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Next Tournament: Kathu 30 May 2015

May 17, 2015

The next tournament will be on 30 May 2015. Please note that this will be a 5 Round Tournament held only on the Saturday. There will be a development section for players that is new to the game for R20

Tournament Programme Kathu

Online Entry Form


Section A: Open to all, recommended for players born 1999 and before; and high rated players

Section B: Open to all players born 2000 and after rated below 1400

Section C: Open to all players born 2004 and after rated below 1200

Section D: Players born 2008 or after

Development: All new players not affiliated to NC Chess


Interprovincial 2015

May 12, 2015

Well done to every NC player that participated in this past weekends Inter-provincial in Odendalsrus. It was a excellent tournament and not even the load shedding could dampen the spirits. Big thumbs up for the guys from Lejweleputswa Chess.

The following players won Medals:

Lize van der Walt – Gold

Samuel Marufu – Silver

Heinz Hauptfleish – Bronze

Lourens Scheffer – Bronze

Mininke Smith – Gold

Barco Scheffer – Bronze

Bernize van der Walt – Gold

Marelize van der Walt – Gold

Full results is available on

Frances Baard Chess – Executive Board Elected

May 12, 2015

Northern Cape wish to congratulate the following members that was elected on the 2 May 2015 as Exco of the Frances Baard region:

President – Connie van der Walt

Vice President – Hennie van der Merwe

Secretary – Charlotte Moller

Treasurer – Jannie Stroebel

Additional Member – Ladene Scheffer

Interprovincial Accommodation

April 28, 2015

Here are a list supplied by the LOC of the Interprovincial of accommodation.

Accommodation List

The players will get together for a quick team meeting at 15:00 at the venue on Friday 8 May 2015. Players can wear their NC clothing. If they are not in possession of NC clothing they can wear any navy golf shirt and pants. Players must arrange their own transport and accommodation. Payment (R230)must be done asap in the NC Chess account(ABSA Cheque account: 4062132762).


Brandwag Primary School and Wessel Maree High School

Weeber Street



GPS Co-ordinates:

-27.871100 | 26.684406


Nortern Cape Players selected for International participation

April 26, 2015

Congratulations to the following players that were selected to represent South Africa in the Commonwealth Championship in India. Congratulations to you all, we are extremely proud off you!!! 

Kristen Ahjum - u8 Girls

Kristen Ahjum – u8 Girls

Anell Maasdorp - u10 Girls

Anell Maasdorp – u10 Girls

Marelize van der Walt - u14 Girls

Marelize van der Walt – u14 Girls

Interview – The Benefits of Playing Chess Interview

April 26, 2015

Message from Chessa:

Adv Ronald King, FIDE Arbiter and Chairperson of the Chess SA Appeals Committee , will be interviewed on “The Benefits of Playing Chess” by Classic FM Radio 102.5Fm and DSTV Audio 857 on TUESDAY 28/04/2015 between 18h15 and 18h30.  We kindly request that the South African chess Community make a concerted effort to tune in.


KCC Open Fundraising Chess Tournament – 02 May 2015

April 26, 2015

Message from Kimberley Chess Club:

The Kimberley Chess Club will be organising a fundraiser tournament for one if its members, Kristen Ahjum, who qualified to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championships in India from the 22 – 30 June 2015.  The Kimberley Chess Club Open Chess Tournament (CHESSA rated) will be at the Teacher’s Training Centre, Boshof Road, Kimberley (Behind the Cecil John Rhodes Statue) on the 02nd of May 2015.

We are formally inviting all players to participate and support this tournament. There will be various sections to accommodate players from all age groups. Registration will be R80 per player and payable via EFT or at the tournament on the 02nd of May 2015.

Banking details are:

Kristen Ahjum
FNB Savings Account
Ref Nr: “Player’s Name”


For Online Registration please click here
Tournament programme please click here



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