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:
The first inter-provincial Team Championships took place in Bloemfontein from 29 August 2017 to 03 September 2017. The venue was the Bains Lodge. The event was hosted by Chess Free State and together with Chess South Africa they ensured a classy and well-run event.
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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 […]
Date: 8-9 September 2017 Venue: Brackenfell High School, Rogland street, Brackenfell Map: https://goo.gl/maps/HYF7WqT4aRr Format: Swiss Normal (60/60) Age: Open to youth players under […]
Date: 19 August 2017 Venue: Blouberg Ridge Primary School Map: https://goo.gl/PhgYQf Format: Swiss Rapid (30/30) Online Entry Form: https://tinyurl.com/TableViewChess2017 […]
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 […]
The Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017 is being staged by The All India Chess Federation on behalf of FIDE and Commonwealth Chess Association organized by Delhi Chess Association Venue: Hotel Park Plaza, Shahdara, New Delhi, India.
Round two is busy concluding as most countries get to rest. We start with the women’s section. WIM Jesse February continued her brilliant run of form when she beat WIM Amina Mezioud from Algeria. (2065) Mezioud is a seasoned campaigner and this is the first time she has faced February. This is definitely going to be […]