Executive Members of The Bahamas Chess Federation (BCF) met with The Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Desmond Bannister and the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Archie Nairn on Monday 11th May, 2009. While at the meeting, the parties discussed the current state of Chess in The Bahamas, plans to strengthen the BCF and opportunities of players through training. In addition, they discussed the possibilities of including Chess as an activity in the Ministry’s upcoming 2009 Summer Program.
~ Kean A. Smith, President of Bahamas Chess Federation
From left to right Mr. Archie Nairn, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Youth and Sports; Mr. Milton Evans, Vice President of The Bahamas Chess Federation (BCF); Hon. Desmond Bannister, Minister of Youth and Sports; Mr. Kean A. Smith, President of The BCF and Mr. Warren Seymour, BCF Tournament Director and BCF Scholastic Chess Trainer.