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
Department of Sport, Arts and Culture,, Minister Nathi Mthethwa, has given non-contact sport the green light to resume training and playing, while non-contact sport will be allowed to train in a staggered, controlled manner.
South Africa’s youngest chess ace, Minentle Miya, will be vying for the School Sports Star of the Year accolade at the gsport Awards ceremony later this month to claim a treble for 2019.
Eight year old self-made chess whiz Minentle Miya – the youngest-ever gsport Awards finalist – is up against leading SA U16 squash star, Awande Malinga and SA’s 2nd-ranked junior golfer, Kaiyuree Moodley, for the 2019 gsport Schools Sport Star Award.
She has represented South Africa and won medals galore, but senior ‘trike’ para-cyclist Toni Mould dreams of closing a circle by participating at am SASAPD Championships as a senior cyclist.
Ten-year-old Sune du Toit has been climbing the ranks of local chess with quiet determination, but a meeting with US-based chess master provided inspiration enough for Sune to go for broke, and her efforts have been rewarded with her selection to represent SA at the World Youth Chess Championships to be held in Vietnam, during […]
First National Bank (FNB) is to invest R100 000 in a three-year sponsorship of the National Girls’ Sport Festival, an event in which 20 of the country’s top girls’ schools pit their skills against each other in various sporting codes from the 1st to 3rd of May, the bank announced Friday.
Carmen de Jager with the trophy she received after winning the 2008 SA Women’s Closed Chess Championships in Belville, Cape Town last month. 2008 has started off on a good note for 19-year-old Carmen de Jager and it already promises to be another special year. Last month, the Pretoria resident won the SA Women’s […]
The coveted South Africa Women’s Closed Chess Championships trophy is up for grabs, and a winner will be announced on Saturday. The top eight women chess players in South Africa are currently fighting for a place in the S A Women’s Chess Team that is scheduled to play in the Chess Olympiad in Dresden, Germany […]