Western Cape Top Schools 2017

Stellenbosch Schools showed that we are a force to recon with when it comes to schools chess in the Western Cape.

Kayamandi’s U/15 Girls,  Luckhoff’s  U/15 Mix Team, and Idas Valley Primary’s U/9,  U/11 and U/13 Mix Teams came home with medals.  We are very proud of you!

Full results from Chess-Results:

U7 and U9 Mix

U9 & U11 Girls

U11 Mix

U13 Mix

U13 Girls

U15 Mix

U15 Girls

U18 Mix

U18 Girls






Kleinmond Open Chess Tournament

Kleinmond held their second Open on the 19th of August 2017.

Aldrich van Wyk from Stellenbosch Chess Club won the A Section.   Development Section winner, Dehan Roos, is also from Stellenbosch, and the Girls Development winner, Jamie Roux, is a new member of Stellenbosch Chess Club. Congratulations!

The results :  A Section and B Section

Thank you Candice Lange for sharing some pics of the Winners.

Table View Rapid

From their Facebook page, it looks like the Table View Chess Club had a great day with their Rapid Tournament on 19 August 2017.

Congratulations to Veroe September from Stellenbosch Chess Club on ending in a close second place after Daud Amini.   Lots of other familiar names in the results as well – see Chess-Results

Here are some pictures from the Facebook page.

Stellenbosch Chess Club @ SA Open

Some members of the Stellenbosch Chess Club joined other Western Cape Chess friends who escaped the cold in the Cape for some warmer weather and even hotter chess in Durban during the holidays.

Congratulations to Ulrich Wolff on his bronze medal in the B Section!