Haruna Nsubuga Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO
[/media-credit] Haruna Nsubuga Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO

Fide Master Haruna Nsubuga has won the Easter Classic Chess Tournament with a perfect 6/6 following his six victories at the tourney.

Nsubuga opened the tournament with victory over Joseph Kawooya in the first round and beat Woman Fide Master [WFM] Goretti Angolikin, Candidate Master [CM] Daniel Bagaade and Thomas Katairo along the way to triumph.

Nsubuga ended the event as the only player in the Open category to win all his games. Fellow FM Patrick Kawuma had a tournament to forget as he lost to lowly rated Paul Kafuko before drawing against unrated Abraha Amanuel in the fifth round.

Kawuma ended the tourney with 4.5 points.

Unrated George William Kalugo and Simon Gonza came 2nd and 3rd respectively both with 4.5 points and Bagaade with 4 points complete the top five.

The tournament attracted thirty one players in the Open section including four titled players and over twenty in the U10, U13, U16 category.

Maria Nakanyike won the category with a perfect eight. Nakanyike beat all her opponents to win the event.

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