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Reflections 1 : 2018 by Dr Advocate Lyndon Bouah

The SA junior chess championships took place in Johannesburg during the annual summer vacation. One of the parents Mrs. Jacky Fritz informs me that there was much jubilation when the Matric results came out as many chess players received some great results. This was a list she supplied me indicating some of the students who […]

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From the Desk of Mark Lewis on 19 September 2017

It is with great pleasure that I could be witness to Chess taking centre stage the recent Western Cape Sport Awards ON Saturday 16 September 2017. The venue was glittering affair and was held at the Century City Conference centre with the Minister of Sport Ms Anroux Marais being the Keynote speaker.

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Reflections by Dr Lyndon Bouah – 25th anniversary of the readmission of South Africa into the FIDE family

Today 22 June 2017 is the 25th anniversary of the readmission of South Africa into the FIDE family. South Africa had been suspended in 1974 at the Olympiad in Nice. And now on 22 June 1992 South Africa was readmitted to FIDE together with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan,Kyrgystan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Croatia, , […]

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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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