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Chess duo still making moves

RIA GOODMAN, [email protected]

Chess duo still making moves

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Lockdown has not stopped Barbados’ young chess players from making moves.

Though the novel coronavirus has hindered competitions, Vanessa Greenidge and Kyle Sandiford are still seeing the way forward.

For double silver medallist Greenidge, it would have been the second year competing in the Under-16 division at the ninth CARIFTA Junior Chess Championships in Guyana from April 9 to 14.

That dream was put on hold when the event was postponed.

“I would have been training hard since the last time so I was a bit disappointed because I would have gotten to play and to interact with other players. I missed out on the overall category prize. I got third in Under-14 but I missed out because I came fourth in Under-16,” she told Weekend Sport. (RG)

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