ABOUT OVERBERG CHESS FEDERATION​

Our founding members share the common goal of improving educational outcomes and social development in schools and clubs. Hosting major chess events raises the profile of the game, increases awareness of its educational and social benefits and serves as a catalyst to make chess a part of mainstream culture across our region.

Our objectives,Vision, Mission & values

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the OCF is:

  • To create build and maintain communities of chess players in the form of chess clubs.
  • To actively market and promote chess as a sport, recreational and educational activity.
  • To increase the number of individuals registered with chess SA, particularity among schools and clubs and previously disadvantaged communities.
  •  To foster a spirit of healthy competition, sportsmanship and fairplay among players of all races, gender and ages. 
VISION & MISSION

The Vision & Mission of the OCF is:

  • Promote the highest possible interest, standards and participation in chess.
  • Develop and promote skills and expertise and make make such expertise available to federation members.
  • Contribute to the development of chess in the Overberg region and where possible neighboring regions.
  • To foster increased interest, participation and enjoyment of the game of chess in the Overberg region and surrounding areas.
VALUES

The Values of the OCF is:

  • Professionally representing members of the OCF. 
  • Credibility
  • Honor
  • Excellence
  •  Stability and sustainability.









     

iMPORTANT OCF DOCUMENTS- DOWNLOAD PDF

Overberg Chess Federation Exco

Mariettë Pretorius

Chair Person

Maruis Van Der Westhuizen

Vice-Chair Person

Gracia Joshua

Secretary

Schunette Beukes

Treasurer

Aldo Pekeur

Transformation Officer

Tyrol Mackenzie

Development & League

Carlton Van Wyk

School Sport Representative

Riaan Van Der Merwe

Primary Schools Rep