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Regions
4
Tournaments
62
Players
814
Games
1684

What our players say

I went from Nsukka to Umuahia to attend Chess Heights Southeast, an expensive investment but one that I would do again. The spread of Chess Heights events is good for we chess lovers.

Timothy Ezeorba UNN top chess player

Beyond a doubt, Chess Heights Monthly is a nice tournament for chess elo seekers. Tolu Ogunwobi’s Chess Heights tournaments has produced so many great players. In all Chess Heights Monthly provides the opportunity and thoughtfulness to improve your game every first Saturday of every month. Don’t miss the next Chess Heights Monthly.

Yemi Fawole Nigeria National Chess Champion, 2013

I used to participate when it was Chess Heights Monthly. Now I play regularly in Chess Heights Southwest. It is fun and helps to keep my chess sharp. Long may it last.

Seun Assa A top Nigerian female player

Who we are?

Chess Heights Events is the arm of the Chess Heights Group that has the mission of providing quality chess competitions to everyone who plays chess. Currently we are in four regions in Nigeria. We aim to have consistent, well organized, well promoted and easily available chess tournaments for everyone.

  • Chess Heights Northwest headed by Fuenshak Othman
  • Chess Heights North-Central headed by Samuel Ojikutu
  • Chess Heights Southeast headed by Okezie Ihejirika
  • Chess Heights Southwest headed by Tolulope Ogunwobi
Consistent
87%
Well Organized
93%
Well Promoted
82%
Easily Available
64%

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About Chess Heights

Chess Heights is the trade name for the Chess Heights Group, an organization that is devoted to improving human lives everywhere using chess as a vehicle. The organization was founded by Tolulope Ogunwobi in 2006. It first started as a chess magazine blog at www.chessheights.com. Then in 2010 it branched into the organization of monthly tournaments in Lagos, Nigeria with Chess Heights Monthly. This was later extended to Chess Heights Academy in 2016 with which it takes chess into primary and secondary schools. In 2018, Chess  Heights Monthly was expanded to four regions in Nigeria under the name Chess Heights Events. The regions are Chess Heights North-Central, Chess Heights Southeast, Chess Heights Southwest and Chess Heights Northwest.

Latest news

Chess Heights Southeast, March 3

Tournament report for March 3

It was on January 1, 2018 that it was announced that Chess Heights Events would be in 5 regions of Nigeria but it was not until March 3 that the north central held the event in Zalika Gardens, Abuja. Twenty six players were in attendance the most famous of whom were FM Fawole Yemi, Oluwadara […]

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