Inaugural C3 Centre Blitz Chess Tournaments

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The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association, TTCA, is pleased to invite all interested persons to participate in the Inaugural C3 Centre Blitz Chess Tournaments on Saturday 16th December, 2017. Events include: Activities with Giant Chess Board 5-minute Blitz-OPEN 5-minute Blitz-beginners Events begin from 1.00 p.m. Registration Open: $30.00 Beginners: $20.00 Participants for the Blitz tournamentsRead 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

FIDE TRAINERS’ SEMINAR: MAY 19-21, 2017

The TTCA will be hosting a FIDE Trainers’ Seminar from May 19 – 21, 2017.  The purpose of the seminar will be to educate and certify Trainers and Chess Teachers on an international level, which will enable participants to be eligible for the Developmental Instructor (DI), National Instructor (NI) or FIDE Instructor (FI) designations. TheRead 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

T&T Has 2 New FMs and 1 New WCM!

Twelve (12) players from Trinidad and Tobago participated in the recently concluded Sub Zonal Chess Championships in Barbados over the period April 28- May 2, 2016. The full contingent comprised: FEMALE  WCM Aditi Soondarsingh-National Women’s Champion WCM Gabriella Johnson– National Under 16 Female Champion and runner up National Junior Female Champion Shemilah James-National Under 14Read More

TTCA CELEBRATES 80 YEARS -LOGO DESIGN COMPETITION

In 2016, we celebrate 80 years as the Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association. The theme we have adopted for 2016 is “Building productive, disciplined communities…One move at a time”. In the message from the TTCA President, Sonja Johnson, on this milestone in our organisation’s history, she indicated that a few activities have been proposed for commemoration ofRead More

TTCA CELEBRATES 80 YEARS

Dear Members of the Chess Community This year we mark an important milestone – eighty (80) years as the Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association (TTCA). The theme we have adopted for 2016 is “Building productive, disciplined communities…One move at a time”. The TTCA was founded in 1936 and became affiliated to FIDE in 1972. SinceRead More

TTCA Wins Top Sports Administration ( Small) for 2015

Dear Chess Community On Sunday 13th March, 2016,  the Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association (TTCA) was presented with the award for top National Sporting Organisation-Small Category for 2015, for the first time. See picture attached. I felt honoured yet humbled to accept this prestigious Award, on behalf of the TTCA, . This milestone achievement cameRead More