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    West Coast Players doing very well at the Western Cape Women’s Month Tournament

    The Western Cape Women’s Championships were held during the weekend of the 09th to 11 August 2019. The event was also open for men’ to participate in certain sections. More than 100 players from all over the Western Cape participated in this prestigious event. The event was graced with the presence of many high profile South African female players such as the South African Women’s Champion, Womans International Master (WIM) Jesse February as well as players such as WIM Anzel Laubscher, Women’s Fide Master Dantelle Joubert and Women’s Candidate Master Natasha Joubert. It was also the first time that  the West Coast was visited by a SA Champion in the…

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    West Coast Chess honored women during women’s month

    The West Coast Chess Union honored women’ during the month of August with a number of activities that took place from 6 till 8 August 2019. The activities were done in partnership with Club Mykonos. The first activity was a motivational session done by the South African Women’s Chess Champion, Women’s International Master Jesse February. During her, Jesse shared her personal experiences of being a woman in sports and how her life journey developed as a player. Her focus was on how to deal with setbacks as a player as well as the importance of self-image and self-confidence as a player. Jesse also held a coaching session as part of…