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20 April 2021

Curro Sport | Curro hosts biggest-yet virtual chess championship at school level.
31 August 2020

Curro Sport hosted an Inter-Curro online chess championship on Saturday, 22 August 2020. Curro once again made history by hosting the biggest school online chess tournament in South Africa - 234 primary school and 103 high school learners participated. This event took place on the platform and was facilitated by Kenny, from the Chess Academy South Africa and Mercia Addinall, Project Lead from the Curro Marketing department.


Congratulations goes to the following Curro learners who won their specific age group categories:

  • Under 8 - Thoriso Mohale from Curro Academy Savannah City
  • Under 10 - Emlyn Wilson from Curro Durbanville
  • Under 12 - Connor Opperman from Curro Hermanus
  • Under 14 - Reegan Palmer from Curro Online
  • Under 16 - Ethan Higham from Curro Hermanus
  • Under 18 - Kahill Dhevcharran from Curro Durbanville
  • Under 20 - Mihir Lalbeharie from Curro St.Dominics


The other exciting news is that due to the success of this tournament, chess at Curro has been awarded Curro Cup status in 2021. This means that that chess will be one of the twelve sports codes that make up the Curro Cup competition in 2021.

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