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(From Mmegi / The Reporter (Botswana) - AAGM)
Byline: Kenneth Boikhutswane
Ignatius Njobvu has successfully defended his Botswana Open Chess Championship title. The Botswana chessman retained the title over the long weekend on better tie-break after finishing on the same number of points with Jona Chaka of Zimbabwe and Chitumbo Mwale of Zambia.
The trio finished the four- day tournament that started on Friday with six out of the maximum seven points by Njobvu's superior bucholz of 32.5 saw him emerge tops. Chaka was second with 31.5 while Mwale trailed with 30.5. However, all the three players shared the top prize - P2,233 each - as tie-breaks are …