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 South African chess events and lots of other chess information!!

Featured events

Midvaal Winter Classic (13 July 2024) - Meyerton Town Hall, Meyerton
Curro Durbanville Chess – Open Rapid 2024 (13 July 2024) - Durbanville, Western Cape
Evaton Primary School Chess Club International Chess Day Tournament (20 July 2024) - Evaton West, Gauteng
Western Cape Women's Championship (08-11 August 2024) - Club Mykonos, Langebaan

Events Calendar

Upcoming chess events in South Africa

Randburg Winter Swiss 2024 (3 of 7)

Randburg Winter Swiss 2024 (3 of 7)

Randburg Chess Club Winter Swiss 2024 Seven Round Swiss OTB Tournament Dates – 11 June to 30 July Rest Day 2 July due to some [...]
Wednesday Social at Chariots Bar

Wednesday Social at Chariots Bar

26/06/2024    
17:30 - 20:30
Join us for a delightful midweek chess escape at Chariots Bar every Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm! Our Wednesday Socials are a perfect [...]
196th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

196th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

28/06/2024    
19:00 - 20:30
South African Chess Hub presents 196th Friday Night Weekly Blitz Arena   Friday Night Blitz - 3+2 with berserk Tournament link:  https://lichess.org/tournament/Dc3ZgqYE     Join [...]
JMC Rapid 2024 NG Weltevreden

JMC Rapid 2024 NG Weltevreden

29/06/2024    
08:30 - 12:30
R200.00
Chess In The Park (Greenpoint, Cape Town)

Chess In The Park (Greenpoint, Cape Town)

Anyone and everyone is welcome. We have 10 boards and 4 clocks. If you want you can bring along your board and or clocks you [...]
Wednesday Social at Chariots Bar

Wednesday Social at Chariots Bar

03/07/2024    
17:30 - 20:30
Join us for a delightful midweek chess escape at Chariots Bar every Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm! Our Wednesday Socials are a perfect [...]
197th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

197th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

05/07/2024    
19:00 - 20:30
South African Chess Hub presents 197th Friday Night Weekly Blitz Arena   Friday Night Blitz - 3+0 with berserk Tournament link:  https://lichess.org/tournament/2MaJx13D     Join [...]
Randburg Winter Swiss 2024 (4 of 7)

Randburg Winter Swiss 2024 (4 of 7)

Randburg Chess Club Winter Swiss 2024 Seven Round Swiss OTB Tournament Dates – 11 June to 30 July Rest Day 2 July due to some [...]
Wednesday Social at Chariots Bar

Wednesday Social at Chariots Bar

10/07/2024    
17:30 - 20:30
Join us for a delightful midweek chess escape at Chariots Bar every Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm! Our Wednesday Socials are a perfect [...]
198th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

198th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

12/07/2024    
19:00 - 20:30
South African Chess Hub presents 198th Friday Night Weekly Blitz Arena   Friday Night Blitz - 3+2 with berserk Tournament link:  https://lichess.org/tournament/iCiiqt3Q     Join [...]
Midvaal Winter Classic

Midvaal Winter Classic

13/07/2024    
All Day
R100.00 - R250.00
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TOURNAMENT BROCHURE 7 Round Rapid event. 30/30 Format R17 000 in prize money   Proudly sponsored by Midvaal Local Municipality.   [...]
Curro Durbanville Chess - Open Rapid 2024

Curro Durbanville Chess - Open Rapid 2024

13/07/2024    
08:30 - 16:30
R100.00 - R150.00
Open to ALL players   Sections Criteria Entry Fee Time Control Championship   6 Round Swiss (CHESSA rating 1500 & above) R 150 25/25 +10 [...]
Randburg Winter Swiss 2024 (5 of 7)

Randburg Winter Swiss 2024 (5 of 7)

Randburg Chess Club Winter Swiss 2024 Seven Round Swiss OTB Tournament Dates – 11 June to 30 July Rest Day 2 July due to some [...]
Wednesday Social at Chariots Bar

Wednesday Social at Chariots Bar

17/07/2024    
17:30 - 20:30
Join us for a delightful midweek chess escape at Chariots Bar every Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm! Our Wednesday Socials are a perfect [...]
199th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

199th Friday Night Blitz (FREE)

19/07/2024    
19:00 - 20:30
South African Chess Hub presents 199th Friday Night Weekly Blitz Arena   Friday Night Blitz - 3+0 with berserk Tournament link:  https://lichess.org/tournament/iCiiqt3Q     Join [...]
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