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Chess: In mourning, Angolan athletes participate in African championship

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 13:38 - Sports

Luanda - After the death of the country’s best player of all time, Adérito Pedro, Angola will participate, as from this Friday, in the African Chess Championship by Zones, through online.

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The competition will take place in October 16- 18, in the robin-round system for nine days, at a rate of three matches per day, at a time when Angolans are still weeping for the death of the International Master.

The National Team rests in the first round and enters the scene only in the second round against Botswana, according to the draw of the competition, which will count on the participation of nine countries.

In the third match day, the national team face Lesotho.