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

National Chess Championships 2015

Congratulations to the 12 players who will be competing in the 2015 National Chess Championship-Absolute to be held at Rhand Credit Union, Abercromby Street, POS, from October 10-November 1, 2015: CM Adrian Winter Atwell Hayden Lee FM Frank Yee FM Mario Merritt FM Joshua Johnson CM Frank Sears FM Ryan Harper Mahendra Singh David ChristopherRead More

CAC Youth Chess Festival 2015-A Great Success

Dear Chess Community It is with great pride that we bring down the curtain on what was a very successful Central America and the Caribbean Youth Chess Festival 2015. This event was held for the first time in the English-Speaking Caribbean and we can boast of participation by approximately 180 players from 14 countries.   Read More

Two more players qualify in Tobago

The second qualifier for the National Chess Championships 2015 took place at the Scarborough Library in Tobago. There were 14 players of which 5, were residents of Tobago. The two players who emerged at the top were FM Mario Merritt and FM Joshua Johnson who each scored 5.5 points out of 6. They will joinRead More

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

Trinidad & Tobago to a flying start

Our National  Olympiad teams climbed up the ladder of success yesterday as the ladies hammered Palau 4-0 whilst the men downed the Bhutanese team 3.5 – 05. This performance earned the ladies a round 3 match against Japan and earned the men a match against Seychelles. Our players now smelling blood and knowing that a win earns themRead 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