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20 Jul

2024 Midstream Open Chess Tournament

This is an official Tshwane Chess Tournament for that counts towards a 60:60 tournament for the current year’s Etienne Lewis (Team Trials) invitation.
Venue: 1 Ashford St, Midstream Estate, Olifantsfontein
Date: July 20, 2024
Format: 5 Rounds Swiss Tournament: 55:55 + 5 sec / increment
All sections rated by Chess SA.
Sections A & B will be FIDE rated. If your opponent’s FIDE rating is over 1800, the round cannot be FIDE rated per FIDE regulations.
Host: Tshwane Chess Region
Entries close: July 18, 2024 8:00 PM
Payment Details:
  • Account Holder: Tshwane Chess Region
  • Bank: ABSA
  • Branch: 632005
  • Account no: 408 695 3485

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We continuously strive to refine our tournament sections and rating groups. Please bear with us and note the updated brackets!
  • Section A: Highest of Chess SA or Fide Rating >= 1490
  • Section B: Highest of Chess SA or Fide Rating 1190 – 1500
  • Section C: Highest of Chess SA or Fide Rating 0 – 1200
  • U8 – U12 Sections:
    • u8: born 2017 or later
    • u10: born 2015 or 2016
    • u12: born 2013 or 2014

Time to hone your skills and get ready for the Etienne Lewis Team Trials! Let’s sharpen those Kings and Pawns and make every move count!

20 Jul

2024 Allstars Unrated Chess Tournament

Venue: Curro Academy Soshanguve Primary School
Date: July 20, 2024
Format: 5 Rounds Rapid Tournament: 20:20
Host: Allstars Chess Tournaments
Entries close: July 19, 2024 12:30 PM
Payment Details:
  • Account Holder: Allstars Chess Tournaments
  • Bank: Standard Bank
  • Branch: 632005
  • Account no: 100 810 196 78

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Sections:

    • Adult Males – Male players born before 2006
    • Adult Females – Female players born before 2006
    • All U/9 – U/18 Players will be required to wear school uniform.
    • U18 Males –  Male players born during 2006, 2007 or 2008
    • U18 Females – Female players born during 2006, 2007 or 2008
    • U15 Males – Male players born during 2009 or 2010
    • U15 Females – Female players born during 2009 or 2010
    • U13 Males – Male players born during 2011 or 2012
    • U13 Females – Female players born during 2011 or 2012
    • U11 Males – Male players born 2013 and 2014
    • U11 Females – Female players born 2013 and 2014
    • U9 Males – Male players born 2015 and after
    • U9 Females – Female players born 2015 and after

21 Jul

2024 Tshwane Chess Fide Rated Blitz League Championships 3 of 4

Venue: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk – Eldoraigne
Date: July 21, 2024
Format: 9 Rounds Blitz Tournament: 3:3 Minutes + 2 seconds increments
Sections: The top 10 FIDE-rated players will compete in a round-robin section. The remaining players will compete in Section B. The winner and second-place finisher in Section B will earn a spot in the round-robin section for the next tournament.
All sections rated by Chess SA.
All Section will be rated by FIDE
Host: Tshwane Chess Region
Entries close: July 21, 2024 6:00 AM
Payment Details:
  • Account Holder: Tshwane Chess Region
  • Bank: ABSA
  • Branch: 632005
  • Account no: 408 695 3485

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Follow-up Tournaments:

  • 2024 Tshwane Chess Blitz FIDE RATED League Championship 3 of 4: 18 August 2024
  • THE TOP 3 WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT TSHWANE PRIZE GIVING ON 14 SEPTEMBER 2024

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