Friday Night Blitz (sponsored by Le Chevalier)

Friday Night Blitz (sponsored by Le Chevalier)


19:00 - 20:30


Event Type

South African Chess Hub presents

35th Friday Night Weekly Blitz

Sponsored by Le Chevalier Chess


Elite Section – 3+2 with berserk
Tournament link:

Open Section (under 1700 lichess rating) – 5+3 with berserk
Tournament link:


Prizes sponsored  by Le Chevalier Chess: 
Elite Section:

  • 1st place   – R 300
  • 2nd place – R 200
  • 3rd place –  R 100

Open Section:

  • R100 lucky prize draw

Prizes are subject to fair-play/anti-cheating review and will be withheld if there is any suspicious activity. We  retain the right to report players suspected of breaking fair play rules.


Sponsor:  Le Chevalier Chess Championship

Our sponsors, Le Chevalier Chess, will be hosting a 20 player over-the-board rapid championship on Saturday, 19 June 2021 at the prestigious Pont de Val Winery (1 hour from Johannesburg) with an incredible R 18,000 prize fund –  1st R7500 | 2nd R5000 | 3rd R3500 | 4th R2000!!

The online qualifiers will take place on 5 & 6  June 2021 in the form of a Lichess Blitz (3+2) Arena with the top 10 finishers qualifying for the over-the-board tournament.

Entry fee is R100.  Go to to register now.


Entry requirements:

Free entry to all registered members of South African Chess Hub.
Register free account and join the Lichess team before 6pm to ensure you are accepted in time.


Join our Whatsapp group for event updates and reminders:

Organiser:  Paul Wilson – 083 461 8742

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