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FM Fawolizzo

Johnmi Oyeyemi Fawole
Abuja, Nigeria
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Fawole John Oyeyemi (born March 4, 1985 in Ile-Ife, Osun State) is a Nigerian chess player. He was the former Nigerian National chess champion and has a FIDE (World Chess Federation) rating of 2214. He has the National Chess titles of National Champion, National Master, National Instructor and National Junior Champion.

In 1998, He learnt how to play chess and participated in his first Chess tournament in 1999. In 2002, He won the Opens II category of the NBL Chess Championship in Lagos. The following year, He became the National Junior Chess Champion by winning the Agusto & Co under 20 Chess Championship.  Following his achievement in 2003, he started playing in the (Masters Category) highest level in Nigerian Chess.

He is an Executive Director, BruvsChess Academy, a Chess organization that teaches chess as a school program to school children and would be launched in Abuja later this year.

Fawole lives in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from University Of Abuja.

 

Chess Titles

National Champion (Former)

National Masters

National Instructor (FIDE)

National Junior Champion

FIDE Rating: 2214

FIDE Identity Number: 8501319

National Chess Rating:2280

Chess Tournaments Performances   

1ST Position, 26th NBL Open Lagos 2002
1st Position, Agusto & Co U- 20 Junior Championship Lagos
2003
Gold Medalist NUGA 2004 University of port Harcourt   2004
Silver Medalist NUGA 2004 University of port Harcourt                                      2004
1st Position 9th Friends of Chess Asaba, Delta State                                        2005
Qualifier World Junior Chess Championship, Istanbul, Turkey                    2005
Gold Medalist Lagos state Sports Festival, Lagos                                             
2005
Silver Medalist Lagos state Sports Festival, Lagos                                              2005
Silver Medalist National Sports festival, Gateway games, Ogun                             2006
Gold Medalist West African Polytechnic Games , Yaba                                  2007
Team Gold medalist West African polytechnic Games, yaba                            2007
Gold medalist Nigeria University Games (NUGA) UNIMAID                                2007
Blitz Silver Medalist West African polytechnic Games, Yaba                                    2007
Qualifier to National Camp of the All African Games, Kaduna                                 2007
Silver Medalist West African Polytechnic Games Yamoussoukro                             2008
Bronze medalist National Sports festival , KADA Games, Kaduna                         
2009

1st position, Abuja Friends of Chess, Abuja                                               

2010
1st position, University of Abuja Chess championship                                          2010
1st position, Gambit chess club, Makurdi, Benue                                              2010
Coached Federal University of technology, Minna to NUGA, UNIBEN                 2010
Captain of the University of Abuja Chess team                                                  2010
Qualifier to National Camp of the All African Games, Abuja                               2011
Drew England’s (GM NIGEL SHORT) Number one in a simultaneous game          2011
Gold medalist West African University Games (WAUG) ILORIN                           2012
1st position, Gaminer Chess tournament, Abuja                                                         2012
1st position, Zalika Chess tournament, Abuja                                                            2012
1st position, July Chess Heights Congress, UNILAG, Lagos                                      2013
1st position, Zalika Chess tournament, Abuja                                                     2013
1st position, 1st Nook Rapid Chess tournament, Abuja                                             
2013
1st Position NBL Chess Championship, Lagos                                                          2013
1st Position, Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, Gibraltar                                     2014
1st position, FIDE Congress, Surrey, United Kingdom                                            
2014
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