Junior News-Trindad and Tobago

New Champion

CHAMPION: Central American and Caribbean Junior Chess Championships gold medallist winner Shemilah James, right, holds up the winners trophy as team manager and T&T Chess Association president Russell Smith looks on.
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‘The Trinidad and Tobago chess team finished second in the Central American and Caribbean Junior chess Championships in Puerto Rico.

T & T won one gold medal, one silver and four bronze to finish runners up behind host Puerto Rico in the nine team tournament. Barbados finished in third place.

Shemilah James of St Ursula’s Girls’ Anglican School won T&T’s lone gold medal in the Female Under-10 competition, while Fatima College’s Joshua Johnson won silver in the Male Under-12 category.

The other T&T players who won medals were Javanna Smith, Tyler-Marie Mungal, Shannon Yearwood and Sean Yearwood…(more).’

T&T Medallists

  • Shemilah James (St Ursula’s Primary): U-10 Female (gold)
  • Joshua Johnson (Fatima College): U-12 Male (silver)
  • Javanna Smith (Holy Name Convent): U-16 (bronze)
  • Tyler-Marie Mungal (Bishop Anstey): U-14 Female (bronze)
  • Shannon Yearwood (St Joseph’s Convent, Pos): U-12 Female (bronze)
  • Sean Yearwood (Trinity Primary, Pos): U-10 Male (bronze)

Posted on December 19, 2012, in Trindad and Tobago. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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