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

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Staff update from African Chess Lounge

African Chess Lounge recently released a brief update via social media channels: With expanding activities we have been working at

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Risky chess from Magnus Carlsen backfires badly against Arkadij Naiditsch

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen is known for playing it safe in the opening then going for the jugular in

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Johannes Mabusela wins 2015 Piet Robbertse Prestige Section

Second seed Johannes Mabusela won the recently held Piet Robbertse with 5 points out of a possible 6.  The International

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Super Grand master Hikaru Nakamura will be at the Millionaire Chess Open in 2015

The second Millionaire Chess Open (MCO) in 2015 promises to be even bigger and better than the 2014 edition. 2014

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Kasparov Chess Foundation Africa to run Millionaire Chess Satellite Tournaments in 3 African Countries

A very important development in chess on the continent!   January 29, 2015 – Millionaire Chess has announced that the

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Piet Robbertse Chess Open Begins, smooth win by Chess Master Rodwell Makoto in first round

The Piet Robbertse Chess Tournament in Pretoria is now well underway at Waterkloof High School in Pretoria. The tournament had

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Costs of chess equipment are slashed in Africa

The Kasparov Chess Foundation Africa has been working hard over the last few months to source cheap chess boards, sets and clocks for the African

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SABT’S Unusual Sports Sponsorship Leads to SA’s First Chess Grand Master, Kenny Solomon

A fascinating story of Kenny Solomon’s sponsorship over the years by SABT

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Kasparov Chess Foundation taking chess to new levels in Africa

Summary of activities by Kasparov Chess Foundation Africa in 2014 and their plans for 2015

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