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IM Oladapo Adu from Nigeria qualifies for FIDE World Cup in Baku

The FIDE Zone 4.4 Individual Championships 2015 were organized by the Togo Chess Federation under the auspices of the African Chess Confederation (ACC) from 13-22nd March in Lome, Togo.

The Championships gathered 36 players from 7 federations: Central African Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togo, in Open and Women’s sections.

International Master Oladapo Adu, elo 2199 from Nigeria, won the Open section with 8 points from 9 rounds and qualified for the 2015 FIDE World Cup in Baku.

Oladapo Adu

Oladapo Adu

In the Women’s section, the Nigerian player Omolabake Coker won the 7 rounds robin with a perfect score of 7/7. Standings below.

Before the closing ceremony, a 9 rounds blitz tournament has been organized, the winner was Bomo Kigigha with 7,5 points.

In his closing words, the zonal President, Michel Nguele Viang delivered a message from the African Chess Confederation President.

Omolabake Coker

Omolabake Coker

Final standings (women):
1 COKER Omolabake NGR 1599 – 7
2 WCM RABIU Olabisi NGR 1549 – 6
3 OFOWINO Toritsemuwa NGR 0 – 5
4 EDOH Ama TOG 0 – 4
5 AYIKU Angela Naa Amerley GHA 0 – 2
6 TOGLO Ayaba TOG 0 – 2
7 WCM ESSE Akua Kosife TOG 1424 – 2
8 KOUEVI Kokoe Solange TOG 0 – 0

Final standings (men):
1 IM ADU Oladapo NGR 2199 – 8
2 CM KIGIGHA Bomo NGR 2287 – 7.5
3 ANWULI Daniel NGR 0 – 6.5
4 CM UNWANA Eugene Ekpoikong NGR 2285 – 6.5
5 IM OLAPE Bunmi NGR 2232 – 6
6 ONOVUGHE Ochuko Emmanuel NGR 2165 – 6
7 OSUNFUYI Abimbola NGR 2176 – 6
8 CM FAWOLE John Oyeyemi NGR 2199 – 6
9 FM DEGONDO Simplice Armel CIV 2145 – 5.5
10 CM FUMEY Enyonam Sewa TOG 1859 – 5
11 OYAMA Ekok NGR 0 – 5
12 EPHOEVI-GA Adama Mawulikplimi TOG 0 – 4.5
13 LWEBUGA Ronald SLE 1782 – 4.5
14 IM ANQUANDAH Francis Eric GHA 1956 – 4
15 AMEKU Philip Elikem GHA 1888 – 4
16 CM KAMARA Ansumana SLE 2074 – 4
17 TOURE Yves TOG 0 – 4
18 SEKYERE Kwame Frimpong GHA 1888 – 4
19 EBONGUE Emile CMR 1893 – 4
20 ADU JNR Lionel GHA 0 – 3.5
21 BOTSOE Koffi TOG 1536 – 3.5
22 ASSAGBA Kodjo Mawuli TOG 0 – 3
23 AMEWOUNOU Komlan Kouessan TOG 0 – 3
24 AJAVON Ayayi Jean Le Clair TOG 0 – 3
25 KOUEVI Mawuvi Koue TOG 1705 – 2.5
26 HUSHIE Carlton GHA 0 – 2.5
27 NUMATSI Yawotsu Dzigba TOG 0 – 2
28 KOURAKOUMBA Florent CAF 0 – 2

FIDE Zone 4.4 Individual Championships 2015

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