Click on the logo of CHESSA – (first image in this post) Chess South Africa – to visit the official site of Chess in South Africa. The link will open in a new window. You will find a link to the results on the Official site. I will try my best to get hold of results too as I am eager to blog this tournament. I have contacted some of the officials today – 1st July – and waiting to hear from them.
For pairings of all the rounds -and results- please click here on this Chessa-link. The link will open in a new window.
Players at the African Youth CC: Nina de Swart vs Ezet Roos and in the top image: two SA girls
The African Youth Chess Championship event is an historic first as it is the First African Age Group Championship taking place on the Continent. The first move was made by the Chessa President and Mr Dabilani Buthali, from the African Chess Union.
Image: Cape Tourism
Image: Cape Tourism
African Youth Chess Championship 2009: Schedule
30th June to 9th July 2009
Cape Town – South Africa
Chess South Africa, under the auspices of the African Chess Union, has the pleasure of inviting all African Federations affiliated to FIDE to participate at the 1stAfrican Youth Chess Championship.
The winner of each age group (girls and boys) will have the personal right to participate in the 2009 World Youth Chess Championships in Turkey.
The winners in every age category (girls: WFM, WCM and boys: FM, CM) will be awarded FIDE Titles respectively as under
1 player in 1st place: FM Title
2 players in 1st place: 1st player FM Title. 2nd player CM Title
3 or more players in 1st place: 1st player FM, 2nd player CM and 3rd player CM.
Deadline for registration was 25th April 2009.
Click HERE for the Official site of Chess South Africa (CHESSA) to read all the details. The link will open in a new window.
PAIRINGS ROUND 6
Pairings round 6: boys U10, U12, U14 – click on the images for a larger view. Scores can also be seen
Pairings round 6: boys U16, U18
Pairings round 6: Girls U10, U12, U14
Pairings round 6: Girls U16, U18
Final Results: African Youth Chess Championships – click on the image for a larger view.
The Management of Mid Gauteng Chess Union are proud to announce that Stefan du Toit has won the under 14 Section and is therefore the new under 14 African Youth Champion. Stephan has been awarded the Fide Master Title! A fantastic performance by Roland Bezuidenhout has awarded him the second place in the under 12 section. The Management and Members congratulate you both on these excellent accomplishments.