Game Spotlight: 2019 Rwabushenyi Memorial 1
The Rwabushenyi Memorial Open Chess Championship, hosted in Kampala, has become East Africa’s premier event. As usual, there was a group of Kenyans participating in the 2019 version. While a Kenyan still hasn’t lifted the trophy, there were respectable results, with CM Ben Magana and Peter Gilruth finishing in a large tie for fourth place on 6 points for 8 rounds, with Gilruth picking up the prize for best senior player. Here’s Gilruth’s last round game, that he calls a “classic squeeze play”:
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