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Late Abdoulie Saine Draughts Championship today

Feb 24, 2012, 2:02 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The sixth edition of the late Abdoulie Saine Memorial Trophy Draughts Championship competition will kick off today, 24 February, at the Dobson Street Draughts Vous in Banjul.

The annual championship will commence with prayers to be followed by a welcoming statement by the president of the Gambia National Draughts Federation, which will mark the beginning of the first round.

Saturday 25 February 2012 will mark the beginning of the second round, then the third round, which is the knockout phase and that will be followed by the quarterfinal games.

Sunday 26 February 2012 will witness the semifinal games, then the grand final, which will be followed by the distribution of certificates and cash prizes to the winners before the closing ceremony.

The annual Abdoulie Saine Memorial Draughts Trophy championship is expected to be sponsored by the Mansajang Solicitors and the Saine Family.