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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...

Zimbabwe Olympic Committee elections: Nominations open on the 24th of February

Nominations for the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (ZOC) elections will be open from today 24th of February to the 26th of March. Therefore ZOC affiliated national federations are being asked to nominate candidates for various posts. Nominations forms and the notice...

Shaba thrilled after finishing 4th in the Africa Individual Online Rapid Chess Championship

It would be nice to have people recognize what Linda Shaba does for Zimbabwe chess. Ever since online chess was introduced an enthusiastic Linda has utilized the opportunity and played several competitive games. Nigeria was scheduled to host the 2021...

ZCF announce team for the Zone 4.5 team chess championship

Zimbabwe Chess Federation yesterday announced the team that will participate in the Zone 4.5 team chess championship. The team is comprised of 14 players and  majority of them took part in the FIDE Online Olympiad  in August. In the open section...

Zone 4.5 team chess championship goes virtual

  During a zonal virtual meeting held in August,  president of all the national chess federation in Zone 4.5 agreed to host the revised zone 4.5 team chess championship. The tournament will kick off from the 16th to the 18th of...
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