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Kawuma leads Mulago Open race

By Vision Reporter

Added 31st December 2007 03:00 AM

DEFENDING Champion Moses Kawuma brushed aside Olympian Harold Wanyama in just seven moves in the fourth round to top the Mulago National Chess Open on Sunday. Kawuma who is tied on four points with Bob Bibasa leads on tie break at Lugogo.

DEFENDING Champion Moses Kawuma brushed aside Olympian Harold Wanyama in just seven moves in the fourth round to top the Mulago National Chess Open on Sunday. Kawuma who is tied on four points with Bob Bibasa leads on tie break at Lugogo.

By Douglas Mazune

Mulago Open
M. Kawuma 4 points
B. Bibasa 4
S. Kantinti 3.5
G. Nsubuga 3.5
I. Munanira 3
H. Wanyama 3
K. Ouma 3
M. Akabo 3
A. Nsanja 3
P. Kawuma 3

DEFENDING Champion Moses Kawuma brushed aside Olympian Harold Wanyama in just seven moves in the fourth round to top the Mulago National Chess Open on Sunday.

Kawuma who is tied on four points with Bob Bibasa leads on tie break at Lugogo.
Bibasa prevailed over Patrick Kawuma in the day’s closing round to draw level with the leader and firmly stay on course for the sh0.3m top cash prize.
National champion Shadrack Kantinti snatched a fourth round point from Davis Agaba to stay just half a point behind the leaders.

The 10-round Swiss format event sponsored by Mulago Chess Club resumes today with round five.
In the ladies event, Violet Atuhurra tamed former national junior champion Christine Namaganda in a sharp Sicilian Narjorf that ripped open Christine’s defences.
In-form Atuhurra maintains her grip on the ladies title at three points.

In second position is seed one Joan Butindo of Luzira chess club at 2.5 points.

Morris Sangalo tops the U-15 event with 2 points and he is closely followed by Umar Sebana at 1.5.

Kawuma leads Mulago Open race

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