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PRESS RELEASE Contact: Mr. Kean A. Smith, President 242-323-5258 February 8th, 2010 Grand Master Dave Norwood plays Chess Simultaneous in The Bahamas GM Dave Norwood presents a cheque to Kean Smith, President of the Bahamas Chess Federation before his 26 Board Simultaneous as Archie Nairn (centre) Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth Sports and […]

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Chess Federation Set To Host 2010 Caribbean Sub Zonal Championships by Bernard Newbold The Bahamas Chess Federation (BCF) on Thursday during a press conference held at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture officially announced that they will host the 2010 Caribbean Chess Sub Zonal Tournament. BCF president Kean Smith explained that the Chess Sub […]

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Bahamas sees growth!

BAHAMAS EXPANDING IN THE WORLD OF CHESS Kean Smith, President of Bahamas Chess Federation In April, 2007 the Bahamas Chess Federation had for the first time Bahamian Chess Players listed on The World Chess Federation (FIDE) Rating List. There were five players as first. Three additional players were added over the next two years. FIDE […]

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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 […]

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THE 2nd BAHAMAS YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2008 The 2nd Bahamas Youth Chess Championship 2008 was held on Saturday 16th and 23rd February at C.R. Walker Senior High School Auditorium. This two day tournament was divided into six (6) sections – U21, U18, U16, U14, U12 and U10. The BCF President, Kean Alfred Smith, said that […]

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