Top chess players in the continent are expected to take part in the Africa Individual Chess Championship.
Africa Chess awarded the hosting rights of the prestigious individual chess championship to Malawi.
The announcement come after Malawi Chess recently signed an MOU with a National Bank of Malawi.
Usually the Africa Individual Chess Championship are used to prepare national teams ahead of the World Chess Olympiad scheduled for Russia.
The event will take place from the 17th to the 28th of May at Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe.