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Alexander vd Merwe vs Nakamura

Alexander van der Merwe from Western Province defeated the Super Grandmaster Hakaru Nakamura

In 1925 the 14 year old Mikhail Botvinnik defeated Jose Raoul Capablanca in a simultaneous exhibition in Leningrad. In 1964 the 13 year old Anatoly Karpov drew a game against Botvinnik in a simultaneous exhibition in Moscow. The 14 year old Karpov also drew a game against the future world champion Boris Spassky in Vladimir […]

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Table View Chess Championship 2017

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 […]

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Chess in Brandvlei

Report by Danie Frick. Time really flies. It is now exactly one year since we held the first ever chess tournament in this little Northern Cape town of Brandvlei. At the time we decided to name the tournament The Brandvlei Open and we had only twelve players who participated. On 22 October 2016 the second […]

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Postponement of Youth Squad Training

As communicated in a mail to all parents last night the Youth Commission received bad news in the week that Curro Century City was not available anymore due to security concerns. The youth committee has subsequently been contacting all schools to release 14 – 20 class rooms for Youth Squad training. We are now in […]

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