Chess clubs told to get organized

Tshenolo Maruatona
Tshenolo Maruatona

The president of Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) has spoken strongly against the developing tendency of clubs re-grouping just when the tournament is about to take place.

Speaking at the BCF’s annual general meeting (AGM) held in Lobatse on Saturday, the federation president Tshenolo Maruatona said in order to reach international standards of competitiveness, chess clubs need to invest their time in the sport.

“We need to see our clubs having regular training sessions, players need to invest their time in the sport in order to reach their highest level of competitiveness. Best players in the country are so because they invest the quality time in sports. The effort you put in is equal to the benefits you reap,” Maruatona said.

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