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Congratulations to Lloyd Rubidge, who was recently promoted to 1d after good results in the 2015 Winter League tournament. The Cape Town club also welcomes a bunch new players (some old, some visiting): Charles Rigby 20k Gareth Priede 6k Michael Rapson 10k Magnus Lordan 2k (a visitor from Germany) Matthew Cherry 19k
The draw for the world division has been published. Victor Chow has received a bye into round two
The contenders stage of the 2015 SA Closed will take place on the weekend of 23-25 October in Johannesburg. A specific venue is still to be decided. The first round match will be on the evening of Friday 23 October, with three matches each on Saturday and Sunday. The contenders are Victor Chow Andre Connell […]
This weekend the Candidates stage of the 2015 SA Closed took place. Saturday saw 6 players battle it out, with the top four moving on to Sunday. The top four from Sunday (Andrew Davies, Chris Welsh, John Leuner and Bob Gale) have qualified to take part in the final Contenders stage of the 2015 SA […]
You can easily see up to date situation with the Winter League on google docs. You don’t need a google account to view it. You will probably need to download the file to see all the details, but the web view will give most of the information.
At the recent SAGA council meeting, a new council was formed, as follows: President: Gordon Wells Secretary: Chris Welsh Treasurer: John Leuner Membership Secretary: Paul Steyn Tournament Secretary: Andrew Davies The full minutes are here.
At the conclusion of the 2015 WAGC, Andrew Davies finished 39th, with three wins out of eight. Interestingly, he was seeded 39th. On the last day, he lost to Spain 3d and beat Portugal 2k. The full table of results can be found here. This year the tournament was split into a number of MacMahon […]
After day three of the WAGC, Andrew remains on two wins (out of six games). He lost today to Australia 7d and Norway 2d.
After day two, Andrew Davies is on two wins out of four. He lost the third round against Belgium 3d and won the fourth round against Costa Rica 2d
After the first day of the 2015 WAGC, Andrew Davies is lying 39th, with a win against Argentina 3d and a loss against Czech Republic 6d. Results, photo’s, game records and more available at the official site
The SA team beat Portugal 4-0 last night. Congrats to the players: John Leuner Sam Scott Andre Connell Chris Welsh After this result, we secured a playoff against Switzerland. The winner of the playoff will progress to League B. Details and game records here.
The mechanism for selecting the team for the Pandanet European Team Championship has been outlined here
Congratulations to Christiaan Maasdorp who has broken into the SDK ranks. He was promoted to 9k after his good performance at the Cape Town Open last weekend. Edit: he was promoted to 8k shortly afterwards after good results in the Winter League. Congrats!
In round 10, we drew 2-2 with Lithuania. This leave it all to play for in the final round against Portugal – if we win, we go through to the playoffs. Victor Chow has been reviewing all the matches, which is not only very useful for the players involved, but all South African players should [...]
The updated notice has now been published, with all the relevant links. Please see it here. A reminder that the AGM is on Saturday 16 May, on OGS Please make sure you have an account before then, and join the South African Group (this can be found by clicking the Groups menu item and searching [...]
Num Pl Name Rank Co Club NbW R 1 R 2 R 3 MMS SOS SOSOS 1 1 Davies Andrew 3D 3 4+/w0 2+/b0 3+/b0 30 85 255 2 2 Welsh Chris 2D 2 3+/w0 1-/w0 5+/b0 29 85 255 3 3 Rubidge Lloyd 1K 1 2-/b0 5+/w0 1-/w0 28 86 254 4 4 Steyn Paul 2K 1 [...]