German chess grandmaster Thomas Luther in Uganda
By Agatha Mutebi
23rd February 2017 01:20 PM

Uganda’s team that was selected last weekend for the Zone 4.2 African Chess Individual championships in Ethiopia will attain skills from German’s Grand master (GM) Thomas Luther.

Luther will be attending a seminar organized by SOM Chess Academy where he will be coaching youths and some of Uganda’s strongest chess players on Friday 24 to Sunday 26 at Pope Paul Memorial in Kampala.

The team of ten that is expected to travel to Ethiopia mid next month for the annual Zonal championships, will be taking a few tips on how to attain a GM title.

According to the organizer the seminar Robert Katende, the event that is funded by the Germany Embassy Kampala is aimed at improving and growing the game of chess in Uganda.

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