NM Warren Elliott wins Jamaican Championship!!

Jamaica

A new Jamaican champion has been crowned!  NM Warren Elliott won the Jamaican Championship with 8-2. The 21-year old phenom edged out five-time national champion NM Shane Matthews and defending champion NM Jomo Pitterson who tied for second with 8-3. Also in the hunt for the title were FM Grantel Gibbs, NM Duane Rowe and NM Robert Wheeler with 6 points each.

Photos from the 2001 Jamaican Championship

A Najdorf Slugfest!! See Elliott -  Matthews and  Elliott-Gibbs fireworks!

See Jamaican Chess Federation and Jamaican Ambassadors Chess Academy.

Posted by The Chess Drum: 12 February 2001