There is sad news emerging for the Lesotho Chess Family as the LCF have just announced the passing of Libuseng Lepheane, who was killed in a car accident this morning on her way to school.

Libuseng was a student and a chess player at Masowe High School and had joined Mazenod chess club three weeks ago. She participated in the 2016 BMI Lesotho Open in the Under 14 section.

Details concerning the arrangements for her memorial service will be announced later on the federation page as soon as they are publicly available.

KCF Africa mourns her passing and offers our condolences to her family and friends.