The Steinitz anniversary event is fast approaching and will be held from 13-17 April 2017.
I have just confirmed the entry of SA Women’s Chess Champion Women International Master Denise Frick, a Steinitz member herself who has agreed to play. In 2016 she was the best female player in the Elite section and will be looking to show her mettle in the Women’s section.
WIM Jesse February has also confirmed her Entry and she is the reigning Zone 4.3 chess champion having won the event in April 2016.
Former Steinitz Open champion International Master Kobese has confirmed that he will be playing in the event in 2017. As a former champion Steinitz is very privileged to host the Centurion ( he has played over 100 games at the Chess Olympiads).