The Cape Town Classic underway in the Mother City

The Cape Town Classic 2015 is now well underway in the Mother City in South Africa. The tournament has a very strong field including 3 International Masters, 2 FIDE Masters and One candidate masters.  The masters in no particular order with their ratings are:

1 FM Klaasen, Calvin Jong 2186
2 FM Bhawoodien, Shabir 2130
3 IM Bwalya, Gillan 2305
4 IM Makoto, Rodwell 2321
5 IM Kobese, Watu 2330
6 Masango, Spencer 2136
7 CM Solomon, Maxwell 2170
8 Simutowe, Musatwe 2166

The games are currently taking place at the Claremont Chess Club and results and copies of the games are available at http://chess-results.com/tnr166466.aspx

International Master (IM) Bwalya from Zambia has started the event very strongly. At the time of writing the article he had a perfect 5 points from 5 rounds. Here is his game from the first round against Spencer Masango from Zimbabwe.

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