Chess

5 youths to represent Malta at the 2016 International European Junior Chess Championships

5 youths to represent Malta at the 2016 International European Junior Chess Championships

Gavin Muscat On the 17th of August, five youths will be representing Malta in the International European Junior Chess Championships in Prague. The previous event was held in Poreč (Croatia). The participants have been practicing hard for the event which will... (Continue reading)

Maltco Lotteries renews its support for the Malta Chess Federation once again

Maltco Lotteries renews its support for the Malta Chess Federation once again

Gavin Muscat Maltco Lotteries renews its support for a sport for all and gets behind the Malta Chess Federation once again May 2016, Malta - Chess is a popular game in Malta and with the on-going support of Maltco Lotteries,... (Continue reading)

Jake Darmanin is the new U-20 National Chess Champion

Jake Darmanin is the new U-20 National Chess Champion

An extremely tight four way battle ended with 17 year old Jake Darmanin becoming the new U-20 national Chess Champion by the smallest of margins. With one round to go, Darmanin and Christian Schembri led Andre Xuereb and Jurgen Grima... (Continue reading)

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Timothy Portelli wins the national U-14 Chess Championship

Timothy Portelli wins the national U-14 Chess Championship

With a full score of 5 points from 5 games, Timothy Portelli was the worthy winner of the national under-14 chess championships held at the San Antonio Hotel and Spa in Qawra. Five rounds of fierce fighting on the board... (Continue reading)

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Chess success for Jean Luc Mangion

Chess success for Jean Luc Mangion

Jean Luc Mangion from Saint Aloysius College won the BOV U16 Chess Tournament held at St Paul’s Missionary College, Rabat, on Saturday 17th April. He garnered maximum points after winning all 5 Rounds; Christian Schembri (Kullegg San Benedittu), last year’s... (Continue reading)