Dear South African Chess Community RE:OUTSTANDING FIDE FEES ￼￼This notice serves as an update on the debt owing to FIDE by Chess South Africa, with regard to outstanding ￼FIDE Fees. The current situation is as follows: 1. FIDE has accepted a payment plan from Chess SA for an amount of €4000 (FOUR THOUSAND EUROS) per […]
Chess South Africa handed over Protea colours to Kenny Solomon, South Africa’s very first chess Grandmaster, at a gala event on 23 February 2015 in Cape Town. This is a significant achievement. Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain, and Solomon is one of only 1 300 active Grandmasters in the world. […]
Reflections (4) by Candidate Master Lyndon Bouah Over the last week I have received emails and comments on the last columns. Thank you Ian Gilfillian for pointing out that he is maintaining a column on records on Wikipedia. Readers are invited to check the SA chess records. I have already indicated to Ian that I […]
Reflections (3) by Candidate Master Lyndon Bouah I am currently watching India vs South Africa on a Sunday morning live from Australia. Many of you may not know that chess and cricket have a good relationship. in 1992 when chess unity started in South Africa, a number of us travelled down to Port Elizabeth to […]
To celebrate the achievement of becoming the first South African Grandmaster, Chess Western Province’s Executive Board has decided to allocate a dedicated page to GM Kenny Solomon. All posts and news related to GM Kenny Solomon can be viewed on this page. Chess Western Province celebrates GM Kenny Solomon’s success!
This is an urgent notification to inform everyone of an Open Lecture by GM Kenneth Solomon, to be held as follows: DATE: Tuesday 24 February 2015 (tomorrow night) TIME: 19H00 – 21H00 VENUE: Claremont Chess Club, (next to Rondebosch Station & opposite Rondebosch Library) Rondebosch. ENTRY FEE: Free of charge Please spread the word amongst […]
Grandmaster Kenny Solomon was the guest of Premier Helen Zille on Friday 20 February, 2014. Kenny attended the opening of the provincial parliament and met various political role players. Premier Zille mentioned Kenny in her speech. Kenny later met the Speaker of the provincial parliament Speaker Sharna Fernandez and also had discussions with the chairperson […]
See attached SAJCCC 2015 circular. The Youth Commission will send out a CWP specific letter on Friday 24 February 2015.
Well done to the following individuals selected for the SA Junior Closed Chess Championship 2015! Please contact Andrew Fisher (082 556 7988 or firstname.lastname@example.org) if your name should be on the list and does not appear, URGENTLY! The CWP Youth Commission will send out a CWP specific information letter on Friday 24 February 2015. Congratulations […]
Dear Chess Community We wish to inform you that the following candidates have been nominated and they have availed themselves for the portfolio of Youth Director • Mr Andrew Fisher and Ms Caroll Lackay as Secretary/Assistant As per Chess WP Constitution: “22.2 Registered individual chess players who are under age 20 on 1 January each […]