By Phillip Corry
KIREKA Chess Club shot to the top of the chess league after a convincing win over Aviation club 4-1 on Sunday. The win pushed the leaders to four points ahead of second-placed Mengo, albeit with a game in hand for Mengo.
In other games, last yearâ€™s runners up Mulago Kings edged Mulago Rooks 3-2 while Makerere University hammered visiting Mulago Knights 4-1.
In the Kireka - Aviation game, the formerâ€™s Michael Mawanda and Walter Okas defeated.
Aviationâ€™s Raphael Buti and Alex Ruzigura while Emma Mwaka and Phiona Munombe got byes.
Aviationâ€™s captain Vianney Luggya beat Kirekaâ€™s teenage sensation Kenneth Ouma to rescue a point.
The Uganda Chess Federation competition continues with various matches in Kampala this weekend.
Mulago Kings 6.5
Mulago Knights 6
Mulago Rooks 4