2017 Mandela Day Blitz Chess Championship

Dear Chess Community It gives us great pleasure to inform you that Chess Western Province will be hosting a Mandela Day Blitz Chess  Championship on Tuesday 18th July 2017 (Mandela Day) at African Chess Lounge, 1 Hall Road, Rondebosch, in the spirit of celebrating 67 minutes of our time, in this instance doing what we […]

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Algerian Reflections (2) by Dr Lyndon Bouah

South Africa gets off to a sensational start! South Africa got off to a sensational start in round one of the African Championships in Oran, Algeria. WIM Jesse February beat Woman Grandmaster Mona Khaled. I cannot remember when last a South African player has defeated WGM Mona Khaled but she has certainly announced her intentions […]

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Algerian Reflections (1) by Dr Lyndon Bouah

Under the auspices of the African Chess Confederation the Algerian Chess Federation (ACF), is hosting the 2017 African Individual Chess Championships. The Championships will be held in Oran, Algeria from July 1 until July 13th 2017. The event will comprise an Open Section and a Women’s Section. Each Section of the Championship will have THREE Time Control […]

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Reflections by Dr Lyndon Bouah – 25th anniversary of the readmission of South Africa into the FIDE family

Today 22 June 2017 is the 25th anniversary of the readmission of South Africa into the FIDE family. South Africa had been suspended in 1974 at the Olympiad in Nice. And now on 22 June 1992 South Africa was readmitted to FIDE together with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan,Kyrgystan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Croatia, , […]

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