Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

Arthur Ssegwanyi: East Africa's top chess player

What you need to know:

  • In his free time back home, Ssegwanyi says he shares with junior players skills on how to excel in the game. He has trained his eyes on being a GM.
  • “For the next six months, I am working towards getting my practicing license (pharmacist). After that, if I get the resources required, I can consider that (being a GM) because for me to reach that level, I have to get exposure. For example, go to Europe for a year or two and expose myself to the strong events,” he said.

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