Latest News Editor's Choice

News / National

Mpopoma High pupils off to Mexico

by Staff reporter
20 Sep 2023 at 06:25hrs | Views
MPOPOMA High school pupil Donald Mbondo left the country yesterday for Mexico where he will take part in the World Under 20 Chess Championships.

The seasoned player managed to get his visa and Zimbabwe Chess Federation, through their secretary general Todd Mapingire, said they are happy to have managed to send a representative to Mexico.

"As ZCF we are delighted to advise that Donald Mbondo finally got his Visa to travel to Mexico today (yesterday) for the World Under 20 Championships being held from 20 September to 2 October 2023.

"Mbondo will represent Zimbabwe as an official player. As ZCF we are thankful to Mpopoma High School for financing his ticket and registration as well as Fide events commission and Mexico Chess Federation for speedily facilitating his Visa application. As ZCF we wish Donald all the best as he lifts the Zimbabwean flag high on the American continent," said Mapingire. Donald was chosen to represent Zimbabwe after winning Gold at the NASH 2023 Tournament held at Cheziya High School.

Source - The Herald
More on: #Mpopoma, #High, #Mexico