The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association is pleased to invite players from all FIDE Federations to its Trinidad and Tobago International Open Chess Tournament 2017 which takes place from August 27-September 2, 2017 at the VIP Room -Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. For the official invitation, please click here. Players are asked to Pre-RegisterRead More


The TTCA will be hosting a FIDE Trainers’ Seminar from May 19 – 21, 2017.  The purpose of the seminar will be to educate and certify Trainers and Chess Teachers on an international level, which will enable participants to be eligible for the Developmental Instructor (DI), National Instructor (NI) or FIDE Instructor (FI) designations. TheRead More

The National Juniors Championships

The National Juniors Under 20 Chess Championships will take place in January 2017. Date: January 14th, 15th, 21st and 22nd Venue: Pan American Life, St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain Registration Fee: $60.00 Registrations will be taken online up to 13th January, 2017 and NOT on the day of the tournament. Payment is on the dayRead More

TTCA Calendar of Events 2017

The TTCA is proud to present its Calendar of Events for 2017. Updates will be done for those events where there are unknown dates once the dates are finalised. The TTCA will also do its best to adhere to published dates as far as possible barring any unforeseen events. TTCA Calendar of Events 2017 v2Read More

National Youth Chess Championships 2017

The National Youth Chess Championship Under 8-18 categories will take place in January 2017. The details are as follows… Under 8-16: Date: January 3rd, 4th, 5th 2017 Under 18: Date: January 5th. 6th, 7th 2017 Venue: Roll Call Room, National Cycling Velodrome, Couva. Registration Fee: $50.00 Registrations will be taken online up to 2nd January,Read More

ROUND 7 Report- The Excitement continues!

The Trinidad and Tobago International Masters and Open Chess tournaments continue to deliver on the excitement that preceded their commencement. MASTERS In the Masters Section,  the two top seeds remain at the top of the standings, with GM Ilja Zaragatski edging GM Elshan Moradaibadi on tie-break. Trinidad and Tobago’s FM Ryan Harper fought a long and hardRead More

The tournaments have begun!

The Trinidad and Tobago International Masters and Open Chess Tournaments began on a really high note with an Opening Ceremony which featured: the President of the National Olympic Committee, Brian Lewis, the Chairman of the Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago, Mr. Michael Phillips, the Manager Marketing and Member Relations, Rhand Credit Union ( Sponsor), Haile CaruthRead More