Brainy eight-year-old Ghanaian wins African Chess Championship 2020

Brainy eight-year-old Ghanaian wins African Chess Championship 2020

- A young Ghanaian has won the Africa Under-9 Chess Champion Competition

- Eight-year-old, David Quansah Acheampong is the first-time Ghanaian to win

- The youngster is already attracting commendation on social media

Congratulatory messages are coming in fast for young chess player - David Quansah Acheampong.

The eight-year old boy made it through to the Africa Under-9 Chess Champion Competition .

YEN.com.gh gathers that this victory is the maiden moment of Ghana in the world of chess competition.

Brainy eight-year-old Ghanaian wins African Chess Championship 2020

Brainy eight-year-old Ghanaian wins African Chess Championship 2020 (Photo Source: Facebook/ahmustapha)
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The head of Midas Centre for Energy and Resource Policy, disclosed this on his handle on Facebook - a social media web channel.

In all, over a hundred young chess players across Africa partook of the competition under bench lines of 9 years to 17 years.

Dave never had this this rosy - he had lost three times in this fight for a title but never struck success.

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Father of the young player - Mr. David Acheampong narrated how his son was attracted to the venture of Chess at the tender age of 4.

He wants government to consider his son a national asset, He believes with more training, Dave could end up as the most influential chess player word wide - a development that will gain Ghana respect and some fear in the game of chess.

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