Women and Girls Commission’s Zoom session successful again

The Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation’s Women and Girls Commission recently hosted yet another online session. Dr Debbie Alexander, Clinical Psychologist and SASCOC head of high performance, was joined by Dr Denise Bouah, author of the recently released book Sport Psychology for Children. The meeting took place on the Zoom online meeting platform and Sunette […]

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 […]

WCPSC praises administrators for hard work

The Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation is happy to see how many federations have begun the slow return to play and training. After many months of return to play submissions by the national codes, several have been approved and our federations are slowly coming back online. The approved plans now roll out from national to […]

Cautious return to training for Karate Western Cape

Karate is back after the sport received the green light from the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture to resume training. But according to John Daniels, president of the Karate Association of the Western Cape, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation, they will return cautiously. Mr Daniels lamented the challenges encountered during […]

A slow return to action for Western Cape Climbing

Now that the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture gave climbing the green light to return to training, planning is going full steam ahead for the African Championship in hopefully mid-December. That is the message from Chris Naude, vice-president of Western Cape Climbing, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation that represents 10 […]

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 […]

Fencing Western Cape keep on planning

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Patrick Collings, chairman of Fencing Western Cape, says the national lockdown is affecting the sport adversely but they are trying their best to use technology to keep going. Fencing Western Cape  is a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation. Collings is the national team manager, on the management team of South Africa’s Commonwealth […]

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 […]

Junior Provincial Equestrian athletes chasing titles

The cream of the crop of local youth equestrian athletes will be taking part in the Western Cape Junior Eventing Championships this Saturday and Sunday at Sandringham Estate outside Stellenbosch. The event is hosted by the Western Cape Equestrian Federation, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Federation (WCPSC). Participants are coming from the […]