Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad successfully defended the Mohammed Badshah Memorial title by finishing at 4.5/5 after drawing with CM Manoj Kumar in the final round. CM Ronald Terubea came second with 4/5 while Manoj Kumar was third with the same score.
The 2015 FMF Under-20 National Junior Chess Championship ended with Tianata Terubea surpassing 4 ex-National reps with a solid 8.5/9. The presence of ex-National reps like Kabrina Terubea, Zen Borg, Jacquelyn Masilomani and Menash Fareed did not deter the aggressive chess player from remaining unbeaten in the 5-day event. After 8 straight wins, Tianata Terubea drew with Menash Fareed in the final round to clinch his first-ever National title. Continue reading
Candidate Master (CM) Manoj Kumar snatched the Brijlal Chess Open title with a flawless 7/7 against fellow Olympiad rep Taione Sikivou who had 5.5/7. CM Noel Adricula finished 3rd with 5/7 in a very tight field. Continue reading
Calvin Prasad won the 2015 Kundan Singh Open held at Tappoo City in Suva scoring 7 wins from 7 games. Continue reading
The Fiji Chess Federation (FCF) invites applications from Chess Trainers for the position of Junior Coach. FCF’s aim is to enable selection of four juniors in the Fiji National Squad to the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Azerbaijan. Continue reading