Stellenbosch 2017 WP team blitz champions. The 2017 WP Team Blitz was held at Sans Souci School in Newlands on 17 February. 21 teams entered the event. The teams assembled had brought some big guns. The 2017 event could not fitted into the schedule so February was agreed as the 2017 version and later this year […]
Venue: Bellville Technical High School Date: 21 – 25 March 2018 Online Entry: http://tinyurl.com/Steinitz2018Entry Map: https://goo.gl/maps/spwRDhXvvMk
If you know how to weep, weep for Graham Solomon, a loving son to our mother Rose Solomon, a loving brother, a loving uncle, a loving cousin, and a loving friend.
The National Sport and Recreation Plan of 2011 enjoins us to acknowledge and recognise our heroes and heroines. The recognition given to our stars of 2017 is all important as it allows us to measure our success as well as to acknowledge the top players, clubs, teams and athletes of this past year.
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 recently held SA National Club Championship (22-25 September 2017) was a success for WP, Western Cape and Chessa. I for one am glad that this event is being staged annually and that South African chess clubs have something to look forward to.
The South African National Club Championship was held from 22 to 25 September at the University of the Western Cape. The event was held by Western Cape Chess under the auspices of Chess South Africa.
On Saturday 23 September 2017 the National Club Championship kicked off in Cape Town. At the opening ceremony I was pleasantly surprised when Advocate Maxwell Solomon was called upon to recite a poem that he had written. The poem was entitled Royal Game and I quote it here:
It was in June 1976 just after Sharpeville that some chess players met at the home of Thomas Fleurs in Manenberg and mooted the idea of forming a club that would unite players across the divide. The word Manyanani in one of the African languages means “People Unite”.
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