The 9th All-Africa Games starts today July 11-23, 2007 in Algiers, the capital city of Algeria. Highlights of the Chess event will be provided here on a regular basis. Eleven Countries took part in the Chess tournament at the last All Africa Games held in Abuja, Nigeria two years ago. Egypt won the Gold medal in that event :http://www.fide.com/news.asp?id=262 .
This year’s event should also produce some excitement and an improvement in the African chess arena. Regular Commentary and discussions on the All Africa Games chess tournament will also be on the Chess Drum blog of Dr Daaim Shabazz. Hope to see you all there bloging: http://www.thechessdrum.net/blog/
More Links :
South African Team: http://www.chessa.co.za/body/contentDetail.action?contentID=38
Uganda's Chess team: http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90779/6205449.html
Zambias Amon Simutowe : http://www.postzambia.com/post-read_article.php?articleId=28684
Kenya's Chess Team: http://kenyanchessblog.blogspot.com/