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Maiden Chess tourney to improve women’s strategic skills

Maiden Chess tourney to improve women’s strategic skills

The Namibia Chess Federation will host its first ever Women and Girls Chess tournament on 2 September at the Windhoek Country Club.

According to the organisers, the main aim is to raise awareness and empowerment of women and girls. “I am sure most of you are aware of the many benefits of playing Chess for children,” they added.

Members of the public are being urged to come and support this worthy cause, and the organisers have encouraged those interested to enter and come enjoy the festivities, like the lunch, that will be served at the tournament.

The organisers said a meal ticket will cost N$150 and will also be open to the rest of the visitors, including brothers and fathers, while the chess tournament is strictly exclusive to women.

Meanwhile the organisers said if one would like to enter the tournament, the meal ticket will also serves as an automatic entry.

The tickets will also be available at the venue and the registration period is 31 July to – 1 September. For registration, one needs to send a player’s FIDE ID (if they have one), full name, date of birth to the LOC no later than 23h00, Friday 1 September.

The registration fees are as follow: N$20 minors, N$30 adults and late registration N$50, while late entries after 23h00, Thursday.

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