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Watu is the King of the Cape!

WATU wins with a perfect 7! An impeccable display of chess genius from one of South Africa’s most successful and experienced chess greats, International Master Watu Kobese. Watu is predominantly from Gauteng but moved to Cape Town to further his chess career less than 2 years ago. This has to be his best performance yet with […]

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Chess Revolution

  Saturday 30 November 2013 By: Advocate Lyndon Bouah and assisted by Jacqueline Fritz In March each year Dr. Ivan Meyer, the Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Cultural Affairs and Sport for the Western Cape, announces important policy matters. In March 2012 he announced a chess revolution in the Western Cape. In March 2013 […]

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Chess Western Province Awards Evening

Saturday 30 November 2013 By: Kenny Willenberg Chess Western Province is happy to announce that we have come to the end of a very successful year which boasts a list of outstanding achievements by its members and clubs alike. This was all topped off with a memorable awards ceremony that took place at the Curro Private […]

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CWP Individual Blitz 2013

Dear CWP members, And the winner is… FM Donovan Van Den Heever! The 2013 ChessWP Individual Blitz Champion. Well done Donovan! After 9 rounds of 3m+2s blitz chess we had an exhilarating play-off between Charles De Villiers, Craig Willenberg and Donovan. All in a matter of three hours. With a wonderful field of 48 players consisting […]

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AGM: President’s Newsletter

To all our members, RE: PRESIDENT’S NEWSLETTER Chess Western Province (CWP) has built on our successful 2012, and we can be proud of our achievements in 2013. Some highlights from 2013 include: Hosting numerous local events including our flagship WP League which comprised 54 club teams. Continued growth in player numbers at all tournaments. Numerous […]

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The MRL Chess Paradigm

The MRL Chess Paradigm tournament takes place this weekend at the Bellville Golf club. Many of South Africa’s top players (including SA champions and Olympiad players, and 4 International Masters) will compete in a 7-round Swiss tournament to be the champion of this unique competition. The MRL format (complete description below) comprises of a subset […]

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Steinitz 2013 National Club Champions!

Chess Limpopo and the National Club Championships (NCC2o13) would like to thank CHESSA Executive Committee for giving Chess Limpopo an opportunity to host this August event. Sixteen (16) teams took part in the 2013 National Club Championships held in Polokwane. This was a great success for a small and rural province like Limpopo! The venue […]

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WP Closed 2013

WP CLOSED 2013 SETS A NEW SOUTH AFRICAN RECORD!! The Western Province Closed 2013 ended on a spectacular note confirming it as South Africa’s biggest ever “sections” tournament with 26 round-robin categories and an u/8 -10 Swiss for the little ones. A massive well done to all the participants and organizers for contributing to this outstanding achievement […]

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