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Team Uganda set for the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022

Uganda Olympiad Qualifiers event, determining the composition of both Women’s and Men’s Uganda Teams, took place in March this year. The event had 14 players in both Open and Women’s sections who battled it out through 13 rounds played in a round-robin system. The top five players of each section made it to the team and will represent Uganda in the 2022 Chess Olympiad in Chennai.

Uganda Team (Open Section):

  1. FM Patrick Kawuma
  2. FM Harold Wanyama
  3. FM Haruna Nsubuga
  4. Walter Okas
  5. Emmanuel Egesa

Uganda Team (Women’s Section):

  1. Peninah Nakabo
  2. WCM Shakira Ampaire
  3. WFM Gloria Nansubuga
  4. Milly Takali
  5. Patricia Kawuma

Altogether with Uganda, a number of countries already revealed the composition of their teams for Chennai, such as: Germany, Spain, Kenya, India, Sri Lanka, Malawi, Monaco
Read more: WFM Ailen Oriana Mena starts the initiative for Women’s Curaçao Team to get to the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022

Final rankings – Uganda Olympiad Qualifiers Open section:

1FMKawuma Patrick UGA231010058.5
2FMWanyama Harold UGA23019.5050.3
3FMNsubuga Haruna UGA217890.552
4 Okas Walter UGA220990.549.3
5 Egesa Emmanuel UGA21238.5050.5
6 Ssali Julius UGA201380.544.8
7 Musasizi Emmanuel UGA193980.541.8
8 Kamoga Rajab UGA21057.5037.8
9 Ssonko Mathias Allan UGA21725.5024.8
10 Kawooya Joseph UGA18694.5024.5
11 Wagodo Abdul Shakuru UGA19074019.3
12 Etoru Amos UGA19283.5015.3
13 Ajiri Benjamin Netanyahu UGA1427216
14 Mawanda Michael UGA18642013


Final rankings – Uganda Olympiad Qualifiers Women’s section:

Rk. NamesexFEDRtgTB1TB2TB3
1 Nakabo Peninah wUGA171212065.8
2WCMAmpaire Shakira wUGA169510060.3
3WFMNansubuga Gloria wUGA14949047.8
4 Takali Milly wUGA14747.51.543
5 Kawuma Patricia wUGA13107.5146
6 Kabengano Joyce wUGA15147.50.536.3
7WFMAngolikin Goretti wUGA16237038.8
8 Nabacwa Allen Kyolaba wUGA154161.530.8
9 Nabaggala Vanessa wUGA14556132
10 Naisanga Sheba Valentine wUGA139160.531.5
11WFMNamaganda Christine wUGA16544.5025.5
12 Nannozi Esther Peninah wUGA13003.5015.5
13 Nabirye Caroline wUGA14312.5111
14 Hannah Zion Mawejje wUGA13012.5015

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