Former Chess Champ Garry Kasparov Boosts Game in Africa

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Russian chess legend and former world champion Garry Kasparov is in Uganda to try to boost the sports profile across Africa.

Kasparov says that he wants to tap into the chess talent in Africa which, he says, has been neglected. He will also be seeking support there as he prepares to vie for the presidency at the world chess federation elections this year. Leon Ssenyange reports. 

Former Chess Champ Garry Kasparov Boosts Game in Africa

Former Chess Champ Garry Kasparov Boosts Game in Africa

Russian chess legend and former world champion Garry Kasparov is in Uganda to try to boost the sports profile across Africa. Kasparov says that he wants to tap into the chess talent in Africa which, he says, has been neglected. He will also be seeking support there as he prepares to vie for the presidency at the world chess federation elections this year. Leon Ssenyange reports.
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