Africa Youth Chess Championships
Africa Youth Chess Championships
Africa Youth Chess Championships
Africa Youth Chess Championships
Africa Youth Chess Championships
Africa Youth Chess Championships
Africa Youth Chess Championships
Africa Youth Chess Championships
Africa Youth Chess Championships
Africa Youth Chess Championships
President

Harambe we remember Harambe

In Honor of our President
His Excellency Hage G. Geingob
3rd August 1941-04 February 2024

We value all you contributions an we will always remember you. Rest in Peace from all the Chess Players, Coaches and the Executive of the Namibia Chess Federation.

We value all you contributions an we will always remember you. Rest in Peace from all the Chess Players, Coaches and the Executive of the Namibia Chess Federation.

Junior Chess and Teams

16 February 2024

Bank Windhoek Namibia National Junior Chess Championships and
Bank Windhoek Namibia School Teams Championhips
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We wish to inform the Players and NCF Members on the change of date from the 24-25 February 2024 to the 9-10 March 2024, for the two Tournaments. Registration is now open.

All events will be FIDE rated.

CIE

28 - 30 September by FIDE

FIDE school Instructor Training
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Gain the necessary and essential FIDE School Instructor training being offered by a FIDE School Instructor. Successful completion of the project will give you lifetime access to the Opening Master Database.

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01 - 09 September 2023 by African Chess Federation

African Youth Chess Championships
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The African Chess Confederation (ACC) and the Egyptian Chess Federation will be hosting the championships at the Guard Hotel, Cairo the Capital City of Arab Republic of Egypt. Namibia has sent off our representatives!

President

Harambe we remember Harambe

In Honor of our President
His Excellency Hage G. Geingob
3rd August 1941-04 February 2024

We value all you contributions an we will always remember you. Rest in Peace from all the Chess Players, Coaches and the Executive of the Namibia Chess Federation.

We value all you contributions an we will always remember you. Rest in Peace from all the Chess Players, Coaches and the Executive of the Namibia Chess Federation.

NNOC

28 October 2023 MTC the Dome Namibia Sport Expo

Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC) president Abner Xoagub Takes on Chess at 2023 Namibia Sport Expo
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Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC) president Abner Xoagub, Joined the Namibia Chess Federation 2023 Sport Expo stall, where he challenged the NCF President and the current Under 8 Girl Champion to some Chess games. Mr. Xoagub also conducted some interviews on behalf of the Namibia Chess Federation.

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01 - 09 September 2023 by African Chess Federation

African Youth Chess Championships
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The African Chess Confederation (ACC) and the Egyptian Chess Federation will be hosting the championships at the Guard Hotel, Cairo the Capital City of Arab Republic of Egypt. Namibia has sent off our representatives!

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14 - 27 October 2023 Sponsored by Namdia

Namdia Foundation Sponsors World Candates to Egypt!
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Namdia has taken another impressive initiative by covering the international participation of Namibia's under 8s, 10s, and 12s to the FIDE World Cadate Championships in Egypt!

President

Harambe we remember Harambe

In Honor of our President
His Excellency Hage G. Geingob
3rd August 1941-04 February 2024

We value all you contributions an we will always remember you. Rest in Peace from all the Chess Players, Coaches and the Executive of the Namibia Chess Federation.

We value all you contributions an we will always remember you. Rest in Peace from all the Chess Players, Coaches and the Executive of the Namibia Chess Federation.

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14 - 27 October 2023 Sponsored by Namdia

Namdia Foundation Sponsored Team Battles Other World Cadet Champions!
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Kaino Moongo(on the left) representing the under 8's of Namibia. James Dien(In the middle) representing the Under 10s Namibia and Iyaloo Hamutumwa(On the right) representing the Under 10s Namibia all had their very first game in Egypt. Read how it went below.

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14 - 27 October 2023 Sponsored by Namdia

Namdia Foundation Sponsored Team Battles Other World Cadet Champions!
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Kaino Moongo(on the left) representing the under 8's of Namibia. James Dien(In the middle) representing the Under 10s Namibia and Iyaloo Hamutumwa(On the right) representing the Under 10s Namibia all had their very first game in Egypt. Read how it went below.

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14 - 27 October 2023 Sponsored by Namdia

Namdia Foundation Sponsored Team Battles Other World Cadet Champions!
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Kaino Moongo(on the left) representing the under 8's of Namibia. James Dien(In the middle) representing the Under 10s Namibia and Iyaloo Hamutumwa(On the right) representing the Under 10s Namibia all had their very first game in Egypt. Read how it went below.

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Chess Governing Body

The Namibian Chess Federation (NCF) is the overall governing body of the chess sport code in Namibia. It was established in 1991. It is responsible for :

  1. The selection of National Teams both Junior and Senior
  2. Organizing and Regulating Chess Sport Events throughout Namibia
  3. Promoting Fair Play and Administering FIDE Rules and Regulations.
  4. Training and Capacity building for its members.

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Mission

To deliver quality chess events both for local and international participation through transparency and fairness. To engage and unit both the Namibian government and the corporate Industry through Chess as a sport.

Vision

To promote Chess Sport as a profession and pave the way for future Namibians to not only play professional chess but make a living from chess. To formally introduce chess in schools from grade 1 to grade 12(AS Level). As well as to promote and encourage women in chess as equals amongst men.

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