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Oladapo Adu Wins the Washington DC Action Chess Championship

Oladapo Adu win Chess Championship

Oladapo Adu, a Nigerian chess player, won the 2022 Washington DC Action Chess Championship on Saturday with a score of 6/6.

“Won the Washington DC Action Chess Championship November 12th,2022 with a score of 6/6, God be Praised, new found love for studying is paying off,” Adu said on his Twitter page to announce his triumph on Monday.


Oyeleye Olawale (@ChiefWhales1), a chess enthusiast, confirmed it by tweeting: “Congratulations to our very own star International Master Adu Oladapo in the Diaspora winning the Washington DC Action Chess Tournament with a flawless victory of 6/6.”

Fredericksburg Open, which took place between October 29 and 30, 2022, was won by Oladapo Adu. A chess tournament called the Fredericksburg Open is conducted every year in Virginia, USA.

Oladapo Adu Wins the Washington DC Action Chess Championship

Adu, a chess player from Nigeria, won the country’s national championship in 1995 and was selected to compete in the 31st Chess Olympiad in Moscow.

He also met the requirements to compete in the 32nd Chess Olympiad, but Nigeria withdrew due to a lack of funding. Since then, he has represented Nigeria in further Olympiads, including the 33rd Chess Olympiad.

Oladapo Adu qualified for the 2015 Chess World Cup, but Veselin Topalov eliminated him in the opening round.

He is the CEO of Dapsaychess, which offers chess programs in preschools, elementary schools, and secondary schools.

We also provide private sessions in both group and individual chess. According to Adu’s LinkedIn profile, “We utilize chess as a tool to expand the intellect and to impart the life lessons chess gives.”

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