The Barbados Chess Federation 2016 Tournament Calendar

Dates Tournaments Local/ Regional / International No. Rounds Venues
Jan.21 (2), 26, 28, 30, February 2, 4, 6, & 9 1st Qualifier-  Barbados National Championship 9 rd Swiss The Chess Centre
March. 5, 12 & 19 Massy United Insurance Secondary Inter-School Chess Championship 6 rd Swiss St. Michael School
24 March 2016 Schools closed for Easter Holidays
March 25 -29 2016 CARIFTA Championships 7 rd Swiss St. Croix, USVI
11 April 2016 Schools Re-open Term 3 2015-16
April 27 –  May 3 2016 Sub-Zonal 2.3.5 9 rd Swiss Divi Southwinds
May 13 – 16 Karl Sealy Memorial 7 rd Swiss The Chess Centre
May 28 & June 4 Primary Inter-School Chess Championship 6 rd Swiss St. Michael School
June 11 & 18 Junior Nationals -  Under 08, Under 12 & Under 14 6 rd Swiss St. Michael School
June 19 -26 2016 Pan-American Under 20 9 rd Swiss Guatape, Colombia
June 25 & July 2nd Inter-School Girls’ Championship 6 rd Swiss The Chess Centre
June 30 2016 Schools closed for Summer Holidays
July 5 – 8 Junior Nationals – Under 14, Under 16 & Under 18 7 rd Swiss Harrison College
July 9,12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26 & 28 2nd Qualifier – Barbados National Championship 9 rd Swiss The Chess Centre
July 11 -18 2016 Central American and Caribbean Under 20 9 rd Swiss San Salvador, El Salvador
July 24 -31 2016 Pan-American Youth   Montevideo, Uruguay
August 9-12 2016 Caribbean Chess Carnival 7 rd Swiss Trinidad & Tobago
August 15-22 2016 Central and Caribbean Youth Festival 9 rd Swiss Caracas, Venezuela
September 17, 24, 25 & October 1 Junior Nationals Under 20 7 rd Swiss The Chess Centre
September 1-14 42nd World Chess Olympiad 11 rd Swiss Baku, Azerbaijan
12 September 2016 Schools Reopen for Term 1 2016-17
October 8,11,13,15,18,20,22,25,27,29 & Nov 01 2016 Barbados National Championship 11 rd RR The Chess Centre
November 3, 5, 8, 10,12,15 & 17 2016 Ladies National Championships 6 rd Swiss/7rd RR The Chess Centre
November 19 & 20 2016 National Rapid Championship 7 rd Swiss The Chess Centre
November 26 Annual Awards Dinner
November 30, December 1, 2, 3 & 4 Michael Forde Memorial 7 rd Swiss The Chess Centre
December 10 2016 National Blitz Championship 9 rd Swiss The Chess Centre
December 15 2016 School closed for Christmas Holidays
December 16, 17 & 19 2017 CARIFTA Trials 6 rd Swiss Harrison College

All dates are provisional and subject to change. There may also be tournaments not mentioned on the calendar.