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Reflections 1 on Western Cape Club Championships 2019 by Dr Lyndon Bouah

An event that is very close to my heart is the Western Cape Club Championships. The event started in 2012 in Diazville,...

Reflections 5 on the SA Club Championship 2019 by Dr Lyndon Bouah

We have now reached the final round on the final day of the competition. There were many permutations. If Steinitz A should...

Reflections 4 on SA Club Championships 2019 by Dr Lyndon Bouah

We have arrived on the final day of the competition. It will be intense today because the top teams are all playing...

Reflections 3 on the SA Club Championships 2019 by Dr Lyndon Bouah

On the second day of the competition, three rounds of chess were played. The players know that it will be a tough...

Reflections on Paul Morphy and a book review by Dr Lyndon Bouah

The November/December 1961 edition of the South African Chessplayer reviewed the book “The Chess Players”. The review stated the following:

Reflections 1 on the South African Club Champs 2019 by Dr Lyndon Bouah

An event that I only missed on one occasion is the SA Club Championship. It offers opportunities to every club to enter...

Reflections on the 2020 Cape Open by Dr. Lyndon Bouah

In February 2020 Chess Western Province hosted the annual Cape of Good Hope Open as its traditional first tournament of the year....

Reflections on Lenin by Dr Lyndon Bouah

I dedicate this reflection to those who have a have a birthday this week. Happy birthday! I studied History...

Reflections on Cape Town Chess Club by Dr Lyndon Bouah

Cape Town Chess Club is celebrating its 135th year of existence this year on 19 March 2020. I was the keynote speaker...

Reflections – Cape Winelands by Dr Lyndon Bouah

Saturday 14 March 2020 was a busy day in the family of the Cape Winelands chess community. A new club called the...

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