National Junior Chess Championships 2021
Benson beats Benson to 2nd Place
Benson Andrew Melomey, a third year Physician Assistantship student of the Central University beat the former girl child prodigy from Achimota School, Maud Benson to second place in the U20 category at this year’s National Junior Chess Championship. Despite them both finishing with 4 points, Andrew had a stronger tie break of 14.5 as compared to Maud’s 13.5 earning him the second spot. They both however qualify for the FIDE rated final which takes place this December.
10-Year-old Wrestles Giants
Ayim Lawrence Benson Andrew Melomey Maud Benson Norvi Isaac Amedro Selassie Sevindir Omar Farouk Acheampong Dave Quansah Chief Allotey john Maanvendra Kothari Jeremiah Adjetey
Wonder Boy Mawuli Strikes Again
The BUCCHOLZ Tie-Break Decides.
Richardson Mawuli Akaba Connel Nukunu Etsey Richardson Mawutor Thakkar Aarush Shah Neev Gurbani Muskaan Chandankhede Prasanna Lokesh Akaba Conrad Nunyuie Atsu Tandoh Hephzibah Awura-Ama Manubea Akorli Joshua
Nana Yaw Rules
Young Ofori-Boateng Nana Yaw dominated the U10 category at this year’s National Junior Chess Championship as he won all five of his games and scored a perfect 5 points after 5 rounds of play.
He qualifies for the FIDE rated final which takes place this December as the top seed no doubt.
The Tagboto Twins Magic
Ofori-Boateng Nana Yaw Tagboto Kathryn Nukunu Tagboto Kayla Makafui Tetteh Elijah Oklemeh Lawer Pryce-Tandoh Jeshurun Obiri Yeboah Jipsa Adith Bija Tandoh Hadassah-Mercy Aforo Kissiedu Keith Ohene Tagboto Philip Selasie Ofori-Boateng Kwabena