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USSA Chess Tournament for 2017

The USSA(University Sports South Africa) Chess Tournament for 2017 was held at The University of Witwatersrand’s(Wits) East Campus from 3-9 July 2017. Since Wits is one of the most renowned Universities in Africa, it was expected that they would host an excellent tournament that would be talked about for years to come-and they did not […]

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2017 Mandela Day Blitz Chess Championship

Dear Chess Community It gives us great pleasure to inform you that Chess Western Province will be hosting a Mandela Day Blitz Chess  Championship on Tuesday 18th July 2017 (Mandela Day) at African Chess Lounge, 1 Hall Road, Rondebosch, in the spirit of celebrating 67 minutes of our time, in this instance doing what we […]

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Algerian Reflections (2) by Dr Lyndon Bouah

South Africa gets off to a sensational start! South Africa got off to a sensational start in round one of the African Championships in Oran, Algeria. WIM Jesse February beat Woman Grandmaster Mona Khaled. I cannot remember when last a South African player has defeated WGM Mona Khaled but she has certainly announced her intentions […]

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Algerian Reflections (1) by Dr Lyndon Bouah

Under the auspices of the African Chess Confederation the Algerian Chess Federation (ACF), is hosting the 2017 African Individual Chess Championships. The Championships will be held in Oran, Algeria from July 1 until July 13th 2017. The event will comprise an Open Section and a Women’s Section. Each Section of the Championship will have THREE Time Control […]

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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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