Welcome to the South African Chess Hub

Welcome to the South African Chess Hub, the FREE  online chess community where you will find the latest chess events, directory listing of coaches and clubs near you and lots of other chess information!!
Our mission is to promote and develop chess in South Africa as a sport, recreational and educational activity by increasing participation in chess related activities thereby increasing opportunities for local chess players and coaches.

Events Calendar

Featured events

Kraaifontein Open 16 - 18 December 2022
Cape Town Masters Challenge 4-8 January 2023

Upcoming chess events in South Africa

Team South Africa - Chess.com - ALWAYS OPEN

Team South Africa - Chess.com - ALWAYS OPEN

Team South Africa - Chess.com - ALWAYS OPEN This is an Unofficial and largest Chess.com Team for South African players. Players from all countries are [...]
TSA "Online Chess Club" - Registration

TSA "Online Chess Club" - Registration

TSA Online Chessa Rated Club Open for all Rating Bands - R100 admin fee (Once off) INCLUDED: Official Chessa ID after playing a Thursday Tournament [...]
Soweto Chess Tournament

Soweto Chess Tournament

05/12/2022 - 10/12/2022    
08:00 - 18:00
Hello Chess World. I'm Mpho Alan Seakatsie from Johannesburg Soweto. I'm not so much of a chess professional. We'll be hosting a chess tournament this [...]
TSA- Thursday RATED 17:15

TSA- Thursday RATED 17:15

TSA Club Members - Open for all Ratings - R100 admin fee (ONCE OFF) Step 1 Register: https://bit.ly/TSARegister Step 2 Payment of R100 for Admin fee [...]
TSA Chess.com - Thursdays - 7pm - Chessa Rated

TSA Chess.com - Thursdays - 7pm - Chessa Rated

08/12/2022    
19:00 - 20:30
TSA Online Chessa Rated Club Open for all Rating Bands - R100 admin fee (Once off) INCLUDED: Official Chessa ID after playing a Thursday Tournament [...]
115th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

115th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

09/12/2022    
19:00 - 20:30
South African Chess Hub presents 115th Friday Night Weekly Blitz Arena   Elite Format - 3+2 with berserk Tournament link: https://lichess.org/tournament/6D4YxLrv Join our Whatsapp group [...]
Hermanus Chess Club Handicap Rapid 2022

Hermanus Chess Club Handicap Rapid 2022

10/12/2022    
09:00 - 13:00
Registration link: forms.gle/vLB2zhcDJnyx1JaB9 Chief Arbiter: Ethan Higham Email: ethanhiggie10@gmail.com Whatsapp: 073 641 7346 Chairman & LOC: Martin Brink Email: martin.brink72@gmail.com Whatsapp: 076 593 0010 Format [...]
Chess GAMIFICATION – Learn, Play and Win CASH PRIZES

Chess GAMIFICATION – Learn, Play and Win CASH PRIZES

12/12/2022    
All Day
TOTAL CASH PRIZES WORTH R5 445,00 ARE YOU GAME? 4 lessons and tricky quizzes are only open to maximum of 100 participants TOP 8 participants [...]
TSA- Thursday RATED 17:15

TSA- Thursday RATED 17:15

TSA Club Members - Open for all Ratings - R100 admin fee (ONCE OFF) Step 1 Register: https://bit.ly/TSARegister Step 2 Payment of R100 for Admin fee [...]
TSA Chess.com - Thursdays - 7pm - Chessa Rated

TSA Chess.com - Thursdays - 7pm - Chessa Rated

15/12/2022    
19:00 - 20:30
TSA Online Chessa Rated Club Open for all Rating Bands - R100 admin fee (Once off) INCLUDED: Official Chessa ID after playing a Thursday Tournament [...]
Kraaifontein Open 2022

Kraaifontein Open 2022

16/12/2022 - 18/12/2022    
09:00 - 17:00
R100.00 - R300.00
Kraaifontein Open 2022 Venues: Monument Park High School, Kraaifontein & Kraaifontein Public Library Date:  16 - 18 December 2022   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FULL [...]
116th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

116th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

16/12/2022    
19:00 - 20:30
South African Chess Hub presents 116th Friday Night Weekly Blitz Arena   Elite Format - 3+0 with berserk Tournament link:  https://lichess.org/tournament/IY5UCab4   Join our Whatsapp [...]
TSA- Thursday RATED 17:15

TSA- Thursday RATED 17:15

TSA Club Members - Open for all Ratings - R100 admin fee (ONCE OFF) Step 1 Register: https://bit.ly/TSARegister Step 2 Payment of R100 for Admin fee [...]
TSA Chess.com - Thursdays - 7pm - Chessa Rated

TSA Chess.com - Thursdays - 7pm - Chessa Rated

22/12/2022    
19:00 - 20:30
TSA Online Chessa Rated Club Open for all Rating Bands - R100 admin fee (Once off) INCLUDED: Official Chessa ID after playing a Thursday Tournament [...]
117th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

117th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

23/12/2022    
19:00 - 20:30
South African Chess Hub presents 117th Friday Night Weekly Blitz Arena   Elite Format - 3+2 with berserk Tournament link:  https://lichess.org/tournament/KEgRjkNh   Join our Whatsapp [...]
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