Chess training in Mossel Bay

Looks like a fantastic scholastic chess program in Mossel Bay, South Africa.

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Thanks to our sponsor  the Garden Route Tsogo Sun another TSMFL chess initiative is active in the lovely coastal/harbour town of Mossel Bay.

Wyna Roestorff the TSMFL Mossel Bay coordinator skilfully organises and contributes to the successful implementation of chess in schools there.

Some of the schools involved in this chess program are Ridgeview Primary, Groot Brak Primary and Isalathiso Primary.






The following tutors are involved in chess training:

Fazal Primo, George Lawerlot and Clifton Manho.

Mossel Bay has been a beach holiday destination for South Africans for more than a century South Africa. This small harbour town straddles the Cape St Blaize peninsula (which rises to an average height of 96 metres), and spreads out along the sandy shores of the Indian Ocean, eastwards towards the town of George

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Chris Torres is a nationally renowned scholastic chess coach working in both Bakersfield and the San Francisco Bay Area. His classes have attracted players of strengths ranging from rank beginners to world champions. A chess professional since 1998, Chris is widely recognized as one of the main driving forces behind the explosion in popularity and sudden rise in quality of scholastic chess in California. Currently, Chris Torres has the ranking of candidate master and serves as the President of the Torres Chess and Music Academy. Mr. Torres’ hobbies include playing classical guitar and getting his students to appear on the national top 100 chess rating lists.

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