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Kings beat Rooks to extend lead in chess

By Vision Reporter

Added 28th July 2009 03:00 AM

LEADERS Mulago Kings Chess Club further extended their lead at the top of the national league with yet another 5-0 thumping of Mulago Rooks on Sunday.

Top Division Standings
1. Mulago Kings 27 pts
2. Kireka 15.5
3. Mulago Knights 15
4. Makerere 14
5. Mulago Rooks 10.5
6. Aviation 12.5
7. UCU 17
8. Mengo 8.5


By Phillip Corry

LEADERS Mulago Kings Chess Club further extended their lead at the top of the national league with yet another 5-0 thumping of Mulago Rooks on Sunday.

They have now stretched their lead to 11.5 points to their nearest challengers Kireka Chess Club. Kings’ Harold Wanyama, Kenneth Kakooza and Grace Nsubuga beat Rooks’ David Muwanguzi, Paul Mubiru and Samuel Mayanja while Patrick Kawuma and Grace Kigenyi got byes.

In other games, newcomers Uganda Christian University beat bottom placed Mengo 3.5-1.5, Aviation beat Kireka 3-2 as defending champions MUK were held 2.5-2.5 by Mulago Knights. The league continues next weekend.

Kings beat Rooks to extend lead in chess

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