GTT’s Anthony Drayton avenged a recent defeat by Wendell Meusa to take the Berbice Chess Association’s one-day, rapid chess tournament last Sunday.
A seven-round Swiss system tournament will be held today from 10 am by the Berbice Chess Association at the University of Guyana’s Tain Campus, Corentyne.
Since the balanced Grand Prix chess series began, Demerara Distillers Limited with its Topco brand and Gaico Construction have been two of the game’s principal sponsors.
The robust Gaico Construc-tion 3 and the Topco Junior Chess tournaments ended last Sunday at the National Resource Centre on an exuberant note with some of the participants expressing satisfaction at the new wave of competitions.
The Gaico construction Grand Prix 3 chess competition has reached the halfway point and it is expected there would be a clash between Anthony Drayton and Wendell Meusa, two of Guyana’s strongest players.
Soon after the Gaico Construction sponsorship for chess was finalised, Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) favoured the brain game with a $320,000 injection.
It may be convenient to repeat the words of Mikhail Gorbachev following the G7 summit of 1991: “The ice has started moving… and the icebreaker is on its way toward renewal.” Ever since the Guyana Chess Association was established in the early 1970s, there was a clear need for a vibrant, unsophisticated and comprehensive schools’ chess programme.
The intensive Gaico Construction chess competition ends today at the National Resource Centre with West Demerara’s Taffin Khan set to capture the first prize and the prime 20 Grand Prix points.
The second Grand Prix chess competition, sponsored by Gaico Construction, began on Thursday evening and continues today with two rounds at the National Resource Centre, Woolford Avenue.
The Gaico Grand Prix chess tournament was a fulfilling one, taking into consideration its turnout, the distribution of grand prix points, the prizes and the promise of Olympiad favour.
The inaugural Gaico seven-round chess tournament is gradually becoming more competitive as the rounds are being completed.
The executive committee of the new Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) has approved the contents of a Grand Prix (GP) arrangement making it possible for the first in a series of six chess tournaments to be held from this weekend.
The Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) is gearing up for its first 2019 Grand Prix chess tournament under the new administration.
Kriskal Persaud, a former national junior and senior chess champion of Guyana, won last Sunday’s Berbice Open Chess Tournament without dropping a game.
A five-year (2019-2024) draft development plan for the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) was prepared by executive member Loris Nathoo.
Sarcasm is like a good game of chess. Most people do not know how to play chess.
Playing chess and administering chess are unequivocally two separate aspects of the brilliant mind game.
Re-migrant businessman Frankie Farley captured a majority of the votes in last Sunday’s Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) election and is now the new president of the organisation.
The 2019 elections of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) is to be held today during the federation’s annual general meeting, which is scheduled to start at 10 am at the National Resource Centre, Woolford Avenue.
Azerbaijani chess grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov defeated the French No 1 grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave to win the vital FIDE Grand Prix in Riga, Latvia, last week.