Africa

The African Individual Chess Championships for men and women took place from 2-10th May, 2015, in Cairo, the capital of Egypt and the second-largest city in Africa.

The event was split into two 9-round Swiss tournaments – Men’s Section and Women’s Section.

Egyptian players GM Bassem Amin and GM Ahmed Adly tied for the first place with 7/9 points each but Bassem prevailed on a superior tie-break score and took the gold.

IM Adlane Arab from Algeria emerged clear third with 6.5 points.

WGM Khaled Mona of Egypt stormed through the Women’s tournament, finishing with perfect 9/9 score. She took the trophy and added new 50 Elo points to her rating.

Algerian players WIM Amina Mezioud and WIM Sabrina Latreche shared second place with 6.5 points each.

You can see the full standings and replay the games below.

Tournament website

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