Chikwere (left) playing lighting chess (speed chess) against Larry Englebrestson , US Chess Federation Life Master and 2004 Houston chess Champion while another chess master looks on at the Houston Chess Club on Monday, March 15 , 2006.
Out of the 8 games played, Chikwere won 6 games , lost 1 and drew one against larry who was quite impressed by this young mans talent who convincinly defeated him.
More of this great performance is expected to continue at the Strong Foxwood Open chess tournament in Connecticut where Chikwere will play in the US under 2300 category. $150,000 PROJECTED PRIZE FUND for the entire tournament.
To those of you in Connecticut here is your chance to go and support a true chess champion at the 8th Annual Foxwood Opens Chess Championship: An American Classic which will take place at the spectacular Foxwoods Resort Casino and Hotel, Mashantucket, Connecticut. dates:Apr. 12-16, 13-16, 14-16 or 15-16 .
(Look for Chikwere in the Under 2300 Category).
FOR MORE INFO GO TO: http://www.chesstour.com/