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RRCC PARTNERS EX CPAN PRESIDENT, PRINCE ADEYINKA ADEWOLE IN HOSTING A SPECIAL CHESS FIESTA TO CELEBRATE OONI'S NEW BORN PRINCE

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As part of the the activities celebrating the newly born crown prince and heir to the sacred ancestral throne of Oduduwa, the Raia Rooks Chess Club (RRCC) is partnering with an illustrious prince of the Source and a former president of the Chess Players Association of Nigeria (CPAN), Prince Adeyinka Adewole in hosting a special courtesy Chess fiesta tagged "THE CROWN PRINCE ADESOJI ADEREMI TADENIKAWO OGUNWUSI CHESS SIMULTANEOUS EXHIBITION". The RRCC, an initiative by a progressive Ife blood, Hon. Bisi Awope has, in recent times been in  the forefront of championing the discovery and projection of local talents in Chess and constituted an important stakeholder in the development of local sport and tourism advancement of the city through the facilitation of series of well meaning sporting events including the famous Annual Olojo Festival Rapid Chess Tournament. The guest host and star player, Prince Adeyinka is a Chess Icon and a fantastic supporter of the sport of Chess in

2020 OLOJO FESTIVAL RAPID CHESS TOURNAMENT: RRCC BOSS, HON. BISI AWOPE RECEIVES STATE ACCOLADES

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By Kayode Olawuni The Osun State Sports Council has commended the Raia Rooks Chess Club (RRCC) under the Chairmanship of Hon. Bisi Awope for a successful hosting of the 2020 Olojo Festival Rapid Chess Tournament held between 24th and 25th of September, 2020. This was contained in a letter of appreciation addressed to Hon. Awope, the RRCC founder and chief organizer of the tournament from the State sports body signed by its CPRO, Mrs Funmilayo Moradeyo on Monday October 5th, 2020. The letter reads in part: "On behalf of the management and staff of the Sports Council, we want to sincerely thank you for sponsoring the Olojo Festival Chess Competition. We really appreciate you. Thank you", She concluded. The tournament, held at Iyeru Ideal Hall & Suites Parakin, Ile-Ife had participants from different parts of the country mostly tertiary institutions students and was supported by prominent local brands and well-meaning individuals notably among which is Hon. Taofeek Abimb

LOCAL SPORTS DEVELOPMENT: HON. AJILESORO PLEDGES SUPPORT

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By Kayode Olawuni Hon. Taofeek Abimbola Ajilesoro with Raia Rooks Chess Club CEO (Right)  Hon Bisi Awope alongside his RRCC team members. A member of the National Assembly representing Ife (North, South, East & Central) Federal constituency, Hon. Taofeek Abimbolah Ajilesoro has expressed his readiness to support local sporting activities geard towards discovering and grooming new talents that will make the country's flag to shine globally. Hon. Ajilesoro made this known at the grand finale of the 2020 Olojo Festival Rapid Chess Tournament hosted by RAIA ROOKS CHESS CLUB, held at Iyeru Ideal Hall and Suites, Parakin, Ile-Ife, Osun State on Friday 25th of September, 2020. He lauded the organisers of the two days event which is one of the activities contributing to the tourism mood occasioned by the World famous Olojo Festival currently being held in the ancient city. He particularly commended Hon. Bisi Awope, Chairman, RAIA ROOKS CORNER LIMITED whose creative idea the chess c