Since 1991 Barbara has visited Kenya where Antonio and Eunice started a school in rural Kitale, Kenya about 12 years ago.

Every time Barbara visits Kenya she has asked Antonio (“Tony”) what is needed for the school. He told her that one of their teachers in the school loves chess and would like to teach the kids chess.

At Chess House, Barbara purchased a school chess program for Tony and the game has been learned with great enthusiasm, quickly becoming one of their favorite activities.

This village of Kitale, Kenya is a 6 hour drive or 339km from the next door Kampala, Uganda, home of Phiona Mutesi, the Queen of Katwe.

Maybe some of these dedicated chess players will reaching the FIDE World rankings for Kenya.