Grandmaster Kenny Solomon to appear on Carte Blanche

Grandmaster Kenny SolomonGrandmaster Kenny Solomon will be featured on Carte Blanche on Sunday evening (29 March 2015). Kenny Solomon is South Africa’s very first male Grandmaster. He joins a select few individuals on the continent to attain the coveted title of Chess Grandmaster. Many players across the world have spent several years trying to get it.

Carte Blanche will share insights and inspirations from the humble boy from Mitchell Plains who dared to dream big and achieve that dream. There have been many players along the journey but one thing has remained very consisent, Kenny Solomon’s determination and persistence to achieve his lifelong goal of becoming a grandmaster. How did he do it? What kind of sacrifice did it take? Put all those questions on hold and tune into Carte Blanche. Will Kenny Solomon bare his soul as he shares details of a journey that has taken him across the world in his quest to become our very first grandmaster in South Africa? Find all that and more. Tune into Carte Blanche at 7pm!

Carte Blanche is a South African investigative journalism television series that airs on M-Net during prime time viewing on Sunday nights, currently at 19:00. The programme has become an institution among South African television audiences since the programme’s inception in 1988. The show consistently ranks in the top 10 on M-Net and enjoys a local viewership of over 500 000 people every week.

Carte Blanche has developed a high degree of credibility in South African television journalism and has been awarded more than 100 local and international awards for quality stories that have made a difference. Carte Blanche’s feature of Kenny Solomon is not to be missed.

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Bruce Mubayiwa

I am the founder and editor of Africa Chess Net. I have been playing chess for over 25 years and love writing about the game. Our goal is simple, to get more people playing chess in Africa! The game of chess is not only absorbing but a great deal of fun.

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