“Chess is something more than a game. It is an intellectual diversion which has certain artistic qualities and many scientific elements.”
– Jose Capablanca – Cuba
First and only World Chess Champion from the Caribbean.
To promote the sport of Chess in Trinidad and Tobago in a manner that is sustainable.
What is needed is an investment of resources (including financial) and goodwill, RnG. It will come from private sector, government, FIDE, parents, well-wishers, chess players and other stakeholders.
We are prepared to give return in investment in the form of children who are more focused and developed, citizens who are mentally healthy, athletes from other sports who are more strategic in the game, a safer Trinidad & Tobago because chess can help prevent crime, world class players, arbiters and coaches, increase in national revenue through sports tourism, build up of family life as parents and children take time to play chess, and much more…
- Chess in Schools.
- Chess in Communities.
- Institutional Strengthening of the TTCA.
- Club development initiatives.
- Player development programmes – designed to elevate the level of chess in Trinidad and Tobago.
- Coaches & Arbiters development programmes
- Social outreach programme
Our Mission Statement
“To promote knowledge and understanding of the game of Chess for its own sake as an art and as an intellectual sport.”
Our 2016/2017 Executive Committee
The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association is a FIDE affiliate and a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee.
|President||Mrs. Sonja Johnson||E-mail address: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|1st Vice President||Mr. Bhisham Soondarsingh||E-mail address: email@example.com|
|2nd Vice President||Mr. Daryl Davis||E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|3rd Vice President||Mr. Naresh Bhola
||E-mail address: email@example.com|
|Secretary||Mrs. Sandy Razark
||E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com|
|Assistant Secretary||Ms. Kumarie Sookhoo||E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org/ email@example.com|
|P.R.O.||Mr. Elyse James||E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Treasurer||Mrs. Debra Walcott||E-mail address: email@example.com|
Board of Trustees:
CM Adrian Winter Atwell
CM Dev Soondarsingh
Mr. Andrew Bowles
FM Mario Merritt
Mr. Patrick Ifill
Mr. Keevin James
Mr. Roderick Noel