In pic the Round 6 battle between Zhemba and the Zambian International Master yesterday. The powerful Zambian prevailed. Just now the Zim Open Round 7 is in progress with Jere on the White side of the English opening vs Elisha Chimbamu our National Team player. All the best ‘Checker’!
Here are the top 5 boards:
1st; Jere Daniel (ZAM) 6pts vs Chimbamu Elisha 5pts,
2nd; Mapuranga Vitalis 5pts vs Mushore Elisha 5pts,
3rd; Musekiwa Michael 5pts vs Jemusse Zhemba 5pts;
4th; Chikwavaire Tapiwa 4.5pts vs Mwadzura Roy 5pts,
5th; Thabo Elisha 4.5pts vs Masango Spencer 4.5pts.
Leading Ladies so far are: Eppah Tembo from Zambia on board 20 with 3.5pts playing Van Madanhi, and on board 22 Zimbabwean Ladies National Team player Valentine Pasipanodya at 3pts vs a 12 year old Scholar and Youth National Team player Matthew Mhlanga.