Curro Hermanus hosts second Overberg Rapid for 2022

On the 14th of May 2022, the Overberg Chess Federation hosted their second rapid event for 2022. The tournament took place at Curro Hermanus, and was well attended with more than 120 players coming from as far as Cape Town. Tournament consisted of an U/8, U/10, U/14, U/16 and Open…

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First 2022 Overberg Chess Rapid Tournament

On the 9th of April 2022, the Overberg Chess Federation held their first rapid tournament for 2022. 88 players from all over the Overberg took part, including some of our very own from the Hermanus Chess Club. This was the first federation tournament that has been hosted this year, excluding…

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Local Chess Champ Represents South Africa at 2022 ASICC

Connor Opperman (age 11) recently received his Chess SA colours and was selected to represent South Africa at the 2021 African Schools Individual Chess Championship which was held in Nairobi, Kenya. The tournament took place over the course of a week (13th - 19th of December) with players playing two…

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Hermanus Chess Club Handicap Rapid

On the 11th of December 2021, the Hermanus Chess Club hosted it's very first Handicap Rapid tournament at the Hermanus Sports Club. There was a total of 36 players from all over the Overberg, including players from Villiersdorp, Kleinmond and Zwelihle. Players were divded into four sections (Beginners, U/12, U/18…

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Western Cape Schools Individuals 2021

On the 23rd of October 2021, the Western Cape Schools Individual chess tournament took place at Swartberg Secondary school in Caledon. More than 150 players from across the Western Cape (Eden, Overberg, Cape Winelands, Metro and West Coast) competed to get their Western Cape colours and be chosen for the…

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Western Cape Club Championships 2021

On the 15th of October 2021, the Western Cape Club Championships took place at the Wilderness Hotel in Eden over the course of three days. The tournament consisted of an A, B and C section with various clubs from all over the Western Cape competing in this prestigeous event. The…

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National Curro Cup 2021

On the 28th of August, Curro held it's annual Curro Cup, where learners from across the country compete against one another in their respective age groups. The event was held on lichess and was divided into a primary school and high school section. We are proud to announce that three of our…

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Round 6-10 of the Overberg Chess League 2021

On the 14th of August 2021, the Hermanus Chess Club competed in the second half of the 2021 Overberg Chess League. This was after it had been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. But nonetheless it was a successful turnout. The tournament was divided into two sections of Junior and Senior…

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Inter Curro Chess Tournament 2021

The Hermanus Chess Club is extremely proud of two of our members. Ethan Higham and Connor Opperman recently competed in the National Curro Chess Championships, held on the 29th of May 2021. Both players came out tops and won their respective age categories. The tournament was hosted by Curro Sport,…

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2021 Overberg Chess League Round 1-5

On the 5th of June 2021, the Hermanus Chess Club competed in the 2021 Overberg Club League hosted by Overberg Laerskool (Ovies). The tournament format was a 30/30 Round Robin, with each team (Junior and Senior) consisting of 5 players along with 2 reserves. This was the first 5 of…

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