2016 Africa Zone 4.4 Individual Championship

2016 Africa Zone 4.4 Individual Championship

Under the auspices of the African Chess Confederation (ACC), the Ghana Chess Association (GCA) has the honor of inviting all chess federations in Zone 4.4 that are affiliated to th ...

KNIGHTMARE CLUB WINS CCML TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS

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 Stadiu ...

Thompson Records Perfect Score in Kumasi

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 t ...

2015 Team Championship

2015 Team Championship

Register to participate in this years edition. For instruction to participation follow the link championship regulation ...

GHANA JUNIOR TEAM TRIUMPHS OVER TOGO

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 Aug ...

Reiss & Co’s Continuous Support for Ghana Chess

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 ...

REPORT ON NIGEL SHORT’S VISIT TO GHANA

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, ...

GHANAIAN AWARDED CHESS INTERNATIONAL MASTER TITLE

Six time Ghana National Chess Champion, Francis Anquandah emerged winner of the Zone 4.4 Individual Chess Championships that took place at Yaounde, Cameroon from November 21 to 29 2014. He scored 7.5 out of the possible 9 to win the crown. This has made not only him the first Ghanaian to be awarded with an International Master title but also gets him automatic qualification to participate in the African Ind ...

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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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