Kanyike amazed with stunning chess play against the traditionally strong Afro-Arab nations and South Africa.
Kawuma presented the cash to Nakanyike’s dad and Coach Augustine Buwule.
The prestigious event has attracted nine African countries including Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Algeria and Somalia.
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.
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