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”:

The 10th Capablanca Cup is coming up on January 25-26.  More information and signups are available here.

This weekend is our first training session of the year.  Come by on Saturday to improve your Knight endgames.


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