Mashumi Nhlapo reports from Newcastle: Amajuba Chess staged its inaugural district tournament on Saturday 9th August 2014 at Newcastle Recreation Center. There were 52 entrants from all over the Amajuba District. The tournament was divided into two categories, namely an under-20 section with 40 entrants and an over-20 section with 12 entrants. The winner in the under-20 section was Maseko Nkululeko; winner of the over-20 section was Nxumalo Nhlakanipho; the best female player was Magagula Ayanda and the best young player was Mnguni Lwandle.
|There was tough competition in the under 20 section|
|Lwandle Mnguni receiving Best Young Player prize|
from Lulama Nqubuka (right) and Blessing Zambuko
|Nkululeko Maseko (in black top) won first prize in under 20 section|
|Nhlakanipho Nxumalo (middle) won first prize in over 20 section|
|Prize winners and Amajuba Chess committee members.|
Ayanda Magagula (second from right in front row) won Best Female prize
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