The time is now 13:30 In Dubai and 11:30am in my beloved Cape Town. I am on flight EK 778 travelling from Dubai direct to Cape Town. I am writing this somewhere over the African skies. I have now been travelling non-stop since 11pm last night 3 February 2017 when I left the Administrative Staff […]
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In honour of an unforgettable statesman and legend Mr Nelson Mandela a Chess Tournament of 27 minutes a side has been hosted by Drakenstein Correctional Services on 04 February. Twenty seven minutes a side is a unique concept which represents the 27 years Madiba spent in prison. Mr Manfred Jacobs mentioned that 2017 is exactly […]
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The 2017 Cape of Good Hope Open Chess Championships has lived up to its expectations of drawing top players and spectators to Groote Schuur High School in Newlands, Cape Town from 27th to 29th January 2017. After many shock results and thrilling finishes, the ultimate winner was none other than International Master Watu Kobese, who […]
It is the end of my third week in India. It was a very interesting week I must say. My typical day starts at 6:10am here in India. The reason for this is we have yoga for one hour each day from 6:30am. I generally get to the lawn where the yoga sessions are held […]
The 2017 Cape of Good Hope Open Chess Championships being played at Groote Schuur High School in Newlands, Cape Town got into full swing today. The D – Section consisted of 24 youth players under the age of 10 and rated below 800. Results at the end of this five round event were as follow:
The 2017 edition of the Cape of Good Hope Chess Championships has witnessed a record attendance in the number of participants. This is an annual event on the Chess Western Province calendar, being held from 27th to 29th of January this year at Groote Schuur High School in the heart of Newlands, Cape Town.
It is Sunday today as I am composing this letter. Two weeks have passed since I left South Africa. Normally I only stay away for two weeks but this time the four week course has beckoned me. Of course I miss South Africa but I am enjoying the course and India immensely.
Every morning from about five, the cacophony of motors and motorbikes hooting starts to wake me up. I discovered that in fact most of my classmates start hearing the sounds as the campus we are staying on is near to two main roads. The roads are called the Raj Bhavan road and the Panjagutta road.