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ALISA CHESS CLUB WINS GOLD

Alisa Chess Club was crowned Club Champions at the keenly contested the Inter Clubs Chess Championship that came to an end on 22 September 2014 at the Media Center of the Accra Sports Stadium. This feat however didn’t come easy as they had to win on tally difference after finishing with the same points as the University of Ghana Chess Club. Robi’s Chess Club also came close as they finished third with 4 poi ...

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KOJO HASFORD AND ANGELA AYIKU SUCCESSFULLY DEFEND NATIONAL CHESS TITLES IN GHANA

PRESS RELEASE – 2014 NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP Kojo Hasford, defended the National Title when he obtained 7½ points out of 9 games played, while Angela Ayiku won the Ladies’ version in the just ended National Chess Championship sponsored by the Kasparov Chess Foundation, Zoobashop, Indomie, Sterling Project Group, Mobius Architecture and Citizen Scratch Ventures. The 2014 National Chess Championship which ...

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PHILIP AMEKU AND ANGELA AYIKU WIN FOUNDER’S DAY CHESS COMPETITION

Philip Ameku, formerly of the University of Ghana Chess Club, clinched his first major win in a national open championship when he obtained 6½ points out of 7, while Angela Ayiku won the ladies' version in the September 2012 National Open Chess Tournament organised in honour of our founder, Dr Kwame Nkrumah on Founder's Day. In a tournament, which attracted a strong field of players including Dr Sekou Nkrum ...

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TWO GHANAIAN CHESS PLAYERS MAKE CANDIDATE MASTER TITLE AT WORLD CHESS OLYMPIAD

Ghana presented a team of 5 players for the 40th World Chess Olympiad that took place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 27th August to 10 September and for the first time in the history of the game in Ghana two of the players made the title of Candidate Master. Playing among a strong field of grandmasters, international masters and World Federation masters the Ghanaian duo of Francis Anquandah and Edward Nii Lampte ...

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Recap (2012) – NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Ghana National Individual Chess Championship 2012 was held at the Accra Sports Stadium-Accra from January 2 to January 7, 2012. The system and rate of play was;7 round swiss,90 minutes per player per game for the first round to select the best six players from twelve. The qualified six then engaged in a 5 round robin to determine the national champion.The rate of play was 90 minutes per player. The twel ...

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NATIONAL CHESS LEAGUE

The National Chess League took of successfully on Ghana's Republic day, friday 1st July,2011 in the morning at the Media Center of the Accra Sports Stadium. Six Teams from The Medical School led Henry Ackun,Dansoman(Micheal Amanor) Stadium Club (Lionel Adu) Team Hasford and Team Busumtwi led by veteran Billy Busumtwi and Team Nii Koney. The league will be played monthly and the winner will take home a troph ...

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GHANA LOSES TO LIBERIA IN INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY

Ghana will host Liberia in a two round contest at the Accra Sports Stadium on February 19, 2011. The friendly is to serve as a warm up for the two chess federations in the upcoming ECOWAS CHESS COMPETITION . MR. Archie Varmah, spokesperson for the Liberian national chess team, say that liberian are going to field a crack liberian side that includes Passway and CO. BALLOTING WILL BE DONE AT 8.30 A.M AND THE ...

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CLASSICAL VARIATION OF THE KING’S INDIAN DEFENSE

Once again the debate on who is who in the Kings Indian/Modern defense continue at the end of year open competition at the media center, Ohene Djan stadium ,Accra on December 27,2010. Inform Eddie Nii Thompson crushed his opponents with ease and took away the winning prize. Thompson scored 5 out of 5. The highlight of the competition was round 3 when he met Kojo Hasford. With the white pieces in hand Thomps ...

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