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A plan to take Kuki chess global

Saturday 29 September 2018 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Local

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A plan to take Kuki chess global
Sixteen-year-old Keanu Vavia concentrates during a game at the Cook Islands Chess Club. The club meets at the RSA in Panama on Wednesday nights. A student at Tereora College, Keanu has been playing the ancient game for three years.18092702

Gerard Akers and his wife Liza have global ambitions – to make Cook Islands’ chess a recognised part of the world sport.

Gerard Akers and his wife Liza have global ambitions – to make Cook Islands’ chess a recognised part of the world sport.


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