Jesse Nikki February
“Chess has given me so much, all the way from cognitive benefits such as problem solving abilities, work ethic and discipline to helping me get a scholarship at my university, travel opportunities and the chance to meet some amazing people.”
Charlize Van Zyl
“From shaping the way I think – analyzing situations using logic and calculation, to giving me opportunities such as bursaries and academic excellence, chess is very integral to my life and who I am. It has also taken me to new countries, and introduced me to incredible people!