Month: June 2015

  • Madagascar Open (August 4th-9th)

    The Kasparov Chess Foundation continues to cut a huge swath of chess activity across the African continent. This activity now includes the islands off the coast of Africa. Th 2015 CHESS OPEN INTERNATIONAL DE MADAGASCAR is the latest and will take place August 4th-9th. Interested parties can contact Mr. Yves…

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  • Summer Camp (June 8th-12th)

    Frank Johnson will host a summer chess camp beginning this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. Children ages 5 to 9 are welcome to start off their summer vacation by attending this fun-filled event! There will be chess instruction, games, food and outdoor activities. Children at all experience levels are encouraged. For…

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  • GM Carlsson joins ground-breaking event!

    GM Pontus Carlsson has embarked on a project of social responsibility by helping to organise “Näringslivet tillsammans med Förorten”. This initiative is an effort to create more inclusion of people of ethnic minorities in Sweden through chess. Chess benefits millions because of its widespread appeal to all regardless of social…

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  • Adly gives chess simul in Eritrea!

    GM Ahmed Adly, the current Vice-Champion of Africa, visited Eritrea with FIDE Vice President Lewis Ncube to execute an agenda of spreading chess to the nation of more than six million. Eritrea will certainly have competition in the “Horn of Africa” region as Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia all have active…

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  • Katinsenge top sport administrator in Botswana

    Keenese Katisenge The Public Relations Director of Botswana Chess Federation was crowned the administrator of the year by Botswana National Sports Council. Ms. Keenese Katisenge won the award after she was nominated along side two other administrators. She is highly credited for being instrumental in the promotion of chess in…

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  • Africa

    2015 Millionaire Chess Satellite (Lagos, Nigeria)

    Millionaire Chess Open is gearing up for its second edition in October with three very important events. Back in January it was announced that the Kasparov Chess Foundation Africa (KCFA) would support the MC mission by organizing three satellite tournaments in Africa. The first one was successfully held in Nairobi,…

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  • MCsquared = $1,000,000 + $1,000,000

    We have heard of Einstein’s theory of relativity of e=mc2. The Millionaire Chess organization just came up with its own energetic formula called “Millionaire Square” which comes out to $1,000,000 prize fund plus an additional $1,000,000 for a special contest. Here is Ashley’s explanation… Millionaire Chess is excited to announce…

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