The 11-year-old primary six St Marcelino Academy Matugga player will be the underdog.
Ssubi Kiwanuka and Kitty Ndagizimana won the boys’ and girls’ U-8 categories with 8 and 7 points respectively.
Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah promises the federation support.
Hamsu Hamsu won the girls’ title with 5pts.
Her father and trainer Augustine Buwule believes the award will inspire other girls into taking up sport
Babirye who competed against male opponents in the open category finished with 6 points in eight rounds to register her maiden victory at the annual event....
Northwest University clinched the trophy after a sweeping 4-0 victory over defending champions Oberlin College.
Nakanyike beat all her opponents to score seven points out of a possible nine
Meanwhile, SOM Katwe will tussle it out with Comrades Chess Club
"I will be the most desirable prey in the history of chess but nevertheless I will be kicking and fighting to win the contest."