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The winning team on the night was Sam Scott Andre Connell Bob Gale Paul Steyn More details of the match, with detailed results and game records, is available here
South Africa beat Ireland 3-1 in their Pandanet European Team Championship match last night. The victorious team was Andrew Davies Andre Connell Chris Welsh Lloyd Rubidge More details, including game records, are available here
South Africa beat Cyprus 4-0 in their Pandanet European Team Championship match last night. The team was: John Leuner 3d Sam Scott 3d Chris Welsh 2d Bob Gale 2d Full details including game records are available at the pandanet site
The 4th Quarter Internet Tournament took place on Saturday. There were seven players, with Max and Chris only joining for the first two and last rounds respectively. The players were fairly diverse in terms of strength, so some games were replaced with teaching games. After the three rounds, Andrew emerged as the overall winner of [...]
Victor Chow was, as usual, the winner of the 2014 SA Closed event, held recently in Johannesburg. The real battle is for second place, and this year, Andre Connell, showing impressive form, reeled off six straight victories (ignoring the game against Victor) to comfortably secure the runner up position. Welile Gogotshe came third. The top [...]
Our first round match against Spain ended in a 2-2 draw. Victor Chow was kind enough to review the games. Board 1 – Andrew Davies (white) Board 2 – John Leuner (black) Board 3 – Andre Connell (white) Board 4 – Chris Welsh (black)
Andre Connell finished in 36th place, a creditable result considering he had been seeded 43rd. He finished with two wins out of six, over Mongolia 1d and Luxembourg 3k, with defeats to South Korea 7d, Denmark 4d, Belarus 1d and Sweden 3d. Note: the previous report incorrectly stated that Andre played his second round match [...]
At the halfway stage of the 2014 Korean Prime Minster’s Cup, the South African representative Andre Connell (2D) is on 1/3 wins. He won his first round match against the 1D from Mongolia, but was drawn against China in the second round. In the third round he lost out to the 4D from Denmark.
The minutes of the 2014 SAGA AGM are now available. In addition, the SAGA council page has been updated to reflect the new council members and their portfolios. Sorry for the long delay!