The dates for the 2016 Rwanda Open have now also been announced and this event will take place from January 29th until 1st February at the Classic Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda.

The tournament will be FIDE rated and will be played over 7 rounds at a rate of 90/90 + 30 seconds per move. Players from across East Africa are invited to participate.

Interested players are asked to contact Mr Alain Niyibizi at or Mr Kevin Ganza at in order to register for the tournament.

The list of entrants for this event will be updated in due course at