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C.A. Jagne Draughts Competition set for tomorrow

May 26, 2011, 1:02 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The 5th edition of the C.A. Jagne Memorial Trophy Draughts Championship is set to commence tomorrow, at the 22nd July Draughts Vous in Banjul at 4pm.

The competition, organised by the Gambia National Draughts Federation (GNDF), is sponsored by the Gambia Horticultural Enterprise and the Jagne Family.

Momodou Dibba, president the GNDF who also doubles as the president of the Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC), will address the participants before the beginning of the first round.

Saturday 28May 2011 will mark the beginning of the second round, knockout stage, quarterfinal and the semi-finals of the competition.

According to a press release from the organisers, the final is slated for Sunday 29 May 2011 and lucrative cash prizes and certificates will be awarded to outstanding participants, at the end of the competition.