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2016-06-07 Ethiopian Chess is hosting regional and individual Championship in July 2016 in Addis Ababa
Ethiopian Regional chess members are preparing for the annual championship for 2016 (2008 Eth Cal). In addition to inter region tournament
individual competion will be held to select top players who will be participating in Chess Olympiad in Baku Azerbaijan 2016.
2015-08-10 2015 Ethiopian Chess Championship at Addis Ababa Golf Club
Ethiopian Chess Federation annual Chess Championship has been kicked of in Addis Ababa At Golf club with five regional states participating
in this competition. Participants include Amahra, Oromia, Tigray, Addis Ababa and Southern Nations and Nationalities People (SNNP). The team games are only represented by players who have not represented Ethiopia in International games hosted outside Ethiopia.
After the team games on Wednesday, Aug 2015 Fide rated Individual tournament will be hosted more than 100 players are expected to participated in this second FIDE rated games hosted in Ethiopia which the first one was hosted in Mekelle, Ethiopia. For this tournament the chief arabiter will be Mrs. Rehema Khimulu.
overview from the championship
2015-04-20 2015 Africa Zone 4.2 Individual Chess Championship is being hosted by Ugandan Chess Federation
Ethiopia is participating in this tournament represented by five (5) players which are three men and two ladies. For live update action follow on
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015-03-03 Huge Success Story from the 40th Year Anniversary of TPLF chess Tournament hosted in Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia
The FIDE rating list for March 2015 has been released and now reflects the impact of the two great events held in East Africa last month.
Huge congratulations are due to the Ethiopian Chess Federation who secured ratings for 8 new players and aslo climbed no less than 28 places (!!) in the World Rankings following the success of their 40th Anniversary TPLF event. They are now ranked 125 in the World from 153 on the February list!
New ratings and the country ranking of the players from Ethiopia who participated are shown below:
# Name Rating
1 Abera, Aydagnuhem Gezachew 2173
3 Mesfin, Leykun 2090
4 Bajje, Endashaw Ashame 2050
5 Debesay, Yohanes 2028
6 Haftom Ghebremedhn Ghebrehiwet 1987
6 Remel Ramirez 1987
9 Gebregziabher, Brehane Gebre Mic 1949
11 Teklay Teshager 1837
13 Girmay, Feven Gebremeskel 1520
13 Leykun, Ruth 1520
17 Alemu Huluka, Aschalech 1395
18 Aster Gebregiorgis 1352
19 Menassie Zeleke, Azeb 1337
20 Girmay, Fiyori Gebremeskel 1226
Rwanda can be equally proud of the 6 new ratings they secured during their match against the KCB Invitational team. They have also improved their world ranking to #162 as a result. The new Rwanda #1 is Rugema Ngarambe who secured his FIDE rating in this event!
New ratings and the country ranking of the players from Rwanda who participated are shown below:
# Name Rating
1 Rugema Ngarambe 1873
3 Zimurinda Ben Tom 1786
5 Kagabo Mugema, Eugene 1732
8 Hakizimana, Jean Baptiste 1680
8 Ntabonsanganywe Gabriel 1680
11 Mugisha Fernand 1551
Finally, this could not have been possible without the assistance of Chess Kenya who sent players to both events. The standout performance from Kenya came from Ricky Sang who added 70 rating points from the tournament to rise above 1900 and improve his rating to #14 in Kenya. Meanwhile Purity Maina, Martin Gichia and Isaac Odiah also managed to secure their FIDE ratings from the event in Rwanda!
New ratings and the country ranking of the players from Kenya who participated are shown below:
# Name Rating
2 Omolo, Kenneth 2121
7 Mukabi, John 2045
10 Andiwoh, Moses 1953
14 Ricky Sang 1905
15 Isaac, Babu Odiah 1893
17 Isaac Mukoko 1832
26 Wabuti, Rose 1597
27 Maina, Purity 1588
28 Asiema, Isabella 1586
29 Jumba, Gloria 1557
36 Martin Gichia 1457
Congratulations to all!
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2015-02-20 Open Individual International Chess Tournament for the event of 40th year TPLF Anniversary
has been completed
With men team Ethiopia National Team has dominated in the game. In the Women team the Kenyan team have dominated the result table to
to take the gold and silver medals of the tournament.
|International Chess Festival - 40thYear TPLF Anniversary - MEN|
|Last update 19.02.2015 17:45:15|
|1||Ethiopia Men 1||*||*||1½||1||1½||1||2||½||1||2||2||2||15||15||0|
|2||Ethiopia Men 2||½||1||*||*||½||1½||½||2||0||2||2||1½||12||11||0|
|5||Tigray Men 1||1||0||2||0||2||1||1||0||*||*||1||1||9||9||0|
|6||Tigray Men 2||0||0||0||½||1||½||1||1||1||1||*||*||6||5||0|
|You find all details to this tournament under http://chess-results.com/tnr162000.aspx?lan=1|
|International Chess Festival in the 40thYear TPLF Anniversary - LADIES|
|Last update 19.02.2015 17:44:23|
|3||Ethiopia Ladies 2||0||0||1||1||*||*||1||1||1||1||1||2||9||9||0|
|4||Tigray Ladies 1||0||0||1||½||1||1||*||*||1½||0||1½||1||8||7.5||0|
|5||Ethiopia Ladies 1||0||0||½||0||1||1||½||2||*||*||½||1½||6||7||0|
|6||Tigray Ladies 2||0||0||0||0||1||0||½||1||1½||½||*||*||4||4.5||0|
In the individual results Ethiopian Men took gold and bronze Aydaguhem Abera and Leykun Mesfin respectively. The second silver medal was awarded to Omollo Kennet from Kenya representing Kenya team. From Ladies Category All three medals were taken by the guest team from Kenya and KCFA Team,
Amoko Ivy Claire first , Jumba Gloria, Wabuti Rose took second and third places.
Winding up the event in collaboration organizing committee, Tigray Chess Federation, Ethiopian Chess Federation and Kasparov Chess Foundation has awarded each team winners,
individuals with medals and cups. In addition for individual winners from men and Ladies team it has been awarded 150, 100, AND 50 USD for 1st, 2snd and 3rd place respectively.
As per the arbiter of the tournament Ethiopia has earned eight new FIDE rated players, a rough estimation will earn Ethiopia from 155 to place to 135.
Open Individual International Chess Tournament for the event of 40th year TPLF Anniversary
Venue: Axum Hotel, Mekelle, Ethiopia
Date: 15 - 17 February, 2015
Kenyan and Sudanese Federations have shown full interest and support for
Kenyan and Sudanese Federations have shown full interest and support for this event
2015-02-03 Tournament Progress.....
The tournament preparation going well so far. In this tournament four teams such as Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia Team A, Ethiopia Team B will be competing
for the title. For this event Fide Arbiter will be commanding the tournament and it is expected to get registered as one of FIDE rated games.
Different Chess bodies, governmental and non governmental organizations are keen for the success of this event. Kasparov Chess Foundation is one
the concerned organizations' who have been assisting for the tournament to be fruitful.
2015-02-05 The 8th Ethiopian Universities Chess championship is being held in Adama starting from February 1, 2015
This championship has the highest recorded participants in the history of the event and there are also female participants. The tournament goes on and the team championship will be concluded February 8 then the individual championship continues.
The group championship already started between 20 universities and higher educational institutions the participants are as follows
|1||Adama University||11||Mekele University|
|2||Debre Markos University||12||Ambo University|
|3||Arbaminch University||13||Gonder University|
|4||Addis Ababa Science and Technology University||14||Wolayita Sodo University|
|5||Addis Ababa University||15||Haramaya University|
|6||Debretabor University||16||Hawassa University|
|7||Federal TVET||17||Aksum University|
|8||Adigrat University||18||Dila University|
|9||Wachamo University||19||Civil Service College|
|10||Jimma University||20||Mizan tepi University|
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