Welcome to JHB Metro Chess

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About Us

Johannesburg Metro Chess is the region that represents chess players in the Johannesburg area as part of the Gauteng Province Chess. Created in 2013 through the merging of multiple smaller unions within Johannesburg. We strive to enhance the reach of chess within Johannesburg and to enable all to participate in chess at school, regional and national levels.

Chess is our passion!

Meet our Team

Gauteng Chess League 2016 starts 24 September

See Details here {chess league document}

Congratulations to the following Jhb Metro players for their achievements at Africa Youth Chess Championships 2016.

Inge Marx won the under 18 girls section and achieved her WIM title. (7.5 out of 9)
Anja Schoeman - 5th place - u18 girls (6 out of 9)
Khanya Mazibuko - 3rd place - u16 Open (6.5 out of 9)
Aron Klevansky - 8th place - u16 Open (5 out of 9)
Jacques Malan – 10th place – u14 open (4.5 out of 9)
Micaela Staal – 3rd place – u12 girls (6.5 out of 9)
Amelie Nieuwoudt – 15th place – u12 girls (4.5 out of 9)
Mignonne de Beer – 6th place – u10 girls (5.5 out of 9)
Ethan Bester – 9th place – u10 open (5 out of 8)
Keira Bester – 9th place – u8 girls (5 out of 9)

Well done!



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