Chess Carnival Event happening on Saturday, September 28 2019

A popular event on Durban’s calender will see uShaka Marine World once again hosting their Annual World Chess Carnival on Saturday, September 28th, in partnership with the KZN Chess Academy.

So if you enjoy an exciting battle of concentration, realize that every move is important, know that you cannot pawn off your failures on others, and ultimately no one can claim credit for your win, then this tournament is for you.

Dress code on the day is strictly black and white. Registration is free and takes place at 08h00 until 09h30 and will work on a first come first serve basis.

Prizes up for grabs include uShaka Marine World entry tickets and hampers as well as trophies and medals. There are only 88 entries available, so book now to avoid disappointment.

Since uShaka Marine World is the coolest place to be, you can expect this event will be filled with further unlimited fun, featuring face painting, piece juggling, stilt walkers, dance offs, photo opportunities, uShaka Marine World mascots entertainment and an in house DJ.

Spectators are welcome and entrance is free, so get down to uShaka Marine World’s Village Walk and experience playing the most strategic game in the world.

Schedule of the day

  • Registration: 08h00-09h30
  • Welcome and opening presentation: 09h40 – 10h00
  • Round 1: 10h00 – 10h30
  • Entertainment – Music Dance off:  10h30 – 10h45
  • Round 2: 10h45 – 11h15
  • Entertainment – jugglers and stilt walkers: 11h15 – 11h30
  • Round 3: 11h00 – 12h00
  • Entertainment – jugglers and stilt walkers:  12h00 – 12h15
  • Round 4: 12h15 – 12h45
  • Entertainment – Eco Warrior Mascots: 12h45 – 13h00
  • Final Round: 13h00 – 13h30
  • Entertainment – Dj Spike: 13h30 – 14h00
  • Prize Giving: 14h00


For enquires contact uShaka Marine World on 031 328 8000 or go to

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