Their vision is to create a respected club of high calibre chess players that are passionate for the game and to encourage and develop new players of all ages.
The Dolphin Coast Chess Club's local chess coach, Siphamandla Nkosi, a qualified chess arbiter (first in the Ilembe district), was selected to arbiter at the South African Junior Chess Championships (SAJCC) held in Cape Town earlier this year. Nkosi, known to his players as Coach Spa, has been involved in chess for13years and has been coaching the Umhlali Preparatory chess players and all Senior Primary pupils for the past10years. His qualification ensures that our local tournaments can qualify as rated tournaments. This is a huge advantage for our local players as it offers them the opportunity to play skilled players and challenges them to improve the level of their gam
Most of the members have represented their province at the South African Junior Chess Championship (SAJCC) and placed within the top 3 for Top Schools.
The club will be hosting their first rated tournament for the year, this Saturday 9 April 2016 at Umhlali Preparatory School, registration starts from 7am. Tournament consists of 3 sections; Junior Primary, Senior Primary and High School. Loads of prizes to be won.
For further details, please contact Coach Spa on 073 501 3116 or email dolphincoastchessclub.com
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