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MANYANANI CHESS CLUB – by Dr Omar Esau

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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Cape Town Heritage Chess Festival 20 – 26 March 2017

Towards the end of last month the Cape Town Chess Club staged the Cape Town Heritage Chess Festival in honour of the club’s 132 years of existence- making it the second oldest chess club in the southern hemisphere (behind Melbourne). The Festival held simultaneous exhibitions, lectures, blitz events for seniors, ladies and juniors as well […]

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