4th National Qualifier 2024

The 4th National Qualifier will take place in June 2024.Details are as follows: Date: June 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th 2024Venue: 15 Mora Avenue, Coconut Drive, San Fernando Registration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 20th June, 2024.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 WoodbrookRead More

3rd National Qualifier 2024

The 3rd National Qualifier will take place in May 2024.Details are as follows: Date: May 29th, 30th, 31st, 2nd June 2024Venue: Scarborough Public Library Registration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 27th May, 2024.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 Woodbrook Place Time allotmentRead More

Central Vikings Indian Arrival Day U20 Rapid

Details are as follows:Date:  Thursday 30th, May 2024 at 9 A.M.Venue: Preysal Secondary School The tournament will be FIDE Rated.Registration: $100 Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 Woodbrook Place Registration will be taken online up to 27th May, 2024 no later than 6 pmRead More

SCC Saturday Special

The SCC Saturday Special will be a one day OPEN 7 round (Fide-Rated) RAPIDDetails are as follows: Date: May 25th 2024 at 1:00pmVenue: 15 Mora Ave, Coconut Drive, San Fernando Advance Registration Fee: $120, additional siblings $100 each Registration will be taken online up to 24th May, 2024.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’sRead More

C3 National Individual Primary School Tournament

Sponsored By The TTCA presents its National Individual Primary School Tournament. The top 4 players from each school will contribute points for the overall challenge trophy. The school with the most point will be crowned National Primary School Chess Champion 2024. Details are as follows:Date: April 20-21, 2024 (2 days depending of number of participants)Venue:Read More

2nd National Qualifier 2024

The 2nd National Qualifier will take place in May 2024.Details are as follows: Date: May 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th 2024Venue: Cascadia Hotel Registration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 2nd May, 2024.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 Woodbrook Place Time allotment per playerRead More

National Junior Blitz 2024

The National Junior Blitz Chess Championship will be held on Friday 5th April 2024 at 9:00 am. It will be a Swiss event of Minimum 7 rounds, Maximum 9 rounds. Time control: 3 mins  plus 2 second incrementsVenue: San Fernando North Community Centre Registration fee: $100 Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank:Read More

It’s Easter! Blitz FIDE Tournament

F.E.M.S. (Affiliated to TTCA, 2011)It’s Easter! & Friends and Servers of the People Under the kind and welcoming auspices of the Mayor of San Fernando His Worship Mr. Robert Parris Date: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024Time: 1:00 p.m.Venue: formerly Skinner Park, San FernandoNOW CHANGED to City Hall Auditorium, San Fernando. For additional information and to registerRead More

It’s Easter! Rapid FIDE Tournament

F.E.M.S. (Affiliated to TTCA, 2011)It’s Easter! & Friends and Servers of the People Under the kind and welcoming auspices of the Mayor of San FernandoHis Worship Mr. Robert Parris Date: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024Time: 10:00 a.m.Venue: formerly Skinner Park, San FernandoNOW CHANGED to City Hall Auditorium, San Fernando. For additional information and to register clickRead More

SCC Easter Classical Showdown

The SCC Easter Classical Showdown will take place in March 2024.Details are as follows: Date: March 30th, April 1st, 6th, 7th 2024Venue: 15 Mora Ave, Coconut Drive, San Fernando Registration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 28th March, 2024.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress:Read More

Olympiad 2024 Qualifier – Women

The Olympiad 2024 Qualifier – Women will take place in March 2024.Details are as follows: Date: March 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th 2024Venue: Arima Boys RC School, 3a Woodford St., Arima Registration Fee: $100.00 Registration will be taken online up to 14th March, 2024.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First CitizensRead More

1st National Qualifier 2024

The 1st National Qualifier will take place in March 2024.Details are as follows: Date: March 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th 2024Venue: Arima Boys RC School, 3a Woodford St., Arima Registration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 14th March, 2024.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1Read More

Checkmaters First Cecil Lee Memorial Open Tournament

Dates February 2024 Saturday 3rd 2:00 p.m. Round #1Sunday 4th 2:00 p.m. Round #2Saturday 10th 10:00 a.m. Round #3Saturday 10th 3:00 p.m. Round #4Sunday 11th 3:00 p.m. Round #5Saturday 24th 10:00 a.m. Round #6Saturday 24th 3:00 p.m. Round #7 Rounds7 rounds Swiss VenueU.W.I. Students Activity Centre Time Control90 minutes plus 30 seconds

National Junior Chess Championship 2024

Details are as follows:Dates: January 6th, 7th, 13th,14th 2024Venue: Cascadia HotelRegistration Fee: $80.00Day of the tournament: $100.00 Saturday 6th JanuaryRound 1 …. 9:00 amRound 2 …. 3:00 pm Sunday 7th JanuaryRound 3 … 9:00 amRound 4 … 3:00 pm Saturday 13th January Round 5 … 9:00 amRound 6 … 3:00 pm Sunday 14th January RoundRead More

National Youth Chess Championship 2024

Details are as follows:Dates: December 9th to 12th 2023Venue: Cunupia SecondaryRegistration Fee: $80.00 Saturday 9th December Round 1 …. 9:00 amRound 2 …. 3:00 pm Sunday 10th December Round 3 … 9:00 amRound 4 … 3:00 pm Monday 11th December Round 5 … 9:00 amRound 6 … 3:00 pm Tuesday 12th December Round 7 …Read More

National Senior Championships 2023 (50+ and 65+)

The National Senior Chess Tournament on 2nd, 3rd, 16th,17th December, 2023 at the Southern Chess Club. Pre-registration is encouraged and players can register below contact 1st Vice-President – Mr Frank Sears at 681 7205. Venue: 15 Mora Avenue, Coconut Drive, San Fernando The tournament will be FIDE Rated.Registration: $100 Payments can be made directly toRead More

National Swiss Championship 2023

Details are as follows:Date: November 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th 2023Venue: Cascadia Hotel The tournament will be FIDE Rated.Registration: $150 Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 Woodbrook Place Registration will be taken online up to 17th November, 2023 no later than 9 pm and NOT on theRead More

National Blitz 2023

The National Blitz Chess Championship will be held on Saturday 14th October 2023 at 2.00 p.m. It will be a Swiss event of Minimum 7 rounds, Maximum 9 rounds. Time control: 3 mins  plus 2 second incrementsVenue: Heritage Hall St. Joseph’ Convent POS Registration fee: $100 Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: FirstRead More

National Rapid 2023

Details are as follows:Date:  October 21st, 22nd 2023Venue: Cascadia Hotel and Conference Center The tournament will be FIDE Rated.Registration: $100 Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 Woodbrook Place Registration will be taken online up to 20th October, 2023 no later than 9 pm andRead More

CAC Youth 2023 Local Registration

Date: August 20th-27th, 2023Local Accommodation: Hilton Trinidad Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 Woodbrook Place Rooms are available while supplies last and includes breakfast only.Shuttle service to and from the playing venue will be available.

The National Women’s Chess Championship 2023

The National Women’s Chess Championship shall be held from 29 July – 6 August 2023. All nationals who are interested in participating are asked to complete the form below no later than 27 July 2023. Date: 29th July, 2023 (starts and will run on weekends thereafter)Venue: The Cascadia Hotel and Conference CentreRegistration Fee: $110 Registration will be takenRead More

4th National Qualifier 2023

The 4th National Qualifier will take place in July 2023.Details are as follows: Date: July 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th 2023Venue: 15 Mora Avenue, Coconut Drive, San Fernando Registration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 7th July, 2023.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 WoodbrookRead More

Genesis Super Swiss 2023

The Southern Chess Club cordially invites you to the Genesis Super Swiss sponsored by Genesis Insurance Brokers & Benefits Consultants Ltd which starts on June 24 2023. The Genesis Super Swiss chess tournament will be FIDE Rated (Internationally rated) and will make history as the first tournament in Trinidad and Tobago with an Olympiad typeRead More

3rd National Qualifier 2023

The 3rd National Qualifier will take place in June 2023.Details are as follows: Date: June 16th-19th 2023Venue: Scarborough Library, Tobago Registration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 15th June, 2023.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 Woodbrook Place Time allotment per player is 1Read More

2nd National Qualifier 2023

The 2nd National Qualifier will take place in June 2023.Details are as follows: Date: June 3rd, 4th, 8th, 10th 2023Venue: Cascadia Hotel, St. Ann’s Registration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 2nd June, 2023.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 Woodbrook Place Time allotmentRead More

NATIONAL ARBITER SEMINAR

The seminar targets those who wish to become chess arbiters or already have moderate practice in the field.The objective is to learn foundational concepts and techniques, so that the participants get enough background to officiate as an arbiter on their own and build their experience before aiming for the international levels (FIDE Arbiter). The topicsRead More

Central Vikings Indian Arrival Day U20 Rapid

Details are as follows:Date:  Tuesday 30th, May 2022 at 9 A.M.Venue: Preysal Secondary School The tournament will be FIDE Rated.Registration: $80 Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 Woodbrook Place Registration will be taken online up to 27th May, 2023 no later than 6 pmRead More

1st National Qualifier 2023

The 1st National Qualifier will take place in May 2023.Details are as follows: Date: May 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st 2023Venue: Arima Boys RC School, 3a Woodford St., Arima Registration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 11th May, 2023.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1Read More

C3 National Individual Primary School Tournament

The TTCA presents its National Individual Primary School Tournament. The top 4 players from each school will contribute points for the overall challenge trophy. The school with the most point will be crowned National Primary School Chess Champion 2023. Details are as follows:Date: April 29th 2023Venue: Presentation College, Chaguanas Time Control: 10 min + 5Read More

SCC Two-day Junior (Under 20) Tournament

The Southern Chess Club presents Two-day Junior (Under 20) Tournament. Details are as follows:Date: April 1st, 2nd 2023Venue: 15 MORA AVE, COCONUT DRIVE, San Fernando The tournament will be rated,Registration before 31th March $80.00, otherwise $100.00 Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 Woodbrook Place SystemRead More

The Queen’s Gambit Challenge

Are you up for the Challenge? The Queen’s Gambit Challenge is a free chess crash course for English-speaking Caribbean females 8 years and older, who are interested in learning how to play chess. 1-hour lessons will be held on Saturdays and Sundays over the span of 10 weeks (19 hours in total). The course startsRead More

National Junior Chess Championship 2023

Details are as follows: Dates: January 28th, 29th, February 4th, 5th 2023 Venue: Presentation College, Chaguanas Registration Fee Before the day of the tournament $80.00 Day of the tournament $100.00 Saturday 28th January Round 1 …. 9:30 am Round 2 …. 3:00 pm Sunday 29th January Round 3 … 9:00 am Round 4 … 3:00Read More

National Youth Chess Championship 2023

Details are as follows:Dates: January 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th 2023Venue: Presentation College, ChaguanasRegistration Fee: $80.00 Saturday 7th January Round 1 …. 9:00 amRound 2 …. 3:00 pm Sunday 8th January Round 3 … 9:00 amRound 4 … 3:00 pm Saturday 14th JanuaryRound 5 … 9:00 amRound 6 … 3:00 pm Sunday 15th January Round 7Read More

National Rapid 2022

The top two players male and female shall be eligible to participate in the CCA qualification Hybrid event on January 21-22, 2023 for the CAC Games to be held in El Salvador in 2023. The registration for the 2 male and 2 female players with the organisers is on 4 January 2023. Details are as follows:Date:  December 10th, 11th 2022Venue: Daniell InstituteRead More

Two-day All-Female (Unrated) Rapid Tournament

The Southern Chess Club presents Two-day ALL-Female (Unrated) Rapid Tournament. Details are as follows:Date: December 10th, 11th 2022Venue: 15 MORA AVE, COCONUT DRIVE, San Fernando The tournament will be not rated,Registration before 10th December Section A $80.00 , Section A $70.00 per player, otherwise $100.00[No registration on day of Tournament] Payments can be made directly toRead More

Two-day Junior (Under 20) Rapid Tournament

The Southern Chess Club presents Two-day Junior (Under 20) Rapid Tournament. Details are as follows:Date: November 12th, 13th 2022Venue: 15 MORA AVE, COCONUT DRIVE, San Fernando The tournament will be FIDE Rated,Registration before 11th November $60.00 per player, otherwise $75.00[No registration on day of Tournament] Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:AccountRead More

National Blitz

The National Blitz Chess Championship will be held on Sunday 30th October 2022 at 10.00 a.m. It will be a Swiss event of 7 rounds. Time control: 3 mins  plus 2 second incrementsVenue: Cascadia Hotel, Conference Room #1 Registration fee: $100The tournament will be FIDE Rated. Proposed Prize fund: 1st Place $15002nd Place $10003rd Place $ 700 Top female. $600Read More

National Swiss Championship 2022

The winners (Male and Female) will be considered National Champions (Absolute and Women) for 2022. Details are as follows:Date: October 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th 2022Venue: Cascadia Hotel, Conference Room #1 The tournament will be FIDE Rated.Registration: $150 Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1Read More

National Individual Primary School Tournament

The TTCA presents its second installment of the National Individual Primary School Tournament. The top 4 players from each school will contribute points for the overall challenge trophy. The school with the most point will be crowned National Primary School Chess Champion 2022 Details are as follows:Date: July 16th 2022Venue: Tornelo and ZoomTime Control: 10Read More

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO INTERNATIONAL OPEN 2022

Invitation The Trinidad & Tobago Chess Association (TTCA) is pleased to invite all National Federations and players to the Trinidad and Tobago International Open Chess Tournament 2022 to be held at The Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre, Lady Young Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, from 1st July – 8th July 2022. The tournamentRead More

Genesis Super Swiss 2022

The Southern Chess Club cordially invites you to the Genesis Super Swiss sponsored by Genesis Insurance Brokers & Benefits Consultants Ltd which starts on June 11 2022. The Genesis Super Swiss chess tournament will be FIDE Rated (Internationally rated) and will make history as the first tournament in Trinidad and Tobago with an Olympiad typeRead More

The National Junior Chess Championships 2022 (Under 20)

Details are as follows:Dates: April 12th, 13th, 14th 2022Venue: Preysal SecondaryRegistration Fee: $80.00 Registration will be taken online up to 11th April, 2022 and NOT on the day of the tournament.Payment due the day of the tournament up to 8:30 am, payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: FirstRead More

Olympiad Qualifier 2022 #2

Date: 26th – 27th February 2022Venue: Tornelo and ZoomTornelo Link: https://tornelo.com/chess/orgs/trinidad-tobago-chess-association/events/68b56206-f9c6-4793-8180-0e1262bd588aTime Control: 20 min + 5 sec Rounds: 7 Rounds.Rounds 1-4 26th February 2022 2.00 p.m.Rounds 5-7 27th February 2022 3.00 p.m. In the event there are 8 or less participants, the tournament will be played as a round-robin. Registration fee: $80 Registration closes: 25th February at 11:59pmChiefRead More

Olympiad Qualifier 2022 #1

Date: 12th – 13th February 2022Venue: Tornelo and ZoomTornelo Link: https://tornelo.com/chess/orgs/trinidad-tobago-chess-association/events/7a17f0bf-1ae4-44a0-ab75-ead318dee11eTime Control: 20 min + 5 sec Rounds: 7 Rounds.Rounds 1-4 12th February 2022 2.00 p.m.Rounds 5-7 13th February 2022 3.00 p.m. In the event there are 8 or less participants, the tournament will be played as a round-robin. Registration fee: $80 Registration closes: 11th February at 11:59pmChiefRead More

UWI CHESS CLUB REPUBLIC DAY RAPID

UWI Chess club in collaboration with the TTCA presents the UWI CHESS CLUB REPUBLIC DAY RAPID. This tournament is the beginning of an annual rapid tournament event carded for the 24th of September each year. As the pandemic has limited movement and engagement in Trinidad and Tobago, Chess has continued to thrive in an onlineRead More

International Chess Day

International Chess Day is commemorated on 20th July every year. This year the TTCA shall be engaging in a campaign “Meet the Champions: Youth Chess TT ” to highlight the National Youth/Junior Chess Champions of 2021.This campaign consists of short videos introducing each national youth/junior chess champion to the wider community. Every day for aRead More

TTCA National Individual Primary School Tournament

The tournament will see participants competing individually. The top 4 players from each school will contribute points for the overall challenge trophy. The school that accumulates the most points among the top 4 players will be the Champions. Details are as follows:Date: July 17th 2021 at 1 p.m.Venue: Tornelo and ZoomTime Control: 10 min +Read More

Call for Volunteers

The TTCA is making great strides to continue to promote chess in Trinidad and Tobago, however we are lacking human resources. Please fill out the following form if you are willing to volunteer in any way to help in keeping chess activity vibrant within Trinidad and Tobago. Thank you in advance for your willingness toRead More

National Junior Chess Championships 2021

The National Junior Chess Championships 2021Details are as follows: Dates: March 13th, 14th, 20th 2021Venue: Preysal SecondaryRegistration Fee: $80.00 Registration will be taken online up to 12th March, 2021 and NOT on the day of the tournament.Payment due the day of the tournament up to 8:30 am, payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s Read More

‘Return to the Board’ Open

Details are as follows: Date: February 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st 2021Venue: Preysal SecondaryRegistration Fee: $100.00 Registration will be taken online up to 12th February, 2020 and NOT on the day of the tournament. Payment due the day of the tournament up to 8:30 am, payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank:Read More

CCA-FIDE America – Caribbean Online Youth

Registration procedureJust complete and submit the registration form at the linkhttps://forms.gle/Jte6gLvgjVXjkuF67 VERY IMPORTANT 1- Only the players from Caribbean Countries can play this tournament VERY IMPORTANT 2- after registering by the above link you will receive a link by email to enter the tournament . Please enter in this link 1 hour before or atRead More

Della-Marie Walcott

Please be advised that the funeral service for Della Marie Walcott will take place this Saturday 18th July, 2020 at 8:00 am at Church of Nativity in Diego Martin. Due to the COVID restrictions and number of persons permitted the service will be streamed live for those who wish to participate using the following linkRead More

1st Regional Online Youth Chess Championship

Finals Game type – 60 mins battle between playersTime Control: 3 minutes initial – 2 second increments June 17, 2020: Finals / 3rd place 6.00 p.m. The TTCA is pleased to present its first Regional Online Youth Chess Championship from June 13 – June 17, 2020. REGULATIONSTargetThe tournament is open to youth players from the followingRead More

Master of ‘D’ Minds 2020

Southern Chess Club presents Master of ‘D’ Minds, One day Rapid chess tournament.Payments can be made in person on the day of the tournament. Date: PostponedVenue: Naparima Boys’ College, San FernandoRegistration FeeJunior – $60.00 Open – $100.00Registration Closes April 3rd, 2020

Prize Giving 2020

The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association cordially invites you to our Prize Giving Ceremony for all National Tournaments which will include the following: National Finals both Absolute and Women (2019) National Blitz National Swiss National Seniors Player of the Year Youth Chess Championship 2020 Junior Chess Championship 2020 This will take place on Sunday 8thRead More

2nd National Qualifier 2020

Please note due to the potential impact of the Covid 19, the 2nd Qualifier will be postponed until further notice. Thank you for your understanding as we take steps to ensure the safety of our players and their loved ones. Date: TBDVenue: La Horquetta South Government Primary School. Gladiolus Crescent (Venue change)Registration Fee: $110.00 Registration willRead More

1st National Qualifier 2020

The 1st National Qualifier will take place in at the end of January 2020.Details are as follows: Date: January 25th, 26th, February 1st, 2nd 2020Venue: Daniell Institute of Learning, 20 Hamilton Holder Street, WoodbrookRegistration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 24th January, 2020 and NOT on the day of the tournament.Payments can be madeRead More

National Junior Chess Championships 2020

The National Junior Chess Championships 2020 Details are as follows: Dates: February 8th, 9th ,15th ,16th, 2020 Venue: Presentation College Chaguanas Registration Fee: $60.00 Registration will be taken online up to 7th February, 2020 and NOT on the day of the tournament.Payment due the day of the tournament up to 10:00 am, payments can beRead More

National Swiss 2020

The National Swiss 2020 will take place in January 2020.Details are as follows: Date: January 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th 2020Venue: San Fernando Girls’ Anglican, St Julien of NorwichRegistration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 10th January, 2020.Any late registration would be at the discretion of the Arbiter Mr Keevin James.Payments can be madeRead More

NATIONAL YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020

The National Youth Chess Championship Under 8-18 categories will take place in January 2020. Details are as follows: Dates: January 2nd-5th, 2019 Venue: Naparima College Registration Fee: $60.00 Registration will be taken online up to 1st January, 2020 and NOT on the day of the tournament. Payment due the day of the tournament up toRead More

National Senior Championships 2019 (50+ and 65+)

The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association will be hosting its 2019 (FIDE Rated) National Senior Chess Tournament on Saturday 16, Sunday 17, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November, 2019 at the Tranquility Government Secondary School in Port of Spain. Pre-registration is encouraged and players can register with either the Secretary – Ms Sandy Razark, srazark@yahoo.comRead More

National Blitz 2019 Tournament

The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association, TTCA, is pleased to invite all nationals to participate in the  National Blitz 2019 Tournament. Date: Saturday, 16th November, 2019Late registration would be taken up to 3:40 pmTournament begins 4 pm Venue: Tranquility Government Secondary School Registration: $50.00 Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s First Citizen’s Account:Read More

Introduction to Swiss Manager

For club administrators and arbiters/helpers who do tournament management and have used Swiss Manager before or at least are quick learners when it comes to using new software. Date: Saturday 14th September – 2:00 pm – 3:30 pmVenue: Cascadia Hotel and Conference Centre in St. Anns. Topics: Introduction to Swiss Manager Review of the FIDERead More

C3 Centre Simultaneous

C3 Center Logo

The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association, TTCA, is pleased to invite all interested persons to participate in the C3 Centre Simultaneous Event with Grandmaster Marian Petrov. Attractive prizes, and medals the event!The games begin from 3.00 p.m. on Monday, 26th August, 2019. Registration: $20.00 Participants for the simultaneous are asked to pre-register using the formRead More

Trainer Title Fees

Attention all Chess Trainers certified by FIDE The following trainer certificates are due for renewal, the outstanding sums of money would be required to extend the validity of the trainer titles for 4 years 8.3     8.3.1      Every four years, holders of the titles FIDE Senior Trainer, FIDE Trainer, FIDE Instructor, National Instructor, Developmental Instructor must apply for aRead More

Pre Registration Women’s Finals 2019

The National Women’s Chess Championship is carded to take place on 31st August, 2019. Those who are interested are kindly ask to register in the form below Date: 31st August, 2019 (starts and will run on weekends thereafter)Venue: The Cascadia Hotel and Conference CentreRegistration Fee: $110 Registration will be taken online up to 27th August, 2019.PaymentsRead More

Training with Grand Master Marian Petrov

The TTCA has embarked on a Chess Training exercise to be conducted by a Bulgarian Grand Master Marian Petrov. This unique and exciting project will take place in Trinidad from Monday 19th August to Saturday 24th August 2019. The Following are the details:• This Training will be split into four modules o Module “A” isRead More

4th National Qualifier 2019

The 4th National Qualifier will take place in July 2019.Details are as follows: Date:  7th, 13th, 14th, 21st 2019Venue: San Fernando Girls’ Anglican, St Julien of NorwichRegistration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 5th July, 2019.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 WoodbrookRead More

3rd National Qualifier (Tobago) 2019

The 3rd National Qualifier will take place in May 2019.Details are as follows: Date: May 30th, 31st, June 1st, 2nd 2019Venue: Activity Centre, Scarborough Library, TobagoRegistration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 29th May, 2019.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: First Citizens BankAddress: 1 Woodbrook Place TimeRead More

2nd National Qualifier 2019

The 2nd National Qualifier will take place in March 2019.Details are as follows: Date: March 16th, 17th, 23th, 24th 2019Venue: St. James Youth CenterRegistration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 15th March, 2019 and NOT on the day of the tournament.Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: FirstRead More

National Junior Chess Championships 2019

The National Junior Chess Championships 2019 Details are as follows: Dates: January 19th, 20th ,26th ,27th, 2019 Venue: Presentation College Chaguanas Registration Fee: $60.00 Registration will be taken online up to 18th January, 2019 and NOT on the day of the tournament. Payment due the day of the tournament up to 10:00 am, payments canRead More

1st National Qualifier 2019

The 1st National Qualifier will take place in February 2019. Details are as follows: Date: February 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th 2019 Venue: La Horquetta South Government Primary School Registration Fee: $110.00 Registration will be taken online up to 1st February, 2019 and NOT on the day of the tournament. Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’sRead More

NATIONAL YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

The National Youth Chess Championship Under 8-18 categories will take place in January 2019. Details are as follows: Dates: January 3rd-6th, 2019 Venue: University of Trinidad and Tobago, Point Lisas Campus, Auditorium Registration Fee: $60.00 Registration will be taken online up to 2nd January, 2019 and NOT on the day of the tournament. Payment dueRead More

C3 Centre Blitz Chess Tournaments

C3 Center Logo

The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association, TTCA, is pleased to invite all interested persons to participate in the C3 Centre Blitz Chess Tournaments. Events include: Blitz-OPEN Blitz-Youth (Under 13 and Under 9) Attractive prizes, trophies, and medals for tournaments as well as Special prizes! Registration begins from 1.00 p.m. on Saturday, 1st December, 2018. RegistrationRead More

NATIONAL YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018

The National Youth Chess Championship Under 8-18 categories will take place in January 2018. Details are as follows: Dates: January 4-7, 2018 Venue: Lobby 2, Aquatic Centre, Couva. Registration Fee: $50.00 Registration will be taken online up to 2nd January, 2018 and NOT on the day of the tournament. Payment is on the day ofRead More

National Chess Championships 2017

The National Open Chess Championship and National Women’s Chess Championship shall be held at 7th Floor, Pan American Life Building, St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain over the following dates: September  23, 24, 25, 30               2017 October       1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22   2017 RoundsRead More

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO INTERNATIONAL OPEN 2017

The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association is pleased to invite players from all FIDE Federations to its Trinidad and Tobago International Open Chess Tournament 2017 which takes place from August 27-September 2, 2017 at the VIP Room -Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. For the official invitation, please click here. Players are asked to Pre-RegisterRead More

The National Juniors Championships

The National Juniors Under 20 Chess Championships will take place in January 2017. Date: January 14th, 15th, 21st and 22nd Venue: Pan American Life, St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain Registration Fee: $60.00 Registrations will be taken online up to 13th January, 2017 and NOT on the day of the tournament. Payment is on the dayRead More

ROUND 7 Report- The Excitement continues!

The Trinidad and Tobago International Masters and Open Chess tournaments continue to deliver on the excitement that preceded their commencement. MASTERS In the Masters Section,  the two top seeds remain at the top of the standings, with GM Ilja Zaragatski edging GM Elshan Moradaibadi on tie-break. Trinidad and Tobago’s FM Ryan Harper fought a long and hardRead More

The tournaments have begun!

The Trinidad and Tobago International Masters and Open Chess Tournaments began on a really high note with an Opening Ceremony which featured: the President of the National Olympic Committee, Brian Lewis, the Chairman of the Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago, Mr. Michael Phillips, the Manager Marketing and Member Relations, Rhand Credit Union ( Sponsor), Haile CaruthRead More

International Masters and Open Chess Tournaments

The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association (TTCA) is proud to be hosting the inaugural International Masters and Open Chess Tournaments in commemoration of its 80th Anniversary. The tournament will be held at the Normandie Hotel, St. Anns from July 28th- August 5, 2016. Players from Germany, Chile, Netherlands, Uganda, Venezuela, the United States and ourRead More