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The 2019 edition of the Chess Western Province League (27 July- 07 September) has come to an exciting end with the last round, prize giving and closing ceremony on 07 September 2019. This year the development section was played over 9 rounds and concluded within the first 3 weeks of the start of the League. […]

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02 may 2019 On the 27th and 28th of April, Crossroads Chess Club hosted their second open chess tournament in Phillipi at the Phillipi Village Business Hub & Container Walk. The big change was of the tournament days, as many will have noticed, the notorious Friday evening round was replaced in this new format (which […]

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Western Cape Government’s Cheque Hand Over ceremony

Our President, Eugene Steenkamp; Vice President, Llewelyn Louw and Secretary, Bridgette Burger had the pleasure of attending the Western Cape Government’s Cheque Hand Over ceremony at Old Mutual last night, where over 4 million rand was awarded to about 46 Federations by Minister Marais and the Chief Director for Sport and Recreation, Dr Lyndon Bouah. […]

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Cape Town Classic Chess Festival 2019

01 April 2019 A fierce chess battle took place this past weekend at the Cape Town Classic Chess Festival which was held at the Groote Schuur High School.  18 teams of varying strengths took part and it was great to see our up and coming youngsters participating as well and in some instances giving some […]

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11 March 2019 Dear Chess Enthusiast Chess Western Province had the pleasure of hosting a very successful 2019 Western Cape Women’s Open Chess Championship over the weekend of 08 to 10 March under the auspices of Western Cape Chess. Sans Souci Girls’ High School was a very fitting venue for this event. The Western Cape […]

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Crossroads Chess Club – Thoughts by Thando Hlakula

Today marks just three weeks after the Western Cape Chess league has concluded, however for the Crossroads chess club the jubilant vibrations still linger on. Having participated in the D division for the first time officially, and subsequently winning it, it’s something that we will always reflect on with fervent memories. It was a well-deserved […]

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GPCA – Open

Venue: Groote Schuur High, Palmyra rd., Newlands Date: 30 & 31 July 2016 (Elite Section only – ACL CC old Claremont CC) 6, 7 & 9 August 2016 (Elite Section Groote Schuur High) 6-9 August 2016 (A-C Sections Groote Schuur High) 6 August 2016 (U8 & U10 Section Groote Schuur High) Chief Arbiter: IA […]

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