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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

After football, it's chess in Africa

Tenth World Chess Champion Boris Spassky

Hello Everyone!

The Football World Cup is over but not the talk about Africa. So this news item caught our attention. Former World Chess Champion Grandmaster Boris Spassky will be visiting Nigeria next year for Professor Wole Soyinka’s inaugural International Masters Chess Tournament.

Since Africa has been the flavor of the season it's not too early really to carry the news. The tournament, scheduled to be held from 10-17 July, 2011, is in honour of the literary icon and Noble Laureate Wole Soyinka. Prof. Soyinka celebrates his 77th birthday on July 13, 2011.

So, go Waka, Waka ... This time for chess in Africa!

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