South South National Chess Championship will create Chess Awareness in Uyo - Rt. Hon. (Dr) Esio Oquong Udoh 

South South National Chess Championship will create Chess Awareness in Uyo – Rt. Hon. (Dr) Esio Oquong Udoh 

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The Chairman of Akwa Ibom State Chess Association, Rt. Hon. (Dr) Esio Oquong Udoh has thrown his weight behind the ongoing South South National Chess Championship taking place at the Akwa Ibom International stadium in Uyo.

 

Esio-Oquong Udoh, who is a former House of Representative member representing Eket Federal Constituency in an interview with media coordinator of the tournament, says the championship will create Chess awareness among the people of Akwa Ibom.

 

“The impact on the people of Akwa Ibom is predicated on the fact that the consciousness of the people will be higher than what it is used to be before “

 Rt. Hon. (Dr) Esio Oquong Udoh watching Chess Players at South South National Chess Championship in Uyo

Rt. Hon. (Dr) Esio Oquong Udoh watching Chess Players at South South National Chess Championship in Uyo

On the importance of chess to the players, the medical doctor said it will create artificial intelligence.

 

“Chess is a game of creativity and it also enhance the well-being of those involved, I believe very strong that if there is a game that is near artificial intelligence, chess is number one , moreso this tournament will put Akwa Ibom to the next level “

 

One the area of sustaining the tempo the championship has created in the region

 

“There must be regular interface with other chess organization in the country because Nigeria is a developing nation, there are still communities that have not heard anything about chess or don’t have the passion for it. I believe with these tournament that will change.

 

In his usual philanthropic gesture, the Chairman paid the registration fees of some players of the state, who couldn’t afford to register for the championship , meanwhile the five days event, which started on the July 1st will end on the 5th July.

 

 

 

 

 

 




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