Appreciation 🙌🙏🇳🇬 to all those who made the Austin Apemiye Open Rapid chess tournament a success. Special recognition goes Edo State Deputy Governor for identifying with my tournament and sending a representative, the Sports Coordinator Edo State (Madam Sabrina), CPS Musa, Edo State Sports Commission, University of Benin Sports Dept, Director of Sports (Technical) Edo State, Mr. Arewah D.O.S Edo State, Head Coach Chess, Avantiline, Chief Arbiter, Deputy Chief Arbiter, Chief organiser/Dan Egbo, Nigerianchess.com, followchess.com, DGT, NCF, Chairman Edo State Chess Association, Go for Grandmaster initiative, Observer Newspaper, ACC, Sunny Eyeghen, Omo, Oby, Cy, Fasinu, Wale, Dr. Maduka, Mr. Lovejoy, all the participants and anyone I forgot to mention.
Congratulations 👋 to our champion 🏆 Master Callistus Denyefa and other prize winners. The champion got ₦30,000 first prize and will get additional ₦50,000 financial support towards his participation in the 2021 African Youth Chess Championship in Ghana.
More chess tournaments in the pipeline that produced Austin Apemiye Open Rapid Chess Tournament. See you in my other part/fully sponsored chess tournament from South-South Chess Challenge to Abuja Chess Challenge. Thank you all once again 🙌🙏🇳🇬♟️