A week after Harare City Chess club chairman Collen Tongoona was elected as the president of Zimbabwe Chess Federation, Harare City chess club have signed Candidate Master Spencer ‘ Spoon’ Masango.
Masango signing comes just after the chess guru lead the Zimbabwe Chess team in winning a bronze medal in the teams event at the African games in Morocco. The chess team left an indelible mark at the African Games with IM Makoto and Mushore defeating highly rated Egyptian Adly Ahmed and Baseem Amin best chess players in Africa.
Under Masango guidance Zimbabwe team made history becoming the first country to salvage a draw against Egypt at the African Games,leading Zimbabwe to a historical third place finish at the African games.
In May Masango won the Zambian Chess Open with an impressive 8/8. Spoon joins the likes of Woman Candidate Master 14 year old Hazel Refiloe Mudodo and IM Emerald Makoto who were signed by Harare City Chess.