Home Schoolers Expo – Cape Town

Home Schoolers Expo – Cape Town

This past weekend MiniChess had the privilege to exhibit at the Cape Town Home Schoolers Expo in Stellenbosch!  There was so much excitement surrounding the MiniChess stand, with people showing a real interest in what the MiniChess programme has to offer and how it...
MiniChess and Entrust Foundation 67 players vs 67 minutes

MiniChess and Entrust Foundation 67 players vs 67 minutes

We are so proud of Leon, our MiniChess teacher, powered by The Entrust Foundation, who came up with the concept of 67 players vs 67 minutes for Mandela Day and executed it perfectly. Spirits were high during the Mandela Day Chess celebrations including our Mvelaphanda...
The benefits of chess

The benefits of chess

A lot can be said about the benefits chess has on the development of children, but what are those benefits and why should your child start playing chess from an early age.  In this article, we will discuss some of the benefits and see how it has relevance to daily...
Harnessing the POWER of youth

Harnessing the POWER of youth

by Emanuel Pietersen   There is something incredible in the way youth have the ability to bounce back from bad experiences.  I remember as a child, climbing every possible tree I could find – and almost always falling out of them – and then simply getting up and...