of him, plotting what he hoped would be his killer move. Around him in the cramped, dimly lit room, more than a dozen youngsters were hunched on wooden ...Washington Post, 3 weeks ago Uganda's Queen of Katwe got her start at this slum chess school Albuquerque Journal, 3 weeks ago Disney Sells Faith Side Of Mira Nair's Queen Of Katwe With Whispers, Not Shouts Mail.com, 1 month ago
PUNE: Pune girl Aakanksha Hagawane, daughter of a wholesale veg etable seller, captured the biggest chess title of her fledgling career when she won the under-16 girls' chess crown at the FIDE World Youth Championships in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia, on ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago
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