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Nairobi International Open 2017: Francis Wachira [#85]

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On this page, you will find information about Francis Wachira, who is competing at the Nairobi International Open 2017. This page was updated at least hourly between 09:00 A.M. and midnight local time. This player currently has a record of 4-4, -30, and is ranked #51.

Lower on this page, you can find brief self-reported biographical details of the player, statistics on the player’s past several years of rated tournament play in North America, a graphic showing the player’s ups and downs at this tournament, and a round-by-round report on the player’s opponents and games.

Background Information

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Given name(s): Francis
Surname(s): Wachira
Home: Nairobi, Kenya
Awards: First president, PANASA; Ecasa (3rd), Kampala
Hobbies: Novels, Travelling, Pool
NIO 2017 Team: Kenya

Round by Round

High score: 511
Average for: 419
Average against: 423

Round 1

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Wachira played #32 Paul Cartman (Eng) and won 454 to 351 (a spread of 103).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 1-0, +103.

Round 2

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South Africa

Wachira played #44 Trevor Hovelmeier (ZAF) and lost 365 to 535 (a spread of -170).

Current ranking: #53.

Current record: 1-1, -67.

Round 3

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Wachira played #83 Samson Midigo (KEN) and won 454 to 370 (a spread of 84).

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 2-1, +17.

Round 4

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Wachira played #6 Mushtak Esmail (TZA) and won 511 to 287 (a spread of 224).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 3-1, +241.

Round 5

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Wachira played #29 Tobias Outi (KEN) and lost 356 to 437 (a spread of -81).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 3-2, +160.

Round 6

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New Zealand

Wachira played #76 Lawson Sue (NZL) and won 451 to 415 (a spread of 36).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 4-2, +196.

Round 7

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Wachira played #80 Olaiya Kabir (NGA) and lost 335 to 504 (a spread of -169).

Current ranking: #40.

Current record: 4-3, +27.

Round 8

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Sierra Leone

Wachira played #39 Mohamed Kamara (SLE) and lost 424 to 481 (a spread of -57).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 4-4, -30.