WORCESTER BRAILLE CHESS NEWSLETTER – MAY 2015 Floris Brown & Ray Aukett – Institute for the Blind Worcester

The Lyndon Bouah Trophy Single Chess Championships over 4 rounds took place in the Greenwood Hall on the 16th May 2015. This tournament is only between Boland and WP and 15 players took part. Melvyn Lukas Bonnie McMurtry & Ivan Wagner from WP took part. The overall winner was Melvin Lukas 1st Frederick Liebenberg 2nd […]

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Western Province Rapid Chess Championship

Not to missed! Historic event hosted by National Parliament Great prizes! First prize in the Open Section is a R 4 500-00 Leisure Hotels voucher First prize in the Youth Section is a R 4 000-00 Leisure Hotels voucher And other prizes (to be determined and announced after the first round) Kindly note that NO on-the-day registrations will be allowed, […]

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Local Tournament Survey

Dear Chess Lovers, The local tournaments are attracting relatively good crowds, but there is a problem regarding quality. It is my very subjective view, that one should not regularly play with opposition with a 300 rating difference. Such a game will not contribute to the Chess development of either player. May I please humbly make […]

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Lyndon Lectures – Chess & Art…

  Lyndon Lectures – Reflections (17) by Candidate Master Lyndon Bouah   I recently bought a book on chess and art. It is called Cultures, chess and Art by Ned Munger (1996, Mundial Press, California). The writer tells the reader about the interesting chess sets he has encountered around the world. He tells us that […]

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Lyndon lectures – Reflections (15) by Candidate Master Lyndon Bouah

Every year in March the various ministers deliver their budget speeches in the various provincial parliaments and in the national parliament. On Thursday 26 March 2015 Minister Theuns Botha delivered the Budget Speech for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Minister Botha used as his central theme the game of chess. I quote from […]

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