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06 Aug 2018

4 th Edition Lighthouse Inter-schools Chess Tournament 2018.

Tournament Report: The tournament took place at Oshwal Academy Mombasa on the 22nd September 2018. This was the 4th edition of the Lighthouse Inter Schools ...

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13 Feb 2019

Chess Saved Me From Life of Crime, So I Teach It to Tough Kids

I’m in the business of playing a game with young people. Let me clarify that. I’m in the business of not only playing but teaching a game that is a ...

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11 Jun 2019

Kenya Methodist is Top University and Methu Conquers Minds on Fire Blitz

Lighthouse Inter Universities and Colleges Teams Chess Championship 2019. & Minds on Fire Blitz Open Chess Tournament 2019. Chief Arbiters Report: The ...

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28 Jun 2019

The Lighthouse Damacrest Crescendo

Kids filled with both anxiety and eagerness waited in angst for the melodious Damacrest choir to finish the anthem ,so that they could set the ball rolling. ...

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02 Jul 2019

THE QUEEN SAYS part 1

The players step into the hall and the air gets charged with excitement and a hint of trepidation. As a chess enthusiast watching from the sidelines ,the ...

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01 Jan 1970

The Queen Says Part 2

It’s now White’s turn to move, he stares at the board and l know that his mind is reeling with candidate moves and the big question on everyone’s ...

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16 Jul 2019

The Queen Says Part 3 : You either win or learn

In the classic animation, Tom cat and Jerry mouse , Tom usually goes through a series of faults and failures all the while trying to out-maneuver Jerry. ...

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30 Jul 2019

Brother’s Keeper

After the games are over and the formalities of the closing ceremony mark the end of a tournament . What happens? A question not many ask, not unless it’s ...

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22 Jul 2019

Why l love chess

As we marked the world international chess day on the 20th of June, I couldn’t help but think about chess and it’s many benefits. Leave alone the textbook ...

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17 Aug 2019

In the name of Love

Like all great affairs worth the name, sneaking around with Chess is demanding. She is a mistress who has made men crazy. Family nights have become dates ...

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05 Aug 2019

Conquering The Mistress

The love is never mutual. It may be classified under thug love, tough love. It may bend to your will, but only if you are conniving. It may need coercing ...

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06 Nov 2019

Polishing

Just like women love diamonds, so does chess. Specifically, diamonds in the rough. It flourishes in the hands of a young eager lover and clinches on to ...

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12 Apr 2022

Bernice Wambui Gikandi in historic win

Bernice Wambui Gikandi  in historic winBernice Wambui Gikandi  of Lighthouse Chess Club made Kenyan chess history ...

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30 Apr 2022

The Mozzart East African Open Chess Tournament Prestige Trophies

The Maasai people seem to have originated from South Sudan and what is now Lake Turkana and spread southwards into northern, central, western and southern ...

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19 May 2022

EAST AFRICA OPEN 2022 BY LIGHTHOUSE CHESS CLUB REPORT

REAMBLEThe East Africa Open Chess Championship started in 2018. Lighthouse hosted two editions in 2018 and 2019 then in 2020 it could not happen because ...