Chess tournament, a success

2018-08-29 06:01
PHOTO: suppliedThe Women’s Month chess tournament saw women of all ages come together to show off their skills.

PHOTO: suppliedThe Women’s Month chess tournament saw women of all ages come together to show off their skills.

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UMGUNGUNDLOVU Chess Association (District Federation) together with Umgeni Knights Chess Club hosted a females chess tournament, called Battle of Queen’s, at Howick Indoor Sports Centre on Saturday, July 18.

The tournament attracted 50 female participants that came from Bruntville, Durban, Imbali, Mafakatini, Edendale, Camperdown, Northdale, UKZN and Howick surrounding areas.

Players played five rounds of the two sections, juniors section and adult section.

The first position for the juniors section was won by Serina Naidoo from Northdale and the first position for the seniors section was won by Nolwande from Durban.

Umgungundlovu Chess Association will also host the Umgungundlovu Spring Chess Open at Maritzburg College on September 1.

The tournament is open to every one.

A donation fee of R50 will be required for players who want to play in section A and a R100 donation for section B.

Umgungundlovu District chess chairperson Lindo Ngubane said of the upcoming event: “We are calling for any organisation or departments or businesses or individuals to help us with donations to buy food for players on the day.

“We also seek support for us to buy a laptop and a projector for us to be able to teach chess and help the affiliated clubs to grow as we are planning to have a league in 2019 that is going to be played during the schools holidays,” he said.

He also encouraged Pietermaritzburg citizens to open their own chess clubs.

For more information you can contact Umgungundlovu District Chess Chairperson Lindo Ngubane at 084 828 3885 or the Secretary Mzwandile Ngcobo at 084 8157 656.

— Supplied.

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