Mawuli The Wonder Boy
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Mawuli The Wonder Boy

Ghana’s rising star, Mawuli Richardson (1473) of the Knightmare Chess Club, Tema caused a major upset in the second round of the ongoing African Youth Chess Championships as he beat Egypt’s Wafa Hamed (2024) in an amazing game despite the enormous rating gap between them ending the day with a perfect score of 2/2 and racking up an amazing 36.80 rating points to place second in the U14…

Isaac Okeke: Perfect first day
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Isaac Okeke: Perfect first day

Number 1 seed for the U18 category: Nigeria’s Isaac Okeke shows strong mental fortitude as he wins his tiring first game against Le Roux Emile (RSA) after 73 moves and goes on to beat his second opponent Mcligeyo Robert (KEN) in another equally exciting game to finish the first day with a perfect performance 0f 2/2.  #AYCC2021 #ghanachess #africanchess                                                                           Article by Der Schwarze Konig

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National Youth Online Chess Championships 2021

The National Youth Chess Championship is an annual event where the youth in the age categories of Under 18yrs, Under 16yrs, and Under 14yrs compete over the chessboard for the National Prize of National Champion in their respective categories. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event was held online (First of its kind). Below…

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CHECKMATE COVID-19

Featured <h2>A Roadmap Towards Resumption of OTB Chess</h2> <h3>A must read for all chess players, affiliated bodies / clubs, chess coaches, officials and all chess aficionados.</h3> <a href=”https://ghanachess.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/CHECKMATE_COVID-19_30-06-2020_EDITION-1.pdf” role=”button”> Download Here </a> <img width=”640″ height=”426″ src=”https://ghanachess.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/WhatsApp-Image-2020-06-30-at-20.35.19-1024×682.jpeg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/ghanachess.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/WhatsApp-Image-2020-06-30-at-20.35.19.jpeg?resize=1024%2C682&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i2.wp.com/ghanachess.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/WhatsApp-Image-2020-06-30-at-20.35.19.jpeg?resize=300%2C200&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/ghanachess.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/WhatsApp-Image-2020-06-30-at-20.35.19.jpeg?resize=768%2C511&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/ghanachess.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/WhatsApp-Image-2020-06-30-at-20.35.19.jpeg?resize=128%2C85&amp;ssl=1 128w, https://i2.wp.com/ghanachess.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/WhatsApp-Image-2020-06-30-at-20.35.19.jpeg?resize=32%2C21&amp;ssl=1 32w, https://i2.wp.com/ghanachess.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/WhatsApp-Image-2020-06-30-at-20.35.19.jpeg?resize=600%2C399&amp;ssl=1 600w, https://i2.wp.com/ghanachess.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/WhatsApp-Image-2020-06-30-at-20.35.19.jpeg?w=1080&amp;ssl=1 1080w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px”…

GHANA NATIONAL INDIVIDUAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS
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GHANA NATIONAL INDIVIDUAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Russia 2020 Olympiad Qualifier VENUE : Presidential Lounge, Accra Sports Stadium DATES: Men’s finals (20th – 23rd Feb)Women’s finals (20th -23rd Feb)Open Section (22nd&23rd Feb) START TIME : 9am each day ENTRY FEES : Ghc100 for adults and Ghc 60 for students (Open Section only) LIVE GAMES There will be a live broadcast of top…

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Notice of 2020 GCA Annual Congress

Date: 15th February, 2020Venue: Accra Sports StadiumTime: 8:30am prompt Agenda:1. Opening2. Roll call3. Approval of agenda4. Approval of minutes of last meeting5. Report of GCA President6. Report of GCA Secretary7. Financial report& Auditor’s Report8. Consideration of 2020 GCA calendar and other plans for the year9. Composition of 2020 GCA Committees10. Continuation of constitution changes11. AoB…

2019 African Junior Chess Championships
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2019 African Junior Chess Championships

The 2019 Africa Junior Chess Championship started on Friday, October 25 at the Paloma Hotel in Accra, with host nation Ghana aiming for a place in the World Chess Championship in Russia. The week long competition will end on Sunday, November 3. The competition would draw participants from countries including Kenya, South Africa, Algeria, Egypt,…

AMERICAN CHESS DUO TO VISIT GHANA
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AMERICAN CHESS DUO TO VISIT GHANA

Ghana Chess Association announces to the information of the general public about the visit of American Chess Duo Maurice Ashley and Rochelle Ballantyne to conduct a workshop and mentorship program from 11th to 14th October, 2019 in Accra. Maurice is a well renowned author, chess commentator and the first Black to ever obtain the coveted…

2019 National Youth Chess Championships Report
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2019 National Youth Chess Championships Report

There was an exceptional show of talent at the 2019 National Youth Chess Championships which took place at DPS International School Auditorium on the 8th of June, 2019 featuring over 90 players in 7 different age categories namely; under 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and the new U-8 and girls-only categories. A champion’s beauty is next…