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Angola seeks FIDE Master title in South Africa

Luanda - Angola under-17 chess team will seek to increase the number of FIDE Masters in both men and women’s category, when they compete in the Africa Schools Individual Championship 2019, to run from December 6-13 in South Africa., To take part in the competition at least four players will be travelling to South Africa namely, Jos Borges, Grinaldo dos Santos, Bruno Costa ( Macovi school),Alexandre Pr spero (ASA), Olga Costa (Macovi school) Luzia Pires (1 de Agosto). The goal of the competition is to promote talented students, while the winner receives the title of FIDE Master. In Angola there are only nine chess players with this category. In 2017, in the competition held in Zimbabwe, the Angolan athlete, Edn sia J nior, won the gold medal in the category of under-15, while Figueiredo J nior, won the gold in under-13 category. ,

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