Chess championships brew surprises

Beaten: Gaealafshwe
Beaten: Gaealafshwe

The second round of the 2015 Metropolitan National Chess Championships, which ended on Sunday, produced shocks as top players were eliminated.

Candidate Master Barileng Gaealafshwe and Woman International Master, Tshepiso Lopang made surprise exits. Gaealafshwe finished in position 11 with four points in the Open Section while Lopang finished 13th in the women’s section with 3,5 points.

The youngsters in the tournament displayed some determination to book themselves slots in the finals.

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