The preliminary rounds of 18th Afro Asian games are underway. The tournament started on February 2016 with a record 111 players. In addition more than 12 players have been directly seeded to the semifinals because their rating is over 2250. In the seven player groups top two players will qualify. As in the past there […]Read more "18th Afro Asian Prelims are underway"
The Executive board approved the movement of Australia to Zone 4 as of February 1st 2016. Zone 4 welcomes Australian correspondence chess players and we look forward to the leadership of Brian in promoting chess in this zone. Brian has come up several positive initiatives such as starting championships in Asia such as Malaysia […]Read more "Australia Joins Zone 4"
This event is the championship of zone 4 of the International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) and is open to all players from Africa and Asia. The only exceptions are players from countries that are members of one of the other zones in ICCF – i.e. zones 1, 2 and 3. This event will start on […]Read more "The 18th Africa and Asia Zonal Correspondence Chess Championship"
Zonal Director Everdinand Knol announced the results of elections for zone 4 zonal director for term starting January 2016. In his kind comments Dinand announced “The newly elected ZD for Africa and Asia is Sailesh Chandra of India. I would like to make use of this opportunity to congratulate him on his election and wish him a […]Read more "Zone 4 Election Results For Zonal Director"
Om Prakash of India won Preliminary group I of the 17th edition of Africa Asia Zonal Championship. There is less than 3 weeks for entries to close in World Cup 21. Zone 4 report is now available online.Read more "Om Prakash Wins 17th Africa Asia Zonal Championship Prelim Group I And Other News From Zone 4"
World Cup 21 entries are now open. Participants from four countries in zone 4 ( South Africa, India, Cape Verde and Tunisia)can send entries to their national association. We would encourage as many participants from zone 4 to participate in the world cup. There are no minimum rating requirements. It is a good opportunity to […]Read more "World Cup 21"
Super Grand Master Sasikiran joining the ICCF along with his busy regular OTB chess schedule was a big boost to correspondence chess both in India and the world. This should encourage more OTB players especially strong ones to play correspondence chess. Correspondence Chess definitely helps one become a stronger chess player as absolutely the strongest […]Read more "GM Krishnan Sasikiran ( India, Zone 4) achieves ICCF IM norm"