Adrian Winter-Atwell wins First National Qualifier

Adrian Winter-Atwell finishes on 6 points out of 7, and in first place, after the conclusion of the First National Qualifier held at Pan American Life Building in Port of Spain. In a field of 24 participants, Adrian played confidently to seal his place in the National Chess Championship 2015. His only loss came toRead More

2nd National Qualifier takes place in Scarborough Tobago

This is an invitation to all national chess players to participate in the upcoming 2nd National Qualifier to take place at Anne Mitchell-Gift Auditorium, Scarborough Library, Garden Side Street, Scarborough, Tobago. Dates: June 19-21, 2015 Tournament: 6-round Swiss (once more than 7 players) Players are reminded that the next two (2) persons, to qualify for the National ChampionshipsRead More

T&T Sounds a warning

Trinidad & Tobago Olympiad team did us proud in round 1 of the Olympiad. Men’s team square off against 4 Grand Masters from Brazil Our men’s team played against an all-Grand master team and the result was…they fought as if they didn’t notice their opponents were Grand masters. Every last member of our team playedRead More

Kasparov to visit Trinidad

The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association (TTCA) is happy to announce the visit of Garry Kasparov, who is regarded as one of the greatest chess players in the world. Garry shall visit Trinidad on Sunday 29th June, 2014. He is expected to arrive via private jet around 12.00 -1.00 p.m. Mr. Kasparov will be greetedRead More

Chess in Schools Teacher Training Programme

Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association (TTCA) to host Teaching Training seminar for Primary school teachers The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association, in collaboration with the World Chess Governing Body, FIDE, will host two training seminars targeted to Primary School teachers. The first will be held during the period July 2-4, 2014 at St Madeleine Gov’tRead More

Chess in Schools…Implementation

FIDE Vice President and Chairman of the Chess in Schools Commission, Dr. Ali Nihat Yazici, visited Trinidad in April 2014. He had an official meeting with Chief Education Officer, Mr. Harrilal Seecharam where a decision was taken to launch a Chess in Schools pilot in 70 schools in Trinidad. Dr. Yazici also visited Tobago whereRead More