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Reflections by Dr Lyndon Bouah

In November 2016 I travelled to Switzerland to address the International Olympic Committee. It was a fantastic experience and I enjoyed it a great deal. One of the persons I met there was Baroness Sue Campbell who made a presentation just before mine. She spoke about her various programmes in the UK but she also […]

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Interforces Chess Championships 2016 Report

The 1st annual Inter-forces Chess Tournament was hosted by the SAPS in 2013 at Pinelands where only the SAPS, SA Navy and SA Army competed for the honours of being called the Western Cape Inter-forces Champions. The SA Navy became the inaugural Inter-forces Champions but only after a nail biting affair. The SAPS exacted revenge […]

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Reflections on Steinitz (1) by Dr Lyndon Bouah

9 November 2016 Next year the chess club Steinitz will be celebrating its fortieth anniversary as a chess club. I will be starting a series of historical sketches about Steinitz chess club. Who is the membership of Steinitz, what is their history, where did they come from, what role has the club played in WP […]

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Observations by Dr Lyndon Bouah

9 November 2016 I am currently serving on a Task Team started by The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) to celebrate the 27th anniversary of the release of Nelson Mandela from Drakenstein Prison. As part of the event the DCS has decided to host a 27/27 minute aside rapid event as part of the celebrations. […]

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Chess Western Province Strategic Planning Session

Chess Western Province held a Strategic Planning Session on Saturday 5 November at ACL venue. The purpose of the workshop was for members to brainstorm Club Development and Transformation in Chess. Our goal is to formulate a vision for Chess Western Province for 2017 and 2018. This event was a big success and was well received […]

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2016 ACL Open Chess Championship

Register: Web Site: Contact: Chief Organizer: Reuben Salimu Email: Mobile: 073 630 6225 Registrations: Sai Girish Gandepilli Email: Mobile: 072 537 1129 Communications: Beverly Blows Email: Mobile: 084 761 6896 Logistics: Ricardo Minaar Email: Mobile: 081 546 2221

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Chess in Brandvlei

Report by Danie Frick. Time really flies. It is now exactly one year since we held the first ever chess tournament in this little Northern Cape town of Brandvlei. At the time we decided to name the tournament The Brandvlei Open and we had only twelve players who participated. On 22 October 2016 the second […]

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