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Over 30 young women travelled from around the country to pit their skills against each other. There was a great buzz around Cresta on Thursday when the event was officially opened.
Defending champion Melissa Greeff said she was looking forward to defending her title. Carmen de Jager, the South Africa Women’s Closed Champion in 2006 is also participating.
She has been analyzing players and promoting her book, Chess Bitch: Women in the Ultimate Intellectual Sport.
Today, Jennifer played 17 players in a simultaneous event. She beat 15 of them and drew with two players.
The last round of the SA Women’s Open takes place on Sunday, and prize-giving takes place at 4pm.