Errol Tiwari

What if Guyana hosted the Umada Cup?

Event: The Umada Cup  Location: Georgetown, Guyana Host: Guyana Chess Federation Date: Someday in the future   Preamble: The Umada Cup is the premier Caribbean chess championship competition which is held annually, and is sponsored by FIDE, the governing body of world chess.

Stalemate in local chess administration

– China set to defend title at this year’s Olympiad

The word stalemate has its origins in chess. It represents a drawing position in which only the king can move, and although not in check, can move only into check.

World champions compete in Chess blitz

Last Thursday and Friday, former world chess champion Garry Kasparov opposed new US champion Fabiano Caruana, and the other two top finishers of the 2016 US championship, namely Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura, in a sensational blitz contest.

Newcomer is player to watch

At the start of the Engineering Construction Incorporated (ECI) chess competition two Saturdays ago, this column enquired whether the tournament should be considered the elimination one for the selection of players for 2016 Chess Olympiad.

No elections in local chess for second year running

“The annual general meeting, of which at least four weeks prior notice shall be given, will be held not later than March each year.” – Constitution (Rules) of the Guyana Chess Federation, as approved at a general meeting on March 26, 1972  March has ended.