Barbadian Chess Championship

The Barbadian Chess Championship has been organized by the Barbados Chess Federation since 1983. Previously it was organized by the Barbados Chess Club.[1] A separate national championship for women was first held in 1981.[2]

Open championship winnersEdit

Year Champion[1]
1924 Sidney Inniss
1925 Sidney Inniss
1926 Sidney Inniss
1927 Charles Gilkes
1928 W. Stoute
1929 Charles Gilkes
1930 Sidney Inniss
1931 Sidney Inniss
1932 Charles Gilkes
1933 Charles Gilkes
1934 Charles Gilkes
1935 H. Walton
1936 Charles Gilkes
1937 H. Walton
1938 Charles Gilkes
1939 H. Walton
1940 H. Walton
1941 Charles Gilkes
1942 H. Walton
1943 H. Walton
1944 Charles Gilkes
1945 H. Walton
1946 H. Walton
1947 H. Walton
1948 Charles Gilkes
1949 C. Beasley
1950 Charles Gilkes
1967 George Trotman, Charles Gilkes
1976 Philip Corbin
1977 T. Morton, Philip Corbin
1978 Ronald Moseley
1979 Philip Corbin
1980 Philip Corbin
1981 David Dawson
1982 Peter Dawson
1983 Ron Buckmire
1984 Ron Buckmire
1985 Ron Buckmire
1986 Kevin Denny [Wikidata][3]
1987 Philip Corbin[4]
1988 Kevin Denny[3]
1990 Philip Corbin[4]
1991 Kevin Denny[3]
1992 Kevin Denny[3]
1993 Kevin Denny[3]
1994 Kevin Denny[3]
1995 Kevin Denny[3]
1996 Kevin Denny[3]
1997 Philip Corbin[4]
1998 Kevin Denny[3]
1999 Kevin Denny[3]
2000 Kevin Denny[3]
2001 Kevin Denny[3]
2002 Ricardo Szmetan[5]
2003 Delisle Warner [Wikidata][6]
2004 Kevin Denny[7]
2005 Delisle Warner[8]
2006 Terry Farley [Wikidata][9]
2007 Delisle Warner[10]
2008 Kevin Denny[11]
2009 Martyn Del Castilho[12]
2010 Martyn Del Castilho
2011 Martyn Del Castilho[13]
2012 Martyn Del Castilho[13]
2013 Orlando Husbands[14]
2014 Yu Tien Poon[15]
2015 Yu Tien Poon[15]
2016 Martyn Del Castilho[16]
2017 Martyn Del Castilho[17]

Women's championship winnersEdit

Year Champion
1981 Margaret Prince[1]
1982 Margaret Prince[1]
1983 Margaret Prince[1]
1992 Margaret Prince[2]
1997 Margaret Prince[2]
2002 Rashida Corbin[18]
2003 Rashida Corbin[19]
2004 Teresa Howell[20]
2005 Rosamund Holder[8]
2006 Corrine Howard[21]
2007 Corrine Howard[21]
2008 Rashida Corbin[11]
2011 Sheena Ramsay[22]
2012 Katrina Blackman[23]
2013 Donna Murray[24]
2014 Katrina Blackman[23]
2015 Gabriela Cumberbatch[25]
2016 Katrina Blackman[26]

ReferencesEdit

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  4. ^ a b c Corbin, Philip (2011). "About the Author". Calypso Chess. Caribbean Chapters Publishing.
  5. ^ Herbert, Allan (18 July 2002). "Szmetan is the new Barbados Champion!". Retrieved 29 January 2017.
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  9. ^ "Farley claims Barbados National Crown!". 29 October 2006. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Warner wins 2007 Barbados Championship!". 2 November 2007. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
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  12. ^ "Del Castilho national chess champion". The Daily Nation (Barbados). 8 October 2009. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  13. ^ a b "Del Castilho retains chess title". Barbados Today. 30 July 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  14. ^ "HUSBANDS IS NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPION". FIDE America. 5 December 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  15. ^ a b "Poon still chess champ". Nation News. 31 October 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  16. ^ Gill, Haydn (14 September 2017). "del Castilho still chess champion". Nation News. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  17. ^ "PressReader.com - Connecting People Through News". www.pressreader.com. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  18. ^ "Corbin among successful players in opening round". The Barbados Advocate. Archived from the original on 14 March 2005. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  19. ^ "The Ladies National Chess Championship – 2003". Archived from the original on 30 May 2010. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
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  21. ^ a b "Women's Chess in Barbados". 26 September 2008. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  22. ^ Hurdle, Natanga Smith (15 July 2012). "Sheena's will to win". Nation News. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  23. ^ a b Gill, Haydn (26 November 2016). "Blackman retakes chess title". Nation News. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
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  25. ^ "CUMBERBATCH IS NEW CHESS QUEEN". FIDE America. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  26. ^ "2016 BARBADOS LADIES CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL REPORT". FIDE America. 23 November 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2017.