The country chess governing body Zimbabwe Chess Federation have announced 12 player’s squad that is set to represent Zimbabwe at the Chess Olympiad in Moscow Russia in August.

Farai Mandizha Zimbabwe highest rated chess player, Rodwell Makoto second highest rated Zimbabwean player and Emarald Mushore the country third highest rated players will be joined by 2019 Zimbabwe Chess Open winner Spencer Masango, Zhemba Jemusee and Thabo Elisha.

In the ladies section Kudzanai Charinda Zimbabwe highest rated female player, Christine Makwena second highest rated female player will be joined by the young Refiloe Mudodo, Tatenda Zengeni and Colletah Wakuruwarewa.

Zimbabwe Chess Federation also announced that they will do everything possible in their power to make sure that the team is prepared for the Olympiad. As usually Harare City Chess club has contributed most player’s to the national team.


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