Kraaifontein Chess Club is hosting their third annual Rapid Tournament on Saturday, 8 December. The tournament will be held at the Scottsdene Sport and Recreation Centre in Kraaifontein. Registration has been extended until Thursday, 06 December 2018.
One of the things a chess player – particularly a top chess player – dislikes doing is resigning. Etched in the memory, however, is how on occasion my beloved brother Graham meekly and humbly accepted defeat and resigned.
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 […]
This is the most prestigious blitz event in the country in terms of its rich history. The Dr Blumberg Lightning Championship trophy has been contested from 1950, and past winners include a long list of players who have represented South Africa in Olympiads or participated in South African Closed Championships including E Bergendorff, D Isaacson, […]
For the past two days I was awakened by the waves of the Indian Ocean in Stilbaai. Eden Chess Union is hosting the 2017 edition of the Western Cape Club Championship. The event is an annual one and has been held since 2012. Steinitz chess club has won the event since inception. The event tends […]
The Steinitz Festival is only a few days away! In an exciting development IM Mohammed Henry Steel will be headlining the field. He and his wife Khadidja have registered to play. I am glad he is playing again because he has an exceptional grasp of chess. In 2012 he beat grandmaster Luke McShane when South […]
The National Sport and Recreation Plan (2011) defines a club as ” A structured, constituted base for participation in sport and recreation in sport and serves as a vehicle for long term participant development as well as mentorship programmes to cater for high performance.” (Page 37) Steinitz chess club has been an agent of change […]
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.