About TJFCA

The John Fawole Chess awards is a prestigious national chess award presented to Nigerian chess players both home and abroad. The key goal of the award is to celebrate excellence for chess players who have contributed immensely to the development of chess in Nigeria, either through an excellent representation of Nigeria in chess events or through a deliberate and charitable promotion of chess among the citizens of Nigeria.

WINNERS OF THE 2019 JFCA

Alhaja Tayo Amisu

Arbiter of the Year (Female)

chess online Nigeria (CNO)

Best online tournament award

Aikhoje Odion

Most consistent online player award

Akintoye Deborah

Most outstanding u-20 player (Female)

Kikosem Igwubor

Most outstanding u-20 player (Male)

Oluyisola Abiola Diamond

Most Outstanding u-10 player award (Female)

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Compliments of the season to us all. This is the report of the panel of judges on the maiden edition of #TheJohnFawoleChessAwards2016....
The John Fawole Chess Awards started in the year 2016 by FIDE Master John Oyeyemi Fawole, a former National Chess Champion (FIDE Instructor & US National Master) and a superb advocate of chess in Nigeria.
We are excited to announce that The John Fawole Chess Awards will be held virtually on the 12th day of December 2020. The John...

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