On the 24th and 25th of November 2018, the life of the late Graham Solomon was celebrated with the Graham Solomon Memorial. Graham Solomon was a great chess player, well known for his humility and philosophical thinking. He enjoyed the beauty of chess and also the lifelong friendships that came along with it.
Hi All. You are no doubt aware of the protests that happened in Mitchells Plain over the last few days. Our exco has decided that it is in the best interest of players that must travel to the area, to call the tournament off, as we cannot guarantee their safety. I will check with CWP […]
In 1925 the 14 year old Mikhail Botvinnik defeated Jose Raoul Capablanca in a simultaneous exhibition in Leningrad. In 1964 the 13 year old Anatoly Karpov drew a game against Botvinnik in a simultaneous exhibition in Moscow. The 14 year old Karpov also drew a game against the future world champion Boris Spassky in Vladimir […]
The 2017 Chess Western Province Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday 5 December 2017, at Bellville Technical High School, Strand Street, Bellville. Please note that each club is allowed to send two (2) or more delegates to the Awards Ceremony. Nomination Form:
The Book Lounge is a buzz as a new poet is born. At the downstairs reception area is a mixed mingle of poetry buffs, Chess supporters, friends and family of the incumbent, Adv Maxwell Solomon.
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Please note that the starting time of the rounds scheduled for Saturday 5 August 2017 will be as follows:
Date: Saturday 17/06/2017. Church: All Saints Anglican Church, cnr Aandblom & Katjiepiering Roads, Belhar. Viewing st Church: 08h00 to 08h30. Service: 08h30 – Requiem Mass (Funeral Service with Communion). Cemetery: Earth Burial at Belhar Cemetery, cnr Robert Sobukwe (formerly Modderdam) Road & De La Rey Road, Belhar. Media Release:
Hamba Kahle my friend Eldo Smart , President of Chess South Africa It is with a profound sense of grief and sadness that I write this note to the chess community. Eldo was called home this afternoon after he suffered a heart attack. I have known Eldo since 1991 when we were introduced by mutual […]
Date: 20 June 2017 Time: 19h30 Venue: Claremont Chess Club (ACL), Hall Rd, Rondebosch Map: Claremont Chess Club (ACL)