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Botswana improves despite failure to win chess medals

Botswana improves despite failure to win chess medals Botswana has improved its rankings though its players failed to win medals at the just ended Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway. Though the Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) had set a target of winning at least a medal in the open and women sections, the country’s chess players failed to deliver. Show More Summary

Botswana chess coaches honored

Botswana chess coaches honored By Atlang Sebakile, 01, Aug 2013 In pursuit of chess development locally, Botswana Chess Federation reinforced their continuous attempts to nurture imminent talent by holding a developmental initiativeShow More Summary

Grassroots investment

Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) believes the only way to build a successful chess nation is to focus on giving players at grassroots level more exposure and making substructures across the country operational.This is according to the...Show More Summary

Botswana Chess Federation has a new president

BCF gets new president Sylviah DiseleCorrespondent The Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) has a new president. Tshenolo Maruatona was elected BCF boss at a congress held at Mokala Lodge in Jwaneng on Saturday. Maruatona scooped 65 votes to beat Cinky Boikanyo (10) after Reuben Makgatlo pulled out of the race. Show More Summary

Botswana Chess

Chess championships kick off SYLVIAH DISELECorrespondent The Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) will host the National Development Bank (NDB) Club Championships tomorrow and Sunday at Livingstone Kolobeng College in Gaborone. The sponsorship was launched yesterday at Yarona country lodge in Mogoditshane. Show More Summary

Botswana Olympiad “Send Off”

Greetings, Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) wishes to extend invitation to you media house for the sending off of the Senior National Team on the 23rd August 2012 at Yarona Country Lodge, time is 5pm. Please join us as we will be announcing the Men’s and Women’s team that will be leaving for Istanbul, Turkey to [...]

Botswana Chess Exhibition

Exhibition chess tournament at game city today Today the Botswana Chess Federation (BFC) is staging their first ever exhibition chess tournament at Game City mall, as part of their 30th anniversary celebrations. The tournament sponsored...Show More Summary

2012 Botswana Nat’l Championships

Botswana Chess Federation will on the 6th-9th April 2012 host the Metropolitan National Chess Championships at Yarona Country Lodge. The event is the final lap of the three-stage tournament. The tournament will be played by 10 men and 10 women who were placed in top 10 at 2nd Qualifiers in Francistown. The drawing of lots [...]

BCF to celebrate 30th anniversary

BCF to celebrate 30th anniversary MOSAH MOKGANEDICorrespondentThe Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) celebrates its 30th anniversary in July with a series of events lined-up. An event to commemorate the day is scheduled for July 7 where...Show More Summary

2011 Botswana Chess Calendar

The Botswana Chess Federation has released their chess calendar for the year and it boasts an impressive array of events including the African Junior Championship in February, the zonal championships in March and Gaborone International in May. See 2011 Calendar! (MS-Word document)

2010 Botswana International Open

Botswana Chess Federation is gearing up for its FIDE tournament in a few weeks and is issuing a call to all chess players to vie for top honors. The tournament will be held in the capitol of Gaborone from December 10th-12 that the Botswana National Productivity Center. According to the announcement, “BNPC is 10 minutes [...]

Chess Official Cries Sabotage

Look and sound familiar? Yes, in Botswana, too, they have problems. Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) executive committee additional member, Alex Mpuisang has accused colleagues of sabotage following his recent trip to Russia for the Olympiad. Mpuisang...Show More Summary

Botswana Chess still has a long way to go

Botswana Chess still has a long way to go by Botlhale Koothupile 23-08-2010 The Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) still has a long way to go if it is to see the country being a powerhouse in the international arena. Despite having made...Show More Summary

Increasing chess sponsorship

Morongwa Security Increase Chess Sponsorship Mosah MokganediCorrespondent Morongwa Security has boosted its relationship with the Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) when they increased the sponsorship for schools chess championship to P20,600...Show More Summary

P60 000 for Botswana Chess Championships

Metropolitan forks out P60 000 for Botswana Chess Championshipsby Kedidimetse Mpolokeng14.03.2010 5:58:09 P Buoyed by the unwavering performance and commitment of Botswana Chess Federation, Metropolitan Life Botswana last week announced...Show More Summary

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