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Lubabalo Kondlo on right, Alan Millhone center

[Photo: Center, Alan Millhone as referee. Left: free style world champion Ron " Suki " King of Barbados. Right: GM Lubabalo Kondlo of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Match of twenty games played at Medina, Ohio.]

To: Alan Millhone 

Molo Mhlekazi

I'm Luyanda Ngwenda. I studied Internal Auditing at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and am unemployed. I'm passionate about changing people's lives for the better hence it was easy for me to help Lubabalo because I think the game of Draughts can be applied as a metaphor for life, i.e. one good move pushes one to a win, one bad move could push one to destruction, in reality and on the Draughts board. We live in a society with plethora of underdevelopment, poverty and disease. Draughts can be used as tool to fight these ills… and of course create more world champs like Lubabalo.

Hope I answered you, Sir!

Sincerely,

Luyanda Ngwenda

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

[Ed.'s Note:  Molo Mhlekazi in Xhosa language is roughly equivalent to "Hello Sir!"]


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  1. Xolani Qinga on August 19, 2014 7:35 am

    I am trying to get in touch with Lubabalo Kondlo. I would like to hire him as an ambassador of the draughts competition that is scheduled to run in the Eastern Cape. Please contact me on 0766421071

  2. Thandile Mombeko on December 24, 2014 9:20 am

    I am a draughts player who would like to know who is the best between Kondlo and Mazibuko. I know Kondlo has played in a world stage but some people claim Mazibuko ( also from Port Elizabeth) is the best.

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