Chess tournament planned in support of CANSA West Coast

Western Cape Chess will be hosting an Online Heritage Fundraising Tournament in support of CANSA West Coast. The online tournament will have a guaranteed prize fund of R5 000 sponsored by Club Mykonos and takes place on September 24. All proceeds of this event will be donated to the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), […]

Western Cape’s chess meeting to honour women a success

The Western Cape Chess Association hosted an Online Chess Swiss Open tournament recently to celebrate Women’s Month. The tournament was open to all women and girls across South Africa and even had a contestant from Malawi! Andre Lewaks, president of Western Cape Chess, regards the tournament as a major success. Altogether 73 women and girls […]

Western Cape Chess honour women with tournament

The Western Cape Chess Association will be hosting an Online Women’s Month Chess Swiss Open tournament on 8 August. The tournament will be open to all women and girls across South Africa. As a Federation we acknowledge that the pace of transformation in sport is far too slow and we need more programmes to promote […]

Provincial Chess hosting online competition to raise funds

The Western Cape Chess Association will be hosting an online Nelson Mandela Day Chess Festival on 18 July 2020. The Federation, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation, will dedicate this tournament to the memory of the father of our democracy. Andre Lewaks, president of WC Chess Association, says they realise the very […]

Chess Western Cape are now growing their game online

Online chess is their saving grace during the lockdown. That is the message from Andre Lewaks, president of the Western Cape Chess Association. The Western Cape Chess Association is a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation and represents chess clubs, schools, and tertiary institutions from all the districts of the WCPSC. Western Cape […]