Ribeira Brava, Sept 6 (Inforpress) – The young Lian Fonseca won the Champion of the São Nicolau in chess, winning the fifth Absolute Individual Regional Championship (CRIA), which took place this weekend in Ribeira Brava, with a total of 4.5 points.
Speaking to Inforpress, Lian Fonseca was pleased with winning the title he had been aiming “for some time now”.
“It’s a wonderful feeling because for many years I have as objective to win this championship”, said the young man, who positively evaluated the competition, highlighting the “high competitiveness”, which “gave more brilliance” to his victory.
Lian Fonseca also stressed the fact that the sport, practiced mainly by young people on the island, has been developing.
The president of the São Nicolau Chess Association, Noel Delgado, made a positive assessment of this competition, noting that the level of chess practiced on the island has been increasing.
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