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Botswana Chess Federation

P O Box 41090 Gaborone Tel & Fax: +2673500636/949 E-mail:botschess@gmail.com

Affiliated to FIDE (1982), Botswana National Sports Council, Olympic Committee and the African Chess Union

2013 BCF Calendar


DATES Jan 26-27th Feb 2-3rd Feb 2nd Feb 2nd Feb 9-10th Feb 16-17th Feb 23-24th TOURNAMENT/EVENT Airefficiency Year Opener Tournament Botswana National Schools Champs (U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 & U18) Schools General Meeting Clubs General Meeting 6th Metropolitan National Championship (1st qualifiers) Morongwa Schools Junior Individual Chess Championships (Qualifiers) North&South 6th Metropolitan National Championship qualifiers) (2nd Gaborone Gaborone Gaborone North-Serowe South-Molepolole Palapye North-Mahalapye South-Lobatse North-Palapye South-Jwaneng Gaborone Tunisia Gaborone Gaborone Gaborone Gaborone Molepolole Gaborone Gaborone Mochudi Jwaneng Gaborone Maun Gaborone Gaborone Gaborone All Junior & Primary Schools Teams North and South All Junior & Primary Schools Players who qualified Invitational 30 participants Top 10 finalists All Senior Schools Players Which Qualified All Junior & Primary Schools Teams which qualified All Tertiary Institutions Invitational Invitational National Schools Senior Teams Clubs 2 rep & Schools 1 Rep Open to All Open to All Open to All Open to All National Team Top 24 Men and 18 Ladies North and South SSS VENUE Mogoditshane SSS Gaborone Open to All Top 30 Boys & Girls qualify for Metropolitan 1st qualifiers 1 Rep per school 2 Club representatives Open to ALL North and South JSS Notes

Mar 2-3rd Mar Mar 9-10th 16-17th

Morongwa Schools Senior Individual Chess Championships (Qualifiers)North&South Morongwa Junior Schools Teams Chess Championships (Qualifiers) Morongwa Schools Junior Individual Chess Championships (Final) Africa Individual Championships National Arbiters Training Seminar 6th Metropolitan National Championships - (Finals) Morongwa Schools Senior Individual Chess Championships (Final) Morongwa Junior Schools Teams Chess Championships (Final) Tertiary Schools Individual Chess Championships FIDE Trainer Seminar Zone 4.3 Individual Champs Botho College Senior Schools Teams Championships (Qualifiers) Elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) Gaborone Open International Maun Open FSG Rapid Tournament - (Jk Sitale memorial) CHESS FESTIVAL National Quiz & Knock-Out Tournament Senior National Team Training (date for common

Mar 17-28th Mar 23-24th Mar 28-Apr 1st Apr 4-7th

Apr 11-15th Apr 20-21st May 1-5th May 1-9th May 11-12th May 18th Jun 8-9th June 29 Jul 1st Jul 6th Jul 13-15th

Jul 29th - Aug 2nd

wealth) Aug 1-5th Aug 3-4th Aug 10-11th August 12-17th Aug 24-25th Aug 31st -1st Sept Aug 31-Sept 9th Sept 13-14th Sept 28-01st Oct 12-13th Botho College Senior Schools Teams Championships (Final) National Youth Tournament (U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 & U18) Botswana (U20) Junior Closed Coaching clinic Turbo Refrigeration - Masters Open Championships Tertiary Schools Teams Championships Africa Youth Chess Championships (u8~u18) Yarona Country Lodge Tournament Botswana International Open Mojanaga Chess Open Roscoe Bona Blitz Championships NDB National Clubs Championships Out of School Training Camp 1st Francistown Open Annual Chess Awards Jona Chaka Invitational Africa Junior Chess Championships Francistown Gaborone Gaborone Selibe-Phikwe Gaborone Molepolole Egypt Gaborone Gaborone Tutume Gaborone Gaborone Tsabong Francistown Gaborone Gaborone TBA National Schools Senior Teams (U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 & U18) Players born after 1993 Invitational Strictly (over 35yrs players) All Universities, Colleges & Brigades Invitational Botswana Top 10 Men & Women Rated Players Open to All Open to All 5 mins each (Blitz Rated) Open to all Clubs Open to All Open to All Invitational Invitational TBA

Oct 26-27th Nov 2-3rd Nov 16-17th Nov 30-Dec Dec 7th Dec 14-15th Dec 28-4th Jan

NB: **BCF retains the right to amend the schedule if need be**