The Jamaica Chess Federation (JCF) might be taking part within the forty fourth World Chess Federation (FIDE) Chess Olympiad, to be held in Chennai, India, from July 27 to August 10, 2022.
The Jamaican delegation might be led by JCF President, Nationwide Grasp Peter Myers, who won’t solely be Head of Delegation (HOD), but in addition signify Jamaica because the official Delegate to the Chess Congress and Normal Meeting, to be staged alongside the Chess Olympiad.
The Jamaican Nationwide crew might be coached by Worldwide Grasp (IM) Jomo Pitterson and contains FIDE Grasp (FM) Joshua Christie, FM Shreyas Smith, FM Ras Malaku Lorne and Jaden Shaw and Jhustice-Dimonte McDonald.
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The ladies’s crew might be coached by IM Shane Matthews and contains Lady Worldwide Grasp (WIM) Rachel Miller, Lady Candidate Grasp (WCM) Adani Clark, Gabriella Watson, Kaia Gayle and Nickaylah Curwin.
The forty fourth Chess Olympiad was as a result of be staged in Moscow, Russia in 2020, however needed to be postponed as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. It was finally shifted to Chennai, India in 2022, the place almost 2000 individuals from over 150 nations are anticipated to converge to have interaction within the sporting extravaganza.
The Jamaican delegation’ participation was made doable with the monetary help from FIDE, Jamaica Olympic Affiliation, Sports activities Growth Basis and the Ministry of Sport.