Jamaica Chess Federation CHESS CALENDAR 2021

Latest Revision: 07/02/2021 14:26:43

Colour Key:
Green – Holidays
Orange – Ceremonies
Blue – Supported Regional International Tournaments
Pink – Free Days
Purple – Affiliate Events

Jamaica Chess Federation Calendar of Events 2021

DATE

EVENT

VENUE

June 19th

52nd JCF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Zoom

July 3rd & 4th

Online National Age Group Chess Championships

Online – Tornelo.com

After July Exams

Online National Schools Chess Championships – Prelims/Playoffs/FINALS

Online Supervised (Hybrid) at various Schools

Middle of August

National Absolute Junior Championships & National Female U-20 Chess Championships
DEFENDING CHAMPION FM JOSHUA CHRISTIE, WCM ADANI CLARKE

Liberty Academy,
32 Hope Road,
Kingston 10

End of August

2021 National Absolute and Women’s Jamaica Chess Championships DEFENDING CHAMPION FM SHREYAS SMITH, WCM ADANI CLARKE

Liberty Academy,
32 Hope Road,
Kingston 10

Early September

6th William Roper Memorial Trophy  Jamaica Seniors Championship :VETERANS (50-64 yo) and SENIORS (65+)  DEFENDING CHAMPION IM SHANE MATTHEWS. IA CM ROBERT WHEELER

Liberty Academy,
32 Hope Road,
Kingston 10

Mid September

IM Jomo Pitterson Masters Knock-out
Candidates Masters Challenge
DEFENDING CHAMPION FM JOSHUA CHRISTIE (MKO 2019), JAVENE MCGOWAN (CMKO 2019)

Liberty Academy,
32 Hope Road,
Kingston 10

September 17th – 20th

13th NM Dr. Harold Chan Open
DEFENDING CHAMPION FM JOSHUA CHRISTIE (HCO 2019),

Liberty Academy,
32 Hope Road,
Kingston 10

October 12th – 19th

Jamaica International Open (GM Norm Event) Sponsored by IrieVibes Tours

TBA

November 2nd

Start of the 2021/2022 National Schools Chess Champs (Preliminaries)
DEFENDING CHAMPION ST JAGO HIGH (2019/20),

TBA

November 6th

CM Neil Fairclough Jamaica National Rapid Championships

Liberty Academy,
32 Hope Road,
Kingston 10

November 7th

NM Thomas Figueroa Memorial  Jamaica National Blitz Championships

Liberty Academy,
32 Hope Road,
Kingston 10

November 19th – 22nd

Clarendon Open (REVIVAL)

Glenmuir High School, May Pen, Clarendon

December 4th

WIM Deborah Richards-Porter Women's Chess Festival
DEFENDING CHAMPION WCM RAEHANNA BROWN (WCF 2019),

Campion College
105 Hope Road, Kingston

December 11th – 14th

18th Frederick Cameron Open
DEFENDING CHAMPION FM RAHEEM GLAVES (FCO 2019),

Liberty Academy,
32 Hope Road,
Kingston 10

December 17th – 19th

Grand Chess Tour (NEW EVENT SPONSORED BY IRIE VIBES TOURS)

ISLANDWIDE,