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Eric Takawira Ladies Invitational Chess tournament igniting girls interest in chess

International the Queen's Gambit captured the International world of the game of chess. Back home in Zimbabwe, the Eric Takawira Ladies Invitational Chess tournament has ignited girls' interest in chess. The joint champion of the 2006 Zimbabwe Open joined hands...

Jesse February prepares for 3rd consecutive appearance at the Olympiad

The curtain has fallen at the African Individual Chess Championship after nine interesting and competitive rounds at Golden Peacock Hotel in Malawi. 24- year Springbok chess player Jesse February made her international debut at the age of 17 at the...

Charinda lift flag high at the African Individual Chess Championship

Zimbabwe's WCM Kudzanayi Charinda finished in the sixth position at the just ended African Individual Chess Championship in Malawi. Despite her starting ranking being 10th a sterling performance from Charinda saw her finishing 6th out of 34. A total of...

Minister Msungama officially opens Africa Individual Chess Championship

The Africa Individual Chess Championship has officially opened at the Golden Peacock Hotel in Lilongwe, Malawi. Almost all the leading chess players in the continent are participating in the championships. The opening ceremony was attended by Minister of Youth and...

FIDE to host Arbiters Seminar in Malawi

Chess Association Malawi, in partnership with world chess governing body FIDE, will host a three-day FIDE Arbiters' Seminars this month. Also, read National Bank Of Malawi partners with the Chess Association of Malawi The intensive three-day Seminar, designed to train Arbiters'...

Sports gallow as Zimbabwe celebrate Independence Day

Today marks 41 years of independence from British colonial rule for Zimbabweans. Traditionally tens of thousands flock to independence day festivities around the country, but due to the novel covid-19 gatherings have been prohibited. Despite the prohibition of public gatherings, several...

Malawi to host 2021 Africa Individual Chess Championship

Top chess players in the continent are expected to take part in the Africa Individual Chess Championship. Africa Chess awarded the hosting rights of the prestigious individual chess championship to Malawi. The announcement come after Malawi Chess recently signed an MOU...

Charinda and Shaba triumphs in the ZCF Easter Chess Open

After a year off the radar ZCF, traditional Easter Chess Open happened behind closed doors from the 2nd to the 4th of April at Joina City. The tournament had three sections namely open, ladies, and developmental sections. In respect to...

Over-the-board chess resume with the Zimbabwe Chess Easter Open

It's the big question that every chess player has been asking: when will we start playing over the board chess again? That doubt, centering the resumption of over-the-board chess has been answered.  Also, read Zone 4.5 team chess championship goes...

National Bank Of Malawi partners with the Chess Association of Malawi

In a landmark development in regional chess yesterday the National Bank Of Malawi announced that they will be sponsoring the Chess Association of Malawi. Several chess federations in the region have struggled to get corporate support during these times of...
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