Clubs want league halted over absent players

The chess league returns on Saturday PIC: Moreri Sejakgomo
The chess league returns on Saturday PIC: Moreri Sejakgomo

Some chess clubs have asked the Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) to halt the league due to the absence of national team players who are in Morocco for the African Games.

The Debswana Chess League starts this weekend, but some clubs like Black Bishops and Poisonous Snakes are without key players who are with the national side.

International Master (IM) Providence Oatlhotse plays for Chess Motifs, Woman International Master Onkemetse Francis while Woman Candidate Master (WCM) Refilwe Gabatshwane plays for Bishops.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up