Capablanca Chess Festival in South Africa raises the bar #AfricaChess

The broadcasting of chess in South Africa has gone to a new level with the top 5 sections of the

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Three grandmasters on a historic chess training tour for 18 weeks in Africa

Grandmasters Pontus Carlsson (Sweden), Maurice Ashley (United States of America) and Kenny Solomon (South Africa) have teamed up with Kasparov

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Chess in marketing and sponsorship in chess, the anomaly

It is perhaps quite intriguing that chess features quite heavily in advertising about strategy especially in print advertising but the

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Women’s World Chess Champion Hou Yifan loses in a bizarre shocking 5-move-game in Gibraltar

This is probably the most bizarre game of chess that we have seen. What on earth is going on in

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World Chess is looking for a commentator!

Chess Commentator role at World Chess Have you got what it takes to be a world class commentator at World

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Congratulations to newly wed Grandmaster Bassem Amin from Egypt #AfricaChess

A big congratulations to Africa’s number one player, GM Dr Bassem Amin from Egypt on getting married. The talented player

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Chess fans spoilt for choice in 2016

Is there any other sport or game with as much activity as chess in terms of games and tournaments that

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Grandmaster Vassily Ivanchuk loses a won position on time

Grandmaster (GM) Vassily Ivanchuk lost a game to a player was rated almost 300 points below him. He lost the

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Africa Chess News and updates Whatsapp group launched

A prolific chess writer known, the Chess Zealot also known at Doug Mwale has launched a Whatsapp group called Africa

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Ben Magana, Kenya’s illustrious Candidate Master #AfricaChess

By the Chess Zealot. Meet Kenya’s number 2 savvy chess player,Candidate Master Ben Magana. Born in 1977,Ben’s chess journey brings

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