SubZonal News: after round 5

IM Munoz stands alone in the lead…but 4 Trinis and 2 Bajans in the top 10 IM Munoz made it 2/2 by defeating Trinidad’s Master, Allan Munro (hours after getting by Ryan Harper). Munoz of Equador now stands alone in the lead on 5 of a possible 5 and will now play Venezuelan Ariel MarichalRead More

SubZonal News: after round 4

Mixed Results in Round 4 but Trinidad still in the running. Trinidad National Master, Ravishen Singh fought in a Knight and Pawns endgame against Venezuelan Mora Moron. Singh made some inaccuracies in the endgame but came back strong to secure an important victory for himself and his country. He now moves to 3 1/2 pointsRead More

SubZonal News: after round 3

Trinidad players take the lead in SubZonal 2.3.5 Championships, 2014 It is still very early, but after 3 rounds Trinidad players have taken the lead in the SubZonal championship. Three (3) locals remain undefeated: Ryan Harper is in first place with 3 wins, Allan Munro is in 3rd place also with 3 wins, and RavishenRead More

SubZonal News: after round 2

Trinidadian players pull off 3 more upsets in round 2… Olympiad medalist, NM Ravishen Singh defeated the Top Seed, FM William Puntier in round 2 of the Subzonal 2.3.5. Ravi played comfortably using his time well, while Puntier showed the pressure he was under by using up the clock. The game lasted 41 moves. MeanwhileRead More

SubZonal News: after round 1

The SubZonal 2.3.5 has begun, thanks to partners like the Ministry of Tourism and First Citizens Asset Management Let us see what is happening with our players. Thus far National Champion FM Ryan Harper, NM Yogi Ramsingh (making a comeback), NM and olympic medalist Ravishen Singh and NM Marcus Joseph are on 1/1, winning theirRead More

Subzonal 2.3.5 Female 2014

Trinidad and Tobago has a new WCM! Congratulations to Aditi Soondarsingh for attaining the title of Women Candidate Master! Aditi participated in the recently concluded Subzonal 2.3.5 Female tournament in Suriname, where she obtained 4.5 points. Aditi is an 8-time National Women’s Champion of Trinidad and Tobago and now adds a new title to her achievements.Read More

SUB ZONAL 2.3.5 Absolute 2014

INVITATION   The Confederation of Chess for the Americas (CCA) and The Trinidad & Tobago Chess Association (TTCA), are pleased to invite all National Federations of the CAC Sub-Zone 2.3.5  to participate in the Sub-Zonal 2.3.5 Championships Absolute event, to be held in Trinidad, from 26th March through 2nd  April 2014. Please click on theRead More

National Youth Championships: U20

  Results We thank all 29 players for making the National Under 20 tournament such a success. We also thank the 14 players from Tobago, under the guidance of Mr. Joel Peters for their whole-hearted support of this event. Congratulations to our Under 20 Champions! Absolute: Vishnu Singh-Presentation College Chaguanas Female:    Javanna Smith-Holy NameRead More

National Seniors 55 & Over Masters’ Tournament

Results Congratulations to NM Frank Sears, our new Masters Champion!    The Masters tournament fielded 6 participants whose determination and commitment contributed to this tournament being quite competitive. Frank was also formally conferred with the title of ‘National Master’ during the prize giving ceremony. So well deserved! The top 3 places were as follows:  Read More

National Youth Championships: U8 – U18 2014

Results   We have just completed the National Junior (Age Group) Chess Championships 2014. There were many very good games, many tough battles and close finishes. Congratulations to ALL the participants, and their parents for turning out. Special congratulations to the new champions, who have written their names in our history books. The 2014 championsRead More