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Mash East dominates 5-day chess competition

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Mash East dominates 5-day chess competition



CHIKOMBA – Mash East Province was the toast of the five-day Nash Chess Championship held from Wednesday last week to Sunday at Chipindura High School in Bindura.
It came tops among the country’s 10 provinces, walking away with three gold medals, one silver, and one bronze medal and will have 10 players representing Zimbabwe in the African Chess Youth Championship that will be held in July in South Africa.
The second position went to Midlands Province which secured two gold medals, three silver and three bronze medals while the third position went to Harare with two gold, two silver medals and two bronze medals.
Mash East was represented by players from Rusununguko, Jemedza, Daramombe, Liebenberg, Chemhondoro and Goromonzi high schools.
Mash East (Nash) head in charge Lorence Lawrence Madyangove said he was pleased with the performance of players from his province.
“I would like to congratulate all students who participated in the tournament. We were determined to make sure that we get a gold in this year’s tournament and I am happy that we managed to win.
“Our aim as a province is to keep the title. We have more than 10 players from Mash East who will be representing Zimbabwe in the African Chess Youth championship that will be held in July in South Africa,” said Madyangove.
Students from Mash East who participated in the tournament and won are Danmore Mashawa who scooped gold medal in the u16 boys category, Tinashe Sonamidzi who won gold medal in the u14 boys and Grace Zvarebwa who scooped gold in the u14 girls category. Rudaviro Dzenga and Daniel Mashawa scooped silver and bronze respectively.

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