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. The partnership Chess Western Province has with DCAS Western Cape and City of Cape Town has assisted us with the organising of a very efficient and cost-effective League.
City of Cape Town
- City has sponsored Chess Western Province for the 2019 League
- Assisted with venues for the 11 Rounds played
- Assisted with organising the Proteaville and Sarepta Recreational Centre for the entire League duration 27 July -September 2019
- Sponsored participation medals to all players in each section.
- Chess Western Province has committed to assist with chess training and education at the City of Cape Town Recreational hubs.
- The City of Cape Town also made their 40 chess clocks and 3 DGT boards available for the entire duration of the Chess Western Province League.
DCAS (Department of Culture and Sport) Western Cape
- Partnered with CWP for the 2019 Western Province League
- Sponsored all winners medals and 5 big trophies for all sections in the League
- R70 000 Grant to Chess Western Province for Admin, Capacity Development and Development.
- Crossroads and Kraaifontein Chess Clubs are part of the DCAS development program. Clubs are provided with transport assistance, attire and equipment.
2019 Chess Western Province League Participants
- Premier Division; 164 players
- B-Division ; 160 players
- C-Division ; 159 players
- D-Division ; 157 players
- Development ; 252 players
- 30 Board prizes over 5 Sections
- 90 Winners medals
- 5 Winners Trophies
- Simonstown Chess Club A
- Crossroads C
- 2Knights A
- Kraaifontein B
- Drakenstein Dragons A
- Crossroads B
- Kraaifontein A
- Manyanani B
- Stellenbosch C
- Elsies River A
- UWC A
- CPUT A
- Steinitz A
- MRL A
- UCT A
Chess Western Province President