Dominica Chess Federation: Queens’ Gala – Female Chess Tournament

Queens gala winners (l-r) Liudmila Domennova, Zahidu Henry, Ayani Casimir

The Dominica Chess Federation held its first ever Queens Gala – a female only Chess Tournament – on Saturday Nov 18th at the UWI Open Campus.

10 females participated in 6 rounds of exciting chess games, which ended in 3 players tied at 5 wins out of 6. The games then went into overtime with tie breaking rounds which concluded with the following winners:

1st place – Zahidu Henry – 5/6 points (tie breaking playoffs: 4/4)

2nd place – Ayani Casimir – 5/6 points (tie breaking playoffs: 2/4)

3rd place – Liudmila Domennova – 5/6 points (tie breaking playoffs: 0/4))

Congratulations to all the ladies who participated, to the parents and teachers of the young ones, and to the chess community who supported the event. A big thank you to the UWI Open Campus for affording us the venue, and to HHV Whitchurch & Co. Ltd. for sponsoring drinks and snacks for the tournament.

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1 Comment

  1. Lin clown
    November 21, 2023

    CHESS too?Dominica going places in sports under the leadership of the Rt Hon.Dr.Roosevelt Skerrit Prime Minister of Dominica,and Chairman of CARICOM.Who vex lost.

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