National team secures valuable sponsorship to attend World Chess Olympiad

first_imgTHE Guyana chess team,scheduled to depart for the 42nd chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan, received a significant donation for their voyage, the latest coming on Friday from the National Sports Commission (NSC).Sport Director Christopher Jones, in handing over his contribution, commended the team for its efforts in gaining corporate sponsorship;and was heartened by the generous responseAttorney-at-law,James Bond,also came on board with sponsorship, giving a sizable amount to assist the team with their travel expenses.Efforts from companies such as Somwaru Travel Service, Kings Jewellery World, Dr Sengupta and Associates, Hardware Depot, Jumbo Jet Auto Sales, and William Walker of Oasis Café were significant in ensuring the team’s participation.The 42nd chess Olympiad will take place from September 1-14, and Team Guyana consists of six males in Candidate Master (CM) Wendell Muesa, CM Anthony Drayton, Haifeng Su, CM Taffin Khan, CM Ronuel Greenidge and Roberto Neto.It also includes WCM Maria Varona Thomas, Sherrifa Ali, Julia Clementson, Yolanda Persaud and Jessica Clementson as the females.Muesa will also double- up as the Coachlast_img

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