Quick Updates

  • New website

    Welcome to our new website!

  • CHESS SA rating ban

    There might be some confusion about the CHESS SA rating ban, all tournaments played during the ban will eventually be rated. Gauteng Chess is currently in the process of contesting the ban and we will keep you updated once more information is available.

Useful Links

To help you navigate our page better we have included some useful links to get you started.

Tournaments and Events

Tshwane Chess is the official chess organisation responsible for all non-school rated chess tournaments in the Tshwane area.


Tournament Results

All official tournament results will be available on chess-results.com.



The official national chess structure. Players can check their ratings and tournament history on this site.


CHESS SA Player Search

A direct link to the CHESS SA player search page, since it cannot be accessed on mobile from their website.


South African Junior Chess Championships

A permalink to the SAJCC website. This is the biggest national event in Southern Africa.


KCF Africa

Tshwane Chess has a strong relationship with KCF and does a lot for chess development in not only South Africa, but the rest of Africa as well.


PSS Rapid & PSS Capablanca to feature 3 Grandmasters!

KCF is pleased to be able to announce that GM Farrukh Amonatov (2632) from Tajikistan, GM Sriram Jha (2396) from India and GM Sahaj Grover (2473) from India will be participating in the forthcoming PSS Rapid and PSS Capablanca tournaments in South Africa in April.

They will be joined by most of the top players in Southern Africa in a 10 player field that will have a 2350 average rating and a norm requirement of 6/9 for local norm seekers. .

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