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


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


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

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

National Chess Champions 2015!

The National Chess Championships 2015 came to an end on Sunday 1st November, 2015. It is with pleasure that I now report on the final results. Absolute T&T has a new National Absolute Champion! CM Kevin Cupid. Kevin definitely left his mark on this year’s tournament where he won 8 games, drew two and lost one toRead More

The National Chess Championships have begun!

The National Championships have begun. There are 12 persons vying for the national title in the Absolute Section and 10 persons in the Female Section. Results can be found at : Absolute: http://chess-results.com/tnr190509.aspx?lan=1 Female: http://chess-results.com/tnr190508.aspx?lan=1 Games continue at Rhand Credit Union, Abercromby Street, Port of Spain. The schedule is as follows: Friday 16th October, 2015Read More