CFZ dangles K10,000
Posted in Sport on September 24, 2014


The Chess Federation of Zambia (CFZ) has dangled a K10,000 top prize for the 2014 Zambia Open chess championship pencilled for next month, making it the richest chess event in the country.

The 11-round tournament is billed for October 18-24 at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka.

The second runner-up is expected to walk away with K8,000 while the third and fourth place finishers will earn K6,000 and K4, 000 respectively with the women’s winner set to pocket K5, 000.

“The CFZ cordially invites all zones in Zambia and other federations to the 2014 Zambia Open Chess Championship,” tournaments secretary Aaron Banda said in Lusaka yesterday.


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