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Affordable Accommodation – Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships 2017 – Upington

August 7, 2017

Dear Chess Community,

 

The following ACCOMMODATION is available in Upington for the NC Closed Trials 11 – 12 August 2017.

 

Option 1 – Naba Lodge:

 

  • U/10 – U/20players = R200 per person per night (Sharing) including Breakfast
  • Adults and/or Parent with Player – R650 per room per night (Sharing) including Breakfast
  • Dinner available @ R50 per person per night

 

Option 2 – Fanie Malan Primary School Hostels @ R100 per person/night:

 

  • 30(Boys) – sleeps 15 in ‘n Hall (x 2)
  • 17(Girls) – sleeps 8 in ‘n Hall (x 1) / sleeps 9 in a Hall (x 1)
  • 16(Parents/Coaches/Supervisors) – 4 people per room (next to Girls) / 4 people per
  • room(next to Girls) / 4 people per room (next to Boys) / 4 people per room (next to Boys)
  • NO meals included
  • OWN Bedding
  • Bathrooms shared between Kids/Adults
  • Can only book in between 15H00 – 18H00.

If you are interested, please give your name & surname to me, Monique Bosch – 079 877 2064 BEFORE Thursday @ 12H00.

Payment: NORTHERN CAPE CHESS, FNB Acc no: 62686886212, Branch code: 231002. Use either NABA LODGE or HOSTEL FM as Reference.

Regards

 

NC Chess

Newly Elected ZF Mgcawu Chess Executive Committee

August 1, 2017

Dear Chess Community

The following persons have been elected in the following positions at an ZF Mgcawu Chess Elective AGM on the 31 July 2017:

President
Mr Werner Bosch

Vice President
Mr Cyprian Makoloane

Secretary
Ms Monique Bosch

Treasurer
Ms Robertina Botha

Additional Members
Mr Martin Adams

Ms Sasa Sihamba

Congratulions!!

Northern Cape Chess Clothing – Winter Range

July 31, 2017

Good Day Chess Community,

Below please find the new Northern Cape Chess Clothing – Winter Range.  For orders please contact Robertina Botha at 082 575 6996 or email robertinabotha@gmail.com.

Please note that the order form and proof of payment need to be sent to robertinabotha@gmail.com.

Please download order form here. Order form 2017 Winter Range

 

 

Regards

 

NC CHESS

Newly Elected Frances Baard Chess Executive Committee

July 30, 2017

Dear Chess Community

The following persons have been elected in the following positions at an Elective AGM on the 29 July 2017:

President
Ms Nthabeleng Tlali (Moja Chess Club)

Vice President
Vacant

Secretary
Mr Xolani Mathebula (Sol Plaatje University Chess Club)

Treasurer
Dr Jabulani Mokoena (Moja Chess Club)

Additional Member
Ms Keitumetse Kwenampe (Kimberley Chess Club)

Congratulions!!

 

Selection Criteria for 2017 National Participation

July 30, 2017
Dear Chess Community,

Please see below the following Selection Criteria for Juniors and Adults from the Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships 2017:

The Selection Criteria for the South African Junior Chess Championships 2017 will be as follows:

  1. U/08: Top the 8 players (6 players + 2 reserves) from the Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships
  2. U/10 – U/18: Top 12 players (10 players + 2 reserves) from the Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships
  3. U/20: Top the 8 players (6 players + 2 reserves) from the Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships

The Selection Criteria for the Inter-Region Chess Championships 2017 for Adults will be as follows:

  1. Top the 5 players (4 players + 1 reserve) from the Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships

The Selection Criteria for the South African Closed Chess Championships 2017 for Adults will be as follows:

SA Open A-Section

This section is preselected following the selection criteria as per the CHESSA Selection Policy. The document is available on the website.

SA Open B-Section

(Adult Open Players & Adult Lady Players from each District will be invited to play in the Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships)

  1. The Top Open player from each district will be selected
  2. The Top Lady player from each district will be selected

SA Open C-Section – Physically challenged

(Adult Open Players & Adult Lady Players from each District will be invited to play in the Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships)

  1. The Top Open player from each district will be selected
  2. The Top Lady player from each district will be selected

SA Open D-Section – Over 50 & Over 60

(Adult Open Players & Adult Lady Players from each District will be invited to play in the Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships)

  1. The Top Open player from each district will be selected
  2. The Top Lady player from each district will be selected

SA Open E-Section – Players U23

(U23 Open Players & U23 Lady Players from each District will be invited to play in the Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships)

  1. The Top Open player from each district will be selected
  2. The Top Lady player from each district will be selected

Kind Regards

NC CHESS

Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships 2017

July 27, 2017

Dear Chess Community

The Northern Cape Chess Federation will be having the Northern Cape Closed Chess Championships 2017 (Previously Known as the Provincial SAJCC Trials) (Chess SA rated) at the NCRTVET College (Upington College) in Upington on the 11 – 12 August 2017.  Selection will be done from this tournament to represent the Northern Cape Province at the South African Junior Chess Championships in Johannesburg on the 3-12 January 2018 at the Birchwood Hotel & Conference Centre.

Registration will be R120 per player.

We are formally inviting the players who qualified for this event as per attached invitation list. Congratulations to those who qualified!

The invited players were selected as follows:
  1. A player’s top 3 grand prix tournaments were used to calculate the players Grand Prix points for selection purposes;
  2. A player must have played a minimum of 15 standard rated games during the selection cycle (01 October 2016 – current date);
  3. A player must have played at least 10 standard rated games (2 standard rated tournaments with the minimum of 5 rounds) during the selection cycle in the jurisdiction of the Northern Cape Chess Association;
  4. The top 3 players per age and gender category from the Northern Cape Schools Chess Provincial Trials 2017.

Entry Closes on Wednesday the 09th of August 2017 at 18:00.

Late Registration will start the 2nd Round.

Please see below the following:
For Online Registration please Click Here
Regards
Northern Cape Chess

Women’s Day Open Blitz Tournament – 09 August 2017

July 23, 2017

Dear Chess Community

The Northern Cape Chess Federation will be having the Women’s Day Open Blitz Tournament  (Chess SA rated) at the Diamond Pavillion Mall in Kimberley on the 09 August 2017.

We are formally inviting you to participate in this tournament. There will be various sections to accommodate players from all age groups. Registration will be R50 per player.

 

Entry Closes on Tuesday the 08th of August 2017 at 18:00.  Late Registration will start the 2nd Round.

REGARDS

NORTHERN CAPE CHESS