Posted on February 01, 2023
The challenge to be in a quest for perfection is the reason why the Tuks law student, Pieter Reyneke, took up playing chess. He is the first to admit that up to now, he has yet to succeed in playing that perfect game. Reyneke has had his moments. Last year, he finished seventh in the...
Posted on February 15, 2021
Plant pathologists are excellent problem solvers Scarce skills in Natural and Agricultural Sciences Focus on a plant pathologist: Dr Mahlane Godfrey Kgatle (Department of Plant and Soil Sciences) Postdoctoral fellow, FABI
Posted on January 29, 2021
Many years ago, a young boy in Ladysmith loved nothing more than to do all kinds of sports and dive into swimming pools. Like many youngsters, he had hoped to become one of the best. When he realised early on it would not happen, he did not get discouraged. Through his participation, he had...
Posted on September 11, 2020
From "pawn to king" is how Mfundo Masiya role at the TuksChess Club changed.
Posted on December 09, 2019
Tuks's chess players can honestly claim to have ruled the roost during the USSA Tournament in Grahamstown.
Posted on November 22, 2019
The first time the Tuks player Mfundo Masiya dared to try and touch one of the pieces on a chessboard, he got scolded it however did not discourage him instead it motivated him.
Posted on November 19, 2019
The one challenge the Tuks computer engineering students Cornelius and Waldi van der Linde can't resist is problem-solving that is why they have taken to playing chess.
Posted on November 06, 2019
TuksChess club chairperson Godfrey Kgatle hasn’t stopped thinking about chess since he got hooked on the game as a youngster.
Posted on August 06, 2019
On the 3rd of August 2019, TuksChess in collaboration with TuksRes hosted the 2019 TuksRes Chess League at Uitspan, Hillcrest Campus, University of Pretoria.
Posted on September 10, 2018
On the 7th of September 2018, TuksChess invited University of Pretoria residences and faculties to a thrilling TuksRes Chess League at the Olienhout-Boekenhout Shared Study Centre.
Posted on July 09, 2018
The Tuks chess team managed to put the other teams in check mate during the USSA Tournament in Secunda to ensure they get to take the overall honours.
Posted on June 25, 2018
The Tuks Chess Team will from next Monday in Secunda be set on making all the right moves to ensure they retain the USSA-title.
Posted on April 23, 2018
TuksChess had their second clinic this year at Sci-Enza (University of Pretoria, Main Campus) on the 21st April 2018.
Posted on October 17, 2017
TuksChess hosted a Social Tournament on Saturday, the 14th October 2017 at the StripeUP Café, UP Sports Campus, University of Pretoria.
Posted on August 01, 2017
TukRes initiated a fun-filled Inaugural Res Festival where the residences of the University of Pretoria locked horns in various sporting codes on Saturday, 29th July 2017.
Posted on July 24, 2017
As part of the Nelson Mandela Day initiative, Sci-Enza and TuksChess invited a group of young boys called Grooming the Boys to Sci-Enza for a chess and science fun day on Tuesday, the 18th of July 2017.
Posted on August 22, 2016
TuksChess hosted their first ever Open Rated Tournament on the 19th-20th August 2016 since it’s re-establishment in 2010.
Posted on August 19, 2016
TuksChess hosted their monthly chess clinics at Sci-Enza (TuksChess home ground). The clinic was attended by 18 TuksChess players. The purpose of the clinic was to equip players with the theory behind chess and give lessons of various chess strategies and tactics.
Posted on May 18, 2016
On the 14th May 2016, TuksChess hosted a Blitz Tournament which was held at Sci-Enza, University of Pretoria, Hatfield Campus. The tournament was organised as part of the USSA 2016 preparations.
Posted on March 08, 2016
On March 2016, TuksChess invited the University of Pretoria residences and faculties to a thrilling TuksChess Res Tournament at Sci-Enza. Thirteen teams participated of which ten were male teams including Olympus, Boekenhout A and B, Sonop, NatHouse, Vividus Men, TuksVillage, TuksNaledi,...
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