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The ultimate chess challenge for high school students born in 2005 or later.

 

Join the Fun!

  • Do you want your child to test their chess skills, make friends and grow their mind?
  • Then sign them up for our chess tournament!
  • Up to 80 players ONLY, register today whilst there’s still space! 

What your child should get out of this experience: 

  • Play chess in a competitive setting and stand a chance to win a medal!
  • Interact with like-minded students and make friends!
  • Have fun while developing their minds in the ultimate chess challenge!

 

Details

  • Date: Saturday, 13th May 2023
  • Venue: Westerford High School Hall, Rondebosch, WC 7700
  • Cost: R80 for both U/18 and U/15 sections.
  • Time: 9:00am Round 1 begins; 4:00pm Prize-giving
  • Breaks: There are short breaks (5 – 10mins) between rounds.

 

Format: 

  • This tournament is a ‘Swiss’ competition (approximately 6 rounds).
  • This means that all players play 6 games and no-one is ‘knocked out’ of the tournament.
  • The tournament is restricted to players under 13 years of age.
  • The time limit is 30 minutes per player for the entire game.
  • An additional 5 seconds will be added to the clock after every move.
  • This tournament will not be rated by Chess South Africa.

 

Prizes: 

  • Medals and chess books will be given for 1st Place, 2nd Place & 3rd Place in both U/18 and U/15 sections.
  • Best female player wins a medal in both U/18 and U/15 sections.
  • All players will be emailed a participation chess certificate from Elite Chess Academy, signed by National Chess Instructor Dione Goredema! 

100+ Happy Students, Parents, Teachers, and Schools

Emlyn Wilson

Vancouver Island's go-to water well servicing company: pump installations;  water well maintenance, rehabilitation, and decommissioning; real estate  inspections, & aquifer testing.

It was a tough tournament and I had to work hard to get into the next round. But I could not have done it without Coach Dione!!

James Wilson

Vancouver Island's go-to water well servicing company: pump installations;  water well maintenance, rehabilitation, and decommissioning; real estate  inspections, & aquifer testing.

I really enjoyed the tournament. It was challenging at times, but in the end, the hard work and motivation from coach helped me achieve my goal.

Megan Dove

Vancouver Island's go-to water well servicing company: pump installations;  water well maintenance, rehabilitation, and decommissioning; real estate  inspections, & aquifer testing.

Despite all the challenging opponents and little time, I still managed to achieve my goal.

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