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KNIGHTMARE CLUB WINS CCML TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS

IM Francis Anquandah, six time national champion leads Tema Knightmare Chess Team to victory during the CCML Team Chess Championships which ended at the Theodosia Oko Hockey Stadium 19th September, 2015. The Tema lads had to brush of neck to neck competition from defending champions Alisa through tie-break as both clubs ended with 17 points. Takoradi came third ahead of notable teams such as Dansoman, Legon ...

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Thompson Records Perfect Score in Kumasi

The much awaited Kumasi Chess Classics came to an end last Saturday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium with the purpose of unearthing chess talents and also popularizing the game in the Ashanti Region.  The tournament was organized by the Ghana Chess Association and with sponsorship support from Group Captain George Arko-Dadzie, the GCA President. The 7-round Swiss event was deservedly won by Mr. Edward Thomps ...

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Reiss & Co’s Continuous Support for Ghana Chess

Reiss & Co., established in 1863 in The Netherlands, started operations in the then Gold Coast in 1952 and later became Reiss & Co (Ghana) Ltd. Today, Reiss & Co (Ghana) Ltd is a multi-divisional technical trading house, representing first class overseas manufacturers through its five distinct divisions, i.e. agriculture, veterinary, pharmaceuticals, computers and security equipment and mechanic ...

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REPORT ON NIGEL SHORT’S VISIT TO GHANA

During his two day stay in Ghana, Nigel Short held meetings with the executive council of the Ghana Chess Association to discuss the way forward for development of chess in Ghana, He also paid a courtesy call on the British High Commissioner and also held a meeting with the Director General of the National Sports Authority. He then conducted a 3-hour training session for both professional and amateur chess ...

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OCHUKO EMMANUEL WINS 5th PRESIDENT’S CUP

Nigerian chess player, ochuko Emmanuel took home the star prize of US$700 when he came out tops in the 5th President’s Cup Chess Championships which came to an end on 5th July, 2015 at the Thoedosia Oko Hockey Stadium. The 5 day, 9-round swiss event saw his compatriot, David Erhabor placing second ahead of Hermann Manan from Ivory Coast. IM Francis Anquandah and CM Joseph Jamena ended the event as the top p ...

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NIGEL SHORT TO VISIT GHANA

Well renowned British Grandmaster and once a contender to the world title, Nigel Short will visit Ghana on 30th June and will also be at the opening ceremony of the President’s Cup Championships on 1st July. He has been invited by the Ghana Chess Association to give a public lecture on the game of chess and also host a chess clinic (including a simul) for both professional and amateur chess players in Ghana ...

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2015 ZONE 4.4 YOUTH UNDER-16 TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Under the auspices of the African Chess Confederation, the Ghana Chess Association has the honour of inviting FIDE affiliated African Federations in Zone 4.4 of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) to participate in the 2015 Zone 4.4 Youth Under 16 Team Chess Championships. Read more to download full publication of event below. PDF - ZONE 4.4 YOUTH UNDER-16 TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS ...

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THE LION’S LOUDEST ROAR

Lionel Adu’s impressive performances in recent times reached its peak when he won his first GCA individual open tournament. The 7-round Easter Chess Tournament came to an end on 11th April, 2015 at the Media Center of the Accra Sports Stadium and attracted 14 top players. Lionel, who in 2011 led the western region to win gold at the National Unity Games and disappeared, seems to have resurfaced on the chess ...

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ELIZABETH SEY WINS GOLD AT UG INTER-HALLS

Elizabeth Frances Sey Hall came out winner at this year’s University of Ghana Inter-Halls Chess Championships which came to an end 28th march 2015 and took place at the Athletic Oval of the school campus. The tournament, organized by the Sports Directorate of the school, brought together six halls to battle in the rather dramatic round robin tournament with a time control of 20 mins per player. Participatin ...

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