TRAINERS’ SEMINAR

The TTCA will be hosting a three Trainers’ Seminars during the period May 18-26, 2022 with International Master Jop Delemarre. The purpose of the seminar will be to educate and certify Trainers and Chess Teachers on the Dutch Step method to teach children how to play chess. Participants will be eligible for a certificate for participation atRead More

Genesis Super Swiss 2022

The Southern Chess Club cordially invites you to the Genesis Super Swiss sponsored by Genesis Insurance Brokers & Benefits Consultants Ltd which starts on June 11 2022. The Genesis Super Swiss chess tournament will be FIDE Rated (Internationally rated) and will make history as the first tournament in Trinidad and Tobago with an Olympiad typeRead More

The National Junior Chess Championships 2022 (Under 20)

Details are as follows:Dates: April 12th, 13th, 14th 2022Venue: Preysal SecondaryRegistration Fee: $80.00 Registration will be taken online up to 11th April, 2022 and NOT on the day of the tournament.Payment due the day of the tournament up to 8:30 am, payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:Account number: 2016302Bank: FirstRead More

Olympiad Qualifier 2022 #2

Date: 26th – 27th February 2022Venue: Tornelo and ZoomTornelo Link: https://tornelo.com/chess/orgs/trinidad-tobago-chess-association/events/68b56206-f9c6-4793-8180-0e1262bd588aTime Control: 20 min + 5 sec Rounds: 7 Rounds.Rounds 1-4 26th February 2022 2.00 p.m.Rounds 5-7 27th February 2022 3.00 p.m. In the event there are 8 or less participants, the tournament will be played as a round-robin. Registration fee: $80 Registration closes: 25th February at 11:59pmChiefRead More

Olympiad Qualifier 2022 #1

Date: 12th – 13th February 2022Venue: Tornelo and ZoomTornelo Link: https://tornelo.com/chess/orgs/trinidad-tobago-chess-association/events/7a17f0bf-1ae4-44a0-ab75-ead318dee11eTime Control: 20 min + 5 sec Rounds: 7 Rounds.Rounds 1-4 12th February 2022 2.00 p.m.Rounds 5-7 13th February 2022 3.00 p.m. In the event there are 8 or less participants, the tournament will be played as a round-robin. Registration fee: $80 Registration closes: 11th February at 11:59pmChiefRead More

UWI CHESS CLUB REPUBLIC DAY RAPID

UWI Chess club in collaboration with the TTCA presents the UWI CHESS CLUB REPUBLIC DAY RAPID. This tournament is the beginning of an annual rapid tournament event carded for the 24th of September each year. As the pandemic has limited movement and engagement in Trinidad and Tobago, Chess has continued to thrive in an onlineRead More

International Chess Day

International Chess Day is commemorated on 20th July every year. This year the TTCA shall be engaging in a campaign “Meet the Champions: Youth Chess TT ” to highlight the National Youth/Junior Chess Champions of 2021.This campaign consists of short videos introducing each national youth/junior chess champion to the wider community. Every day for aRead More

TTCA National Individual Primary School Tournament

The tournament will see participants competing individually. The top 4 players from each school will contribute points for the overall challenge trophy. The school that accumulates the most points among the top 4 players will be the Champions. Details are as follows:Date: July 17th 2021 at 1 p.m.Venue: Tornelo and ZoomTime Control: 10 min +Read More