Please note that this is the last chance for learners to qualify for Ancients, Morabaraba and SesothoMorabaraba for the 2015 IWF World Championship.
Period Starting times Saturday Sunday Times # of rounds Times # of rounds Ancients 9H00-17H00 2 9H00-17H00
9H00-17H00 5 Checkers (8 x 8)
9H00-17H00 5 Draughts (Brazilian)
9H00-17H00 5 Draughts (International)
9H00-17H00 5 Diplomacy 9H00-17H00 2 9H00-17H00 2 Horse & Musket 9H00-17H00 2 9H00-17H00 2 Morabaraba
9H00-17H00 5 SesothoMorabaraba
9H00-17H00 5 Pike & Shot 9H00-17H00 2 9H00-17H00 2 World War II 9H00-17H00 2 9H00-17H00 2
In keeping with Mind Sport South Africa's policies re development programmes, entries are free and gratis to all players who are currently registered as learners.
Rules and Regulations: All Rules and Regulations pertaining to board and figure games are available from the MSSA. Players are strongly advised to familiarise themselves with all Period Specific Rules. If any Player wishes to provide advice regarding the drafting of the Period Specific Rules they are encouraged to contact the Figure Gaming Board of Control who will take all comments into account.
The following Medals may be awarded at the MSSA's Gauteng Schools Championship for both females and males:
Colours and National Team Trials:
- HIGH SCHOOL: Medals shall be awarded to the first three players who are registered players in such category.
- PRIMARY SCHOOL: Medals shall be awarded to the first three players who are registered players in such category.
- Provincial Colours: All Players that win all of their Matches at a Provincial Championship will earn School Provincial Colours. All Players who score within the top 50% in a specific Period at a Provincial Championship, and who also score within the top 50% at a National or Provincial Championship in the same period and in the same year, will earn Provincial Colours in their category.
- National Team Trials: All Players that score within the top 20% or top three places, whichever is greater, in a specific Period at a Provincial or National Championship will earn an invitation to National Team Trials for the Junior National Team. National Team Trials shall be held in the event that a National Team must be selected to represent South Africa when competing in such Period in an International Championship.
Please note that the MSSA does not carry stock of shirts that are awarded. Registered Players who are awarded colours will thus be awarded at an event that they attend after being so awarded.
The next provincial; event is: The 14th MWEB Mpumalanga Championships that shall be held on 23 & 24 May 2015.