Categories Archives: Chess

Funding woes hinder draft activities

By Robert Kumwenda Inadequate funding has been said as one of the major factors that are affecting the activities of the Association of Draft in Malawi. President of the association said this in an exclusive interview with Malawi Sports, He said Malawi pa

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ZAMBIAN DEFEATS LOCAL CHESS PLAYERS

The Zambian, Godwin Phiri took chess to another level as he humiliated Local top chess players during Mdina International Open Chess tournament at Simama Hotel in Lilongwe on Sunday. The three-day tournament, which started on Friday, attracted 10 Zambians

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Chess players’ ban not valid’

The validity of a two-year ban imposed on chess players Joseph Mwale, Joseph Nyambalo and Vitumbiko Gondwe has been put into doubt following Malawi National Council of Sports’ (MNCS) revelations that no document exists on the suspension. Chess Associati

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Chessam revives club championships

Chess Association of Malawi (Chessam) plans to revive club competitions by introducing National Club Championships. According to Chessam spokesperson Makhosi Nyirenda, the club competition, which will be introduced in partnership with Kumudzi Centre, star

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Chipanga scoops fourth slot at SA Open Chess

Candidate Master Chiletso Chipanga finished fourth at the South African Open Chess Championship on Sunday. With four wins from five games, the Zomba-based chess player tied on 4 points with a South African player, but a Buccholz tie-breaking system forced

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Junior Chess Championship preps underway

Preparations for 2016 Africa Junior Chess Championship started over the weekend in Mzuzu with a two-day boys tournament held at Katoto Secondary School. Rombani Kalua from Royal Private Secondary School left an indelible mark as he emerged the best among

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Mwale named best chess player in SA

Malawi chess gladiator Joseph Mwale continues to make headlines in the South Africa where he has won a second successive Player of The Year accolade at the Glenwood Chess Club (GCC). For his success, the 21-year-old former national champion took home a tr

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