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

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

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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

80th Anniversary

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

80th Anniversary

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

Sonja Johnson, TTCA President and Bhisham Soondarsingh, 1st VP with Award for Top Administration 2015 (Small)

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

Overwhelming Support for Della-Marie

The family and friends of Della-Marie Walcott thank all persons who have supported the fund-raiser Curry Q at Hott Shoppe. Due to the overwhelming response, all tickets are sold out. However there are currently two available options for persons who are interested in supporting Della-Marie: Donation to account at Republic Bank Limited: Account number: 180801224831-FriendsRead More