Mandela Day Donations

Mandela Day Donations


16:15 - 19:15


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Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair.”  — Nelson Mandela


Mandela Day 2021

Date: 18 July 2021



The theme for Mandela Day 2021 is “Take Action, Inspire Change and Make Every Day A Mandela Day” and we call on the chess community to come together to make a difference by helping us spread chess to the poor and needy youth.

As part of the Mandela Day 2021 Rapid tournament we will donate R40 of every entry fee to purchasing a chess set for the poor and needy.


Individuals, corporates or other organisations can make further donations or contributions to purchasing chess equipment for poor and needy schools, chess clubs and youth programmes by making a financial contribution below or EFT payment can be made to the following account:

Accountholder:                Promoting Pawns Chess Foundation NPC
Bank:                                 Nedbank Current Account
Branch code:                    198765 (Claremont)
Account number:            1204066957
SWIFT code:                    NEDSZAJJ
Reference:                        MANDELA + DONOR NAME

(Donors can email proof to to be added to our appreciation board)


Should you or your organisation wish to donate tournament prizes or make any other contributions to this initiative (cash or otherwise) please contact Paul Wilson on 083 461 8742 or email

We will acknowledge all donors on social media and our website (unless you wish to remain anonymous).


Note: These donations will not qualify for deduction in terms of Section 18A of the Income Tax Act (i.e. these are not tax deductible).


Click here to register for the Mandela Day 2021 Rapid tournament:


Bookings are closed for this event.

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