"I Won": Nigerian Chess Master Plays Against 10 Oyinbo People At Same Time, Defeats All of Them

"I Won": Nigerian Chess Master Plays Against 10 Oyinbo People At Same Time, Defeats All of Them

  • Chess master, Tunde Onakoya, was in Germany recently, and he took part in a fierce competition
  • He played against 10 people, simultaneously moving around and engaging them in a hot chess game
  • Tunde, who runs Chess in Slums initiative, revealed on X that at the end of the game, he emerged as the winner

A chess master from Nigeria, Tunde Onakoya, has shown how good he is at the game.

On Day 2 of the DLD (Digital – Life – Design) conference in Germany, he simultaneously engaged 10 players at the same time.

Nigerian chess master, Tunde Onakoya.
Tunde Onakoya won the chess game. Photo credit: X/Tunde Onakoya.
Source: Twitter

Tunde of Chess in Slums posted a video of the fierce competition on X.

In the video, Tunde was spotted moving around and engaging the 10 different players who were up against him.

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He revealed that he was able to defeat all of them and came out as the champion after almost two hours.

Tunde wrote on X:

"On day two of the DLD conference, I played a simultaneous chess match against 10 players at once. After an almost two-hour battle of wits, I managed to win all the games. The Chess exhibition helped us raise enough money to support the education of 100 children in our academy."

Watch the video below:

Reactions as Nigerian man defeats 10 people in chess game

@ChifeDr said:

"So proud of you, Tunde! You’re a bright star!"

@Honimz said:

"10 players that are probably not novices. You didn't even defeat them 8 - 2 like the famous Manyoo and Arsenal game. 10 - 0 and you called it manage Tunde. O wrong na."

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@Solomon_Buchi said:

"You managed? You Dey smoke bomb? You’re stellar!"

@Tbillion40 said:

"Did you win all? This is some genius. I feel so proud just watching it. Cos what?"

@tolufash55 said:

"I am so proud of how you're dedicated in putting Nigeria and Africa as a whole in the world of smartness and creativity. And all these with just Chess. Even though our paths may differ, this is what I aim to achieve with my cyber security academy."

Chess player wins eight medals

In a related story, Legit.ng reported that an eight-year-old national chess player who won eight medals inspired netizens.

In the short clip, the Nigerian girl revealed that chess helps her stay focused and develop strategic skills.

The grade three girl also recounted how her dad taught her how to play chess at the early age of four.

Source: Legit.ng

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