In the month of February, 2019, African Vice champion in Draughts-64, International Master Enock Makoka Banda a.k.a Enozirik-64 stormed Lusaka to lock horns with Zambian giant players in Draughts-64 marathorns. IM Enock’s first Match was against a young boy called Elijah Chanda aka Chameleon. The young lad surprised IM Enock after few draws when he produced a sensational score to take the lead. It took IM Enock to dig deeper to find an equalizer which came in the ninth game. So it ended in stalemate after 20 grueling games.
After some good rest IM Enock met his fellow master in the name of Kennedy " Krinsman " Phiri, it was another hard nut to crack, but at the end of the 20 agonizing games the boy was separated from the man as it ended 2-1 in favour of Malawi Legend.
His third match was against another Zambian veteran called Alimon Ronaldo Mshanga, who was not spared either. Mshanga painfully lost 3-4 to the IM Enock
His forth match was against Zambian Champion, FM Elias Munkondia, unlike all matches this match embraced all internationals rules thus, the use of clock, use of ballots and game recording. This is where the venomous IM Enock showed his real dexterity as he mercilessly massacred FM Elias 8-4
Finally it was the turn for Mathews the Computer Makina to try to save the situation but it was too late to save Jerusalem as he was pounced 4-2
With all the inflictions and disaster above GMI Richard did not want to shoulder the shame of defeat as he honorably and quietly pulled out from the menacing danger
“Finally I am happy that I have avenged the defeats Malawi Suffered in 2012 by veteran Mwaaza Sakala of Zambia”, Said Enock on arrival. Se photos here
Match Results in Summary:
IM Enock Banda 1-1 Elijah Chande aka Chameleon
IM Enock Banda 2-1 Kennedy Phiri
IM Enock Banda 4-3 Alimon Mshanga
IM Enock Banda 8-4 Elias Mnkhodia
IM Enock Banda 4-2 Mathews Makina