Lopang takes the lead
Woman International Master (WIM) and International Arbiter Tshepiso Lopang was recently elected the new African Chess Confederation (ACC) President at the 44th Chess Olympiad held in ChennI, India.
Lopang garnered 29 votes while her opponents Benard Wanjala from Kenya got 11 votes and Dr. Hesham Elgendy received 7 votes.
The 41-year-old Mechatronics Engineer has over 20 years of experience as a national team player in which she earned herself a WIM title.
Still at the same event, Lopang was awarded Outstanding Chess Arbiter of the year from the African con...
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