The 2022 Zone 4.4 Chess Championship entered the sixth round today with WFM Sasha Mongeli in the lead in the Ladies section. She has 6 points from six rounds, with Aster Melake Baniwalu and Lidet Abate Haile trailing in second place with 4.5 points.
Yenenesh Lukas Melebo of Ethiopia will play WFM Sasha Mongeli in round seven.
In the Open section, CM Fekadu Jimma Desalegn, FM Leykun Mesfin and Temesgen Tsige Addisalem are in the lead, all with five points. Top seed FM Abubaker Tagelsir of Sudan is trailing with four points and lying in joint third place or 8th in the ranking.
Martin Njoroge, the other Kenyan but playing in the Open section, has a respectable four points from six rounds and is lying in joint fourth place or 10th in the ranking. He will take on Nesru Beshir Akmel of Ethiopia in round seven.
2022 Zone 4.4 Chess Championship
2022 Zone 4.4 Individual Chess Championship on chess-results.com.
2022 Zone 4.4 starts in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
PGNs from the Open section.
PGNs from the Ladies section
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