Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Direct encounter gives Dimba a winning tie-break at the 8th Beukes Memorial Chess Tournament


James Dimba once again won the Kehat Beukes Memorial Chess Tournament but this time around only a direct encounter could separate the top 3 winners as all three finished with a score of 7 out of 9 points each. The Zambian born Dimba first won the tournament in 2010 during his first year at the University of Namibia just to win it again this year in his final year. From the onset the tournament was led by 2nd place winner Candidate Master (CM) Otto Nakapunda who kept an amazing winning streak till round 6 when he finally fell to Dimba in round 7. Veteran player CM Charles Eichab came in 3rd place also with 7 out of 9 following the close race for 1st place.

Other winners from the tournament also included Immanuel Gariseb who won best junior player and Nicola Tjaronda who was crowned best female player. Organizers of the event promise to improve on the event next year and to possibly host at the coast where the tournament was first established.

Here are the Final Standings from the 8th Kehat Beukes Memorial Chess Tournament 2013

Place; Name;               Feder Rtg  Loc  Score Progr. M-Buch. Buch.

1. Dimba, James             2079      7       33.0    38.0  49.0
2. Otto, Nakapunda          1997      7       40.0    40.0  49.0
3. Eichab, Charles          2060      7       35.0    38.0  48.0

4. Handjaba, Mclean             1955 6       34.0    39.0  47.0
5. Gariseb, Immanuel             1840 6       29.5    35.0  45.5
6. Khoa, Goodwill           2089      6       29.0    37.5  48.5
7. Samalesu, Justin              1700 5.5     26.5    33.0  42.0
8. Tjaronda, Nicola              1700 5.5     24.0    28.5  35.5
9. Ngwene, Ajasco                1750 5       30.0    39.5  47.5
10. Gariseb, Edmund               1840 5       28.5    35.0  45.0
11. Schartz, Bernard              1800 5       28.0    36.0  45.0
12. Nanyala, Silvester            1840 5       26.0    35.0  44.0
13. Masanzu, Daniel               1780 5       22.5    29.0  35.5
14. Kajovi, Matjiua               1750 4.5     19.0    29.0  36.0
15. Mulundu, Efraim               1750 4.5     16.0    24.0  32.0
16. Nyandoro, Colin               1800 4       23.0    35.5  46.0
17. Mentile, Lishen               1700 4       21.0    32.0  40.0
18. Lubinda, Lutopu               1700 4       19.5    31.0  38.0
19. Nauiseb, Alfred               1730 4       18.5    24.5  31.5
20. Kamperika, William            1750 4       17.0    29.5  37.5
21. Tjiriange, Richman            1750 4       17.0    27.0  35.0
22. Tjatindi, Beverley            1700 3       16.0    33.0  43.5
23. Shipindo, Rauha               1700 3       14.0    26.5  32.5
24. Tawanda, Gwisai               1600 2       12.0    26.5  34.5
25. Tibinyane, Elvira             1600 1        9.0    29.0  36.0
26. Masanzu, Mac John             1780 1        5.0    24.5  30.5

Cross Table

No Name               Feder Rtg   1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9  

1  Otto, Nakapunda          1997  9:W 24:W  6:W  2:W  4:W 10:W  5:L  3:L 12:W
2  Eichab, Charles          2060 15:W 22:W 11:W  1:L 12:W  3:L  9:W  4:W  7:W
3  Dimba, James             2079 20:W 17:W  4:L 16:W  9:L  2:W  6:W  1:W  5:W
4  Handjaba, Mcclean             21:W 25:W  3:W  5:W  1:L  9:L 11:W  2:L 10:W
5  Gariseb, Immanuel             19:D 10:D 17:W  4:L 20:W 16:W  1:W  9:W  3:L
6  Khoa, Goodwill           2089 14:W  7:W  1:L 11:L 18:W 12:W  3:L  8:W  9:W
7  Samalesu, Justin              16:W  6:L 10:L 24:W 13:D 20:W 17:W 11:W  2:L
8  Tjaronda, Nicola              11:L 14:D 15:W 18:L 22:W 25:W 19:W  6:L 16:W
9  Ngwene, Ajasco                 1:L 26:W 22:W 14:W  3:W  4:W  2:L  5:L  6:L
10 Gariseb, Edmund               18:D  5:D  7:W 19:W 11:W  1:L 12:L 22:W  4:L
11 Schartz, Bernard               8:W 23:W  2:L  6:W 10:L 17:W  4:L  7:L 21:W
12 Nanyala, Silvester            17:L 20:W 24:W 13:W  2:L  6:L 10:W 16:W  1:L
13 Masanzu, Daniel               22:L 21:W 25:W 12:L  7:D 15:D 16:L 14:W 18:W
14 Kajovi, Matjiua                6:L  8:D 26:W  9:L 17:L 24:W 15:W 13:L 22:W
15 Mulundu, Efraim                2:L 16:L  8:L 26:W 23:W 13:D 14:L 25:W 24:W
16 Nyandoro, Colin                7:L 15:W 18:W  3:L 19:W  5:L 13:W 12:L  8:L
17 Mentile, Lishen               12:W  3:L  5:L 25:W 14:W 11:L  7:L 21:L 23:W
18 Lubinda, Lutopu               10:D 19:D 16:L  8:W  6:L 21:L 26:W 20:W 13:L
19 Nauiseb, Alfred                5:D 18:D 23:W 10:L 16:L 22:L  8:L 26:W 25:+
20 Kamperika, William             3:L 12:L 21:W 22:W  5:L  7:L 23:W 18:L 26:W
21 Tjiriange, Richman             4:L 13:L 20:L 23:W 24:W 18:W 22:L 17:W 11:L
22 Tjatindi, Beverley            13:W  2:L  9:L 20:L  8:L 19:W 21:W 10:L 14:L
23 Shipindo, Rauha                0:  11:L 19:L 21:L 15:L 26:W 20:L 24:W 17:L
24 Tawanda, Gwisai               26:W  1:L 12:L  7:L 21:L 14:L 25:W 23:L 15:L
25 Tibinyane, Elvira              0:W  4:L 13:L 17:L 26:L  8:L 24:L 15:L 19:-
26 Masanzu, Mac John             24:L  9:L 14:L 15:L 25:W 23:L 18:L 19:L 20:L