2nd Jamhuri Cup
Our final event for the year will be the 2nd edition of the Jamhuri Cup.
The event will run over the weekend of 8th & 9th December 2018 over 4 rounds and limited to only 16 players. The time control will be 2 hours to complete the game. This slower time control is expected to produce some high quality games.
The defending champion is Peter Gilruth who has confirmed that he is coming to defend his title.
You can find out more about the 1st edition of the Jamhuri Cup here – Peter Gilruth wins 2017 Jamhuri Cup.
This event will offer a welcome alternative to those players who cannot take part in the Kenya National Championship which is set to run from 12th to 16th December 2018 at the Parkland’s Sports Club. Participation in the Kenya National Championship is limited to Kenyan citizens only and is run over 5 days.
Kenya got it’s independence from Britain on 12th December 1963. The 12th of December is celebrated as ‘Jamhuri Day‘ in Kenya.