Chess star, Kajol Naidoo, is ecstatic to have won the South African Chess Junior Championships U10 division title. She chats to Babsie Kutwana about her victory and challenges of playing chess virtually due to Covid-19 restrictions #SaturdaySmile
#SaturdaySmile South Africa’s chess champion, Jesse February, will represent the country at the FIDE World Chess Championship after recently winning gold at the 2021 African Individual Chess Championship in Malawi. #GoGirls
#MondayMotivation South African eSports stars, Julia Robson and Anneke Lourens encourage young girls to venture into gaming as the sport is on a rapid rise in the country, making Mzansi the leader of the game on the African continent. #GoGirls
We kickstart our #FreedomMonth coverage with an exciting #gsportTop10 showcasing up and coming champions who are using their freedom to rise to put SA sport on the map. All ten recipients of this list are former gsport Award winners who have excelled locally and internationally across various sporting codes. #FreedomFriday
More is being done to raise the profile of women’s sport than ever before it reflects in another bumper monthly edition of #GAL2021 Newsmakers as we unveil February’s List!
Saudah Bhaimia is the first woman in Mind Sports South Africa’s history to climb to the top of the rankings for the Morabaraba game.
South Africa lead the way for women at the 2010 World Cyber Games in Los Angeles, USA, when record-breaking eSports gamer, Michelle Marder became the first female globally to become a National Team Manager of an eSport team.
Unveiling a star-studded January list of Newsmakers ahead of the third edition of the #GAL2021 event in December
Lenel Human becomes the first woman elected as Mind Sports South Africa’s Gauteng Provincial Director to boost the growth of eSports in the province.
Saudah Bhaimia becomes first South African female gamer to win the SA National Board Games Championship three times in a row in the Morabaraba game.
Encouraging young girls to get involved, Mind Sports SA’s Clash Royale national champ Anneke Lourens chats about gaming, and the opportunities available for women in the sport
Nelson Mandela University student, Charlize van Zyl aims to make her mark on the international chess scene. She is currently gearing up for next year’s World Chess Olympiad.