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Coming Events & Latest News

2015 Club Programme


Hear Ye! Hear Ye! AGM Announcements

All formal tournaments now to START AT 7:30 P.M!
Chess club opens at 6:30
-- We have initiated this change to encourage more young players to enter tournaments. We have also gotten rid of any entry or membership fees for players under 18. IT'S ALL FREE for JUNIORS!!


Koelle 2015

Round Six is over but the tournament is not decided yet; James can be caught by Peter even with a Round Seven win, and if he loses to Rob B then Bas has a chance and it's anyone's game! Michael T has a one point lead and needs to win next week to confirm his place at the top of the Reserves. more...


Teters Trophy presented

The Teters Memorial Trophy clock was presented to Bas Van Riel by Patrick Cook last night for his 2015 win. The clock was donated by Bill Homburg who has played Arthur Teters using the very same clock. more...


Begonia Open- A Class 5 Grand Prix Event

Have you played Nigel Short lately?
Well, consider registering for the Begonia Open in 2016 and you well may, as he is a confirmed entry to the tournament! more...


New to Chess?

A great site for learning the basics from a cool video, improving your chess with puzzles, and playing against QWERTY the chess computer, check out more...


15 Minute Challenge Ladder

Challenge the leader! Win your way to the top. more...

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