12 February 2013

Namibia: Chess Pits Local Brains Against One Another

Windhoek — With the MTC Premiership League having taken a breather to make way for the Bidvest Namibia Cup over last weekend - attention was diverted to mind games with the Namsports Premier Chess League, which moved into round two in earnest with participants picking each other's brains in Windhoek last weekend.

Action got underway with several clashes between the Herero Mall Chess Club and their Polytechnic counterparts - 1.5-2.5, followed by the confrontation between the Queens United and Indomitable Knights Chess Clubs. All together six teams took part in the opening round that included Capablanca, Weekend Chess Academy, Gunter Husselman and the Grand Monsters Chess Clubs.

The full results read as follows:

Herero Mall Chess Club 1.5-2.5 Polytechnic Chess Club

McBright Kasuto 0.5-0.5 Bernhard Schwarz

Glenville Kapuire 0-1 Colin Nyandoro

Gerry Korupanda 0-1 Alfred Naviseb

Fremantle Kuhanga 1-0 Lineekela Haimbodi

Queens United Chess Club 1-3 Indomitable Knights Chess Club

Tjatindi Kamutuua -+ James Dimba

Lishen Mentile 0-1 McLean Handjaba

Jolly Nepando 1-0 Ajascco Ngwale

El-Shaddai Aluteni 0-1 Marlon Adams

Capablanca 2.5 - 1.5 The weekend Chess Academy

Charles Eichab 0.5-0.5 Immanuel Gariseb

Otto Nakapunda 0-1 William Kamberipa

Sanders Oberholzer 1-0 Matjiua Kajovi

Richard Nyatoti 1-0 Tibor Trepper

Gunter Husselman Chess Club 4-0 Grand Monster Chess Club

Goodwill Khoa +- Fernandez Kautungwavali

Edmund Gariseb 1-0 Leonard Nghifikwa

Lutopu Lubinda 1-0 Florian Beukes

Julian Isaaks +- Traffy Nyamuzima


Log standings after round 2


Gunter Husselman 2 2 0 0 8 4

Indomitable Knights 2 2 0 0 7 4

Capablanca 2 2 0 0 6.5 4

The Weekend Chess Academy 2 1 0 1 4.5 2

Zandell Chess Academy 2 1 0 1 4 2

Polytechnic 2 1 0 1 2.5 2

Herero Mall 2 0 1 1 3.5 1

Grand Monsters 2 0 1 1 2 1

Queens United 2 0 0 2 2 0

Fixtures Round 3: 15 Feb 2013

Grand Monsters Chess Club vs BYE

Indomitable Knights vs Capablanca

The Weekend Chess Academy vs Herero Mall Chess Club

Polytechnic vs Gunter Husselman

Zandell Ches Academy vs Queens United CC

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