Amon Simutowe

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Birthday
6, 1982
Birthplace
Zambia
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1982 (age 36)
Birthplace
Zambia

About

Zambian chess player who became the first ever Grandmaster from sub-Saharan Africa in 2007.

Before Fame

As a young player he was nicknamed Pawn because of his size.

Trivia

He is the third ever black chess Grandmaster and in 2009 he won the South African Open.

Family Life

His mother died shortly before his second birthday.

Associated With

He and Alejandro Ramirez represent the non-European chess world with pride and skill.