Three primary school chess players have left the country for Romania this Thursday (today) ahead of the world schools chess championships scheduled for the 22nd to the 30th of this month.
The current Africa U13 girls’ champion, Woman Candidate Master Refiloe Mudodo, Anotida Madamombe (U7) and Tinaye Madamombe (U9), will represent Zimbabwe at the world schools chess championships.
Shortly before the team’s departure at the Harare International Airport, the players’ caretaker coach Tinaye Madamombe Senior said the team is now ready for the tournament and expects better results.
The players however said despite the tough challenge which lies ahead, they are confident of raising the country’s flag high.
Over 50 countries will be vying for honours at the world schools chess championships in Romania.
The tourney which will run form the 22nd to the 30th of this month is one of the biggest on the world chess calendar.