SAJCC 2019

3 - 12 Jan 2020

Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg



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GM Simul lottery

Entries close 14:00 on 5 Jan

Players will be picked at random after entry closes.

2019 Wild Card, Blitz & Doubles Entry

Enter for the Wild Card, Blitz & Doubles Tournaments here. Do not register here if you're region already registered you for the events.

2019 FIDE Arbiter Course

Dates: 5 Jan 14:00 & 7 Jan 09:00

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Documents, circulars and more

Here we will list all public documents relevant to the SAJCC. Tournament rules, schedule, communications and more will be posted here.


Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre

What to expect?

Live broadcast

We are continuously working on ways to improve the involvement of spectators.

SMS notifications

SMS Notifications will be available for the 2019 SAJCC. Receive your pairings on your cellphone!

Ease of access

Location plays a big part in the success of any event. Birchwood hotel and conference centre is close to O.R. Tambo airport (shuttle service available) and the N12 making it easily accessible.


Available in conference centres and in all rooms on a fair use basis. 350MB per room cap will apply afterwhich a premium wifi service will be available for purchase.


A small swimming pool is available for the players to relax between rounds. A day spa is also available. We are in the process of organising various activities at discount prices for visitors. Keep a lookout on the website for more information.

Analysis Rooms

Limited amount of analysis rooms available for regions and coaches on request at additional charge.


Photo's from the event will be made available online. More information on where to get the photo's will be announced closer to the event.


Tuck shop, chess shop and more. Shuttle service is available to East Rand Mall. Shops situated next to venue.