Lyndon Lectures Reflections of the past by Candidate Master Lyndon Bouah It is now February 2015 and many of you know that I love history. A few years ago I bought loads of the South African Chess Player. I have since discovered that this little green book is indeed a treasure trove of information. Let’s […]
Lyndon Lectures Reflections of the past by Candidate Master Lyndon Bouah (2) Many of you would have received books as presents over the Christmas Period. I need the readers assistance with the following chess records quoted in the SA Book of Records by Lew Leppan (1999 : Don Nelson Publishers). 1. The Oldest Club is […]
Dear Chess Community Due to an internal irregularity in the process of electing a Youth Director for 2015, Chess WP has decided to call a new election for this important portfolio. We hereby invite nominations for the next Youth Director term of office. Please forward nominations to Andrew Fisher (firstname.lastname@example.org). As per Chess WP Constitution: […]
Memorial Service for Mary Baatjies Date: Thursday 5th February Time: 19h30 Venue: ULHG Hall (Uit Liefde Hulp Genootskap Saal) 5th Avenue, Grassy Park opposite the Caltex Garage Funeral The funeral service will be on Saturday 7th February Viewing: 08h00 – 09h00 The procession starts at 09h00 At the Sullivan Primary School Hall in Steenberg
Our deepest condolences to a real comrade, our SADTU secretary and Chess activist from Western Province Southern Suburbs. You Served and now you must Rest well!
To the chess community of the Western Cape It was with great sadness that I learnt yesterday of the passing of one of our Legends of Sport in the Western Cape Mary Baatjies. I came to know Mary in the last decade. When I first met her at Claremont chess club she was surrounded by […]
2 November 1953 – 3 February 2015 It is with great sadness that we convey the news of Mary Baatjies passing yesterday. Our deepest sympathies go out to her family and friends in this time of grief. Teacher Mary was loved and revered by all our youth players and the many children that she taught […]
Message from IA Gunther van den Bergh Attached find FIDE Laws. Basically, G4 rule works as follows: 1. Player has less than 2 minutes on the clock and claims G4 (which is also an offer of a draw). 2. If the opponent accepts then the game is drawn. 3. If the opponent rejects the offer, […]