Other big names that failed to make the team included 2021 Kenya National Champion Martin Njoroge and veterans Ricky Sang and Jackson Kamau.
Elvis Likoko scored six points to make his maiden appearance on the team.
Robert Mcligeyo won the event with an impressive 8.5 points propelling his FIDE rating to 2027 and making him Kenya’s top-rated player with CM Ben Magana.
The line up of the Open Team
CM Ben Magana – Head Coach.
Everything was predictable in the Ladies’ Section, with the same 2022 team making it into the 2023 team!
Twelve-year-old Elizabeth Cassidy Maina deserves a special mention. She defeated Madelta Glenda, the World Amateur U1700 Champion in their round four encounter. Elizabeth finally scored six points to grab sixth place, narrowly missing a slot in the team.
Moses Andiwoh – Ladies Coach.
2022 Kenya National Team Final Selection on chess-results.com.
PGNs from Open Final Phase 2023.
PGNs from Ladies Final Phase 2023.
2022 Kenya National Team Selection Phase 2 on chess-results.com.
Mehul Gohil aka ‘Gorilla’ clinches 2022 Kenya Championship title.
2022 Kenya National Chess Championship.
2022 Kenya Chess Championship – Day 1 Report.
PGNs from the 2022 Kenya National Championship Open
PGNs from the 2022 Kenya Championship Ladies
Martin Njoroge wins the 2021 Kenya National Championship.
Article by Kenya Chess Masala.
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