Fawole Ibukun James: Nigeria’s Foremost Chess PlayerMarch 10, 2020
Fawole Ibukun James: Nigeria’s Foremost Chess Player
Ibukun grew up in Ile-Ife, he attended Obafemi Awolowo University staff school and afterwards proceeded to Ambassadors College secondary school.
While in primary school, Ibukun developed love for chess after watching his brother John Oyeyemi Fawole play, he started learning in 1999 how to perfect his love for the game and knew he could apply chess strategies to real life situations.
Fawole studied political science at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife.
In 2018, he contested at the Chess Heights North Central tournament.
Ibukun helped in organizing Summer Chess League Abuja, 2018 & 2019. Currently, he contributes his journals to Bruvschess Media and holds the position Publisher.
Bruvschess Media is run by professional chess players and chess loving enthusiasts who report chess news information, and branding.
With his love for chess, Ibukun is the brain behind Chess and Celebrity, a chess program for celebrities who play chess Nigeria and all around the world.
Birth Name (s) : Fawole Ibukun James
Occupation: international Cheese Player
Born : May 1st