Cape Town Chess League over a 100 years old #AfricaChess

100 years old? A City Chess League? Can you believe it?  The author was quite shocked to learn from South

Read more

Moves that thunder – Zambian Reflections by Advocate Dr Lyndon Bouah

Advocate Dr Lyndon Bouah attended the 2017 Zone 4.3 Individual Chess Championships – Open Section as a player. Below are his

Read more

Grandmaster Kenny Solomon wins 2017 Zone 4.3 Individual Chess Championships #AfricaChess

South Africa’s chess Grandmaster Kenny Solomon of South Africa won the championships with 7.5 points out of a possible 9.

Read more

Egypt’s Grandmaster Bassem Amin wins the 2017 African Individual Chess Championships

Egypt’s Chess grandmaster Dr Bassem Amin won the 2017 African individual chess Championships in Algeria. He narrowly beat South Africa’s

Read more

2107 PSS Capablanca Chess Festival – an incredible experience for chess players

The hugely successful chess extravaganza in Centurion that was the 2017 PSS Capablanca Chess Festival is now over. The chess

Read more

Swaziland set for historic chess event #AfricaChess

Swaziland is set for a historic chess event in May. The 2017 Phela-Live Chess Challenge will be the highest paying

Read more

Joseph Mwale, the Fear, wins 2017 KZN Open and the blitz tournament #AfricaChess

Joseph Mwale is the 2017 KwaZulu-Natal Open champion as well as the 2017 KZN Blitz champion. Congratulations are in order

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more