The KCF Africa Team Chess Invitational is scheduled to start this evening at 18.00 Central African Time (GMT + 2). Games will then be played daily at 10.00 and 16.00 until Sunday.

The event format is an 8 team invitational team round-robin with teams featuring some of the top players from across Southern Africa. Algeria, Botswana, England, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe are all represented among the participating teams.

All games from the tournament will be carried on both Chess24 as well as the FollowChess Mobile Application. Anyone wishing to follow the games live can do so at and at!kcf-africa-team-2017

Results and pairings for all rounds are also available at

KCF Africa would like to thank the staff and management at Sun International as well as our hosts at Carnival City for partnering with us to make this tournament a reality. We wish all players well over the course of the next 4 days.