Call for Volunteers

The TTCA is making great strides to continue to promote chess in Trinidad and Tobago, however we are lacking human resources. Please fill out the following form if you are willing to volunteer in any way to help in keeping chess activity vibrant within Trinidad and Tobago. Thank you in advance for your willingness toRead More

Prize Giving 2020

The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association cordially invites you to our Prize Giving Ceremony for all National Tournaments which will include the following: National Finals both Absolute and Women (2019) National Blitz National Swiss National Seniors Player of the Year Youth Chess Championship 2020 Junior Chess Championship 2020 This will take place on Sunday 8thRead More

Introduction to Swiss Manager

For club administrators and arbiters/helpers who do tournament management and have used Swiss Manager before or at least are quick learners when it comes to using new software. Date: Saturday 14th September – 2:00 pm – 3:30 pmVenue: Cascadia Hotel and Conference Centre in St. Anns. Topics: Introduction to Swiss Manager Review of the FIDERead More

C3 Centre Simultaneous

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The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association, TTCA, is pleased to invite all interested persons to participate in the C3 Centre Simultaneous Event with Grandmaster Marian Petrov. Attractive prizes, and medals the event!The games begin from 3.00 p.m. on Monday, 26th August, 2019. Registration: $20.00 Participants for the simultaneous are asked to pre-register using the formRead More

Trainer Title Fees

Attention all Chess Trainers certified by FIDE The following trainer certificates are due for renewal, the outstanding sums of money would be required to extend the validity of the trainer titles for 4 years 8.3     8.3.1      Every four years, holders of the titles FIDE Senior Trainer, FIDE Trainer, FIDE Instructor, National Instructor, Developmental Instructor must apply for aRead More

Training with Grand Master Marian Petrov

The TTCA has embarked on a Chess Training exercise to be conducted by a Bulgarian Grand Master Marian Petrov. This unique and exciting project will take place in Trinidad from Monday 19th August to Saturday 24th August 2019. The Following are the details:• This Training will be split into four modules o Module “A” isRead More


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