*** Please note that, due to the inclement weather, matches scheduled for Mon Aug 26th were cancelled. The tournament has been reduced to 7 rounds.
The Barbados Chess Federation is hosting the inaugural FIDE Americas Caribbean Cup.
The nine-round event will run over five successive days with games set for 10:00 am.and 4:00 pm from Sat Aug 24th to Tue Aug 27th.
In addition to 15 local entrants, there are 18 overseas competitors from seven countries – Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Guyana, Suriname, Antigua, St. Lucia and Aruba.
The players are competing for the total prize fund of US$10,000 with US$2,000 going to the winner.