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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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GHANA JUNIOR TEAM TRIUMPHS OVER TOGO

The National U-16 Chess Team showed expertise and determination when they came from behind to beat their Togolese counterparts 3-2 in a 5 round friendly match encounter on 13th August at the Accra Sports Stadium. Team Ghana comprised of Naren Varyani, Kojo Adu-Gyamfi, Emmanuel Amoah, Audrey Ayiku, Eugenia Quarshie, Nana Owusu Mensah, Emmanuel Bedzrah and Seyram Akpatsa whilst the Togolese team comprised of ...

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GHANA TO PLAY IN THREE NATION TEAM TOURNAMENT

Ghana will be joining West African chess giants Nigeria and hosts Ivory Coast  to play in the Ivory coast invitational tournament from 26-28 June 2015 in Abijan. The Ghana delegation of six shall be led by Philip Ameku, the Vice President of the Ghana Chess Association, meanwhile; other members of the team include Joseph Jamena, Lionel Adu, Carlton Hushie, Daniel Osom and Benard Anhwere. The 6-player team r ...

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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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NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 (FIDE & GCA RATED)

This year’s national chess championships shall take place in November 2015. The format and qualification to play the national championships shall be as follows. EVENT CATEGORIES This event shall feature the Masters, Open, Women’s, and Junior categories. Apart from the masters’ category which is strictly by invitation, all other playing categories are open to all players in that fall within the category. REG ...

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MAY KNOCKOUT CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Seeding and group placements shall be done by listing participants into 4 groups starting with the highest rated player sequentially down to the lowest rated player according to the latest GCA ratings. There shall be four groups (A-D); the top player goes into Group A, 2nd highest player into Group B, and so on. After all the groups have one player it starts all over again at Group A. so in this example Gro ...

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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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