There are two major events running this weekend with the 2016 Kenya Open taking place in Nairobi and the 2016 Easter Open being held in Harare. Registration for both events are now open.

As usual, the 2016 Easter Open will feature both an Open and Ladies section. The tournament will take place at the Ambassador Hotel in Harare from 25 - 28 March. IA Elton Mhangarayi is the tournament director and can be contacted at +263 771 471 822.

A promotional video has just been released on the Zim Chess players facebook page and is well worth a look for those feeling like a bit of light humor before the serious business begins. The video can be accessed at

We wish all participants the best of luck for both events!