Tobi Felix: Former Student of Achimota School Wins GCA Nat'l Women's Chess Championship for the 5th Time

Tobi Felix: Former Student of Achimota School Wins GCA Nat'l Women's Chess Championship for the 5th Time

  • A former student of Achimota School, Tobi Felix, has won the Ghana Chess Association National Women's Chess Championship
  • This makes it the fifth consecutive time Tobi has claimed the feat and established her dominance in the field
  • Her alma mater has celebrated her achievement on social media

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A former student of Achimota School, Tobi Felix, has won the Ghana Chess Association National Women's Chess Championship for the fifth consecutive time.

She finished with 8.5 points after nine rounds of play, making a draw in the final round. Tobi is still the number one undisputed women's chess player in Ghana.

Maud Benson, also an Achimotan, came in second in the tournament. With their achievements, the duo has inspired other members of the chess community to continue breaking glass ceilings and setting global records.

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Tobi Felix wins GCA Nat'l Women's Chess Championship for the 5th Time
Tobi Felix: Former Student of Achimota School Wins GCA Nat'l Women's Chess Championship for the 5th Time Photo credit: Achimota School
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The finals of the Ghana National Chess Championship were held over five days from December 26-30, 2021, at the Media Center of the Accra Sports Stadium, the International Chess Federation reported.

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The lineup included the top five highest-rated players in both sections and the top five finishers in the qualifying stage from November 12-14, 2021.

Meanwhile, Tobi Felix and Maud Benson have been celebrated by their alma mater.

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The Embassy of Peru in Ghana Wednesday, July 28, 2021, launched the Ghana-Peru Arts Contest as part of activities to mark the 200th independence anniversary celebration of the Republic of Peru.

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The award ceremony was later held at the Great Hall of the University of Ghana, Legon, on November 30, 2021.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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