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Zimbabwe Olympic Committee elections: Nominations open on the 24th of February

Nominations for the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (ZOC) elections will be open from today 24th of February to the 26th of March. Therefore ZOC affiliated national federations are being asked to nominate candidates for various posts. Nominations forms and the notice...

Shaba thrilled after finishing 4th in the Africa Individual Online Rapid Chess Championship

It would be nice to have people recognize what Linda Shaba does for Zimbabwe chess. Ever since online chess was introduced an enthusiastic Linda has utilized the opportunity and played several competitive games. Nigeria was scheduled to host the 2021...

ZCF announce team for the Zone 4.5 team chess championship

Zimbabwe Chess Federation yesterday announced the team that will participate in the Zone 4.5 team chess championship. The team is comprised of 14 players and  majority of them took part in the FIDE Online Olympiad  in August. In the open section...

Zone 4.5 team chess championship goes virtual

  During a zonal virtual meeting held in August,  president of all the national chess federation in Zone 4.5 agreed to host the revised zone 4.5 team chess championship. The tournament will kick off from the 16th to the 18th of...

Farai Hamandishe crowned the Zimbabwe U-20 Individual chess Champion

With the aim of trying to keep youths away from the street during this time of the novel covid-19 pandemic Alms Machengedzero, Mbongeni Lubambo and Donald Mbondo organised an Under20 online chess tournament. A total of 26 players registered to...

McCarthy Water Logistics sponsors Knights Chess Academy Zimbabwe online competition

  At a time when most sports academy struggle to finds sponsors, Knights Chess Academy Zimbabwe have announced  water logistics company McCarthy Water Logistics as their Saturday chess events sponsors. Knights Chess Academy Zimbabwe was formed in the year 2011 by...

Winning a medal was almost impossible especially for me- Linda Shaba

Last year Zimbabwe chess team participated in the African Games. For the first time ever Linda Shaba played for the senior national team. The 12th edition of the African Games took place in Morocco from August 23rd to the 31st...

Zimbabwe chess team crash out of the FIDE chess online Olympiad

  Zimbabwe chess team found the going tough in their maiden appearance in the online chess Olympiad.  The online chess Olympiad was necessitated after the 2020 Moscow event was postponed due to novel covid-19 pandemic. Close to 160 countries participated in...

Veteran Zimbabwe chess player Jona Chaka dies

Zimbabwe chess fraternity has been plunged into mourning following the death of Jona Chaka. Chaka is one of the few notable Zimbabwean chess players with a profound chess history. Having represented Zimbabwe at the men's chess Olympiad in 1998. Jona represented...

2020 Zimbabwe Heroes Chess open a success

Winners of the 2020 Joshua Nkomo chess tournament dominated the 2020 Heroes Chess Open tournament. Project Chess Zimbabwe together with their sponsors Crystal Candy hosted the annual Heroes Chess Open virtual via lichess. Close to 90 players participated in the...
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