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

International Masters and Open Chess Tournaments

The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association (TTCA) is proud to be hosting the inaugural International Masters and Open Chess Tournaments in commemoration of its 80th Anniversary. The tournament will be held at the Normandie Hotel, St. Anns from July 28th- August 5, 2016. Players from Germany, Chile, Netherlands, Uganda, Venezuela, the United States and ourRead More

REVISION OF NATIONAL SPORT POLICY-MYSA INITIATIVE

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs is in the process of reviewing the Trinidad and Tobago National Sport Policy (NSP). As such the Ministry is seeking feedback of requisite stakeholders to inform the formulation of this paper. Please click on the link below to review the correspondence from the Ministry. Revision of the Trinidad and Tobago SportRead More

T&T Has 2 New FMs and 1 New WCM!

Twelve (12) players from Trinidad and Tobago participated in the recently concluded Sub Zonal Chess Championships in Barbados over the period April 28- May 2, 2016. The full contingent comprised: FEMALE  WCM Aditi Soondarsingh-National Women’s Champion WCM Gabriella Johnson– National Under 16 Female Champion and runner up National Junior Female Champion Shemilah James-National Under 14Read More

TTCA CELEBRATES 80 YEARS -LOGO DESIGN COMPETITION

In 2016, we celebrate 80 years as the Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association. The theme we have adopted for 2016 is “Building productive, disciplined communities…One move at a time”. In the message from the TTCA President, Sonja Johnson, on this milestone in our organisation’s history, she indicated that a few activities have been proposed for commemoration ofRead More

TTCA CELEBRATES 80 YEARS

Dear Members of the Chess Community This year we mark an important milestone – eighty (80) years as the Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association (TTCA). The theme we have adopted for 2016 is “Building productive, disciplined communities…One move at a time”. The TTCA was founded in 1936 and became affiliated to FIDE in 1972. SinceRead More

TTCA Wins Top Sports Administration ( Small) for 2015

Dear Chess Community On Sunday 13th March, 2016,  the Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association (TTCA) was presented with the award for top National Sporting Organisation-Small Category for 2015, for the first time. See picture attached. I felt honoured yet humbled to accept this prestigious Award, on behalf of the TTCA, . This milestone achievement cameRead More