ZIMBABWE chess star Robert Gwaze is among the five foreign international masters who have confirmed their presence at the International Chess Tournament dubbed “Uíge City Cup”, set for Angola.
According to a source in Luanda, the international masters Luis Galego (Portugal), Cicero Braga (Brazil), Gwaze (Zimbabwe), Jere Daniel (Zambia) and Daniel Caludery (South Africa) have confirmed their presence in the event.
The competition also counts on the participation of five Angolan players, namely Adérito Pedro,
MI Erikson Soares, Amorim Agnêlo and the specialists Luciano Oliveira and Sérgio Rodrigues.
The competition, organised by the government of the northern Uíge Province, aims at encouraging the playing of chess in this region, as well as celebrating the anniversary of the city, to be marked on July 7.