Welcome to Grant Memorial Presbyterian School Chess Club!

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The GMPS Chess Club, founded in 2008 is currently the largest Chess club in Trinidad & Tobago. This was achieved under the guidance and dedication of its founder and President David Martin. The club has benefitted from the support of many Parents and corporate sponsors. Our Chess Club is open to all students of the Grant Memorial Presbyterian School. We also encourage members from outside of our School to become members, these members would attend the Saturday Classes.

Chess the game for the creative mind, Chess is more than a game of conquest, conflict and competitive skill. Chess ia a reflection of life creatively engaged. It is worth the time, energy and effort to learn to play Chess.

Membership Overview

  • “GMPSCC” meets weekly Wednesdays after school from 3.30 pm to 5.00 pm
  • The Club also meets on Saturdays from 12.00 noon to 2.00 pm
  • Parents shall pickup their child / children no later than half hour after classes.
  • Parents are responsible for replacement cost of any club equipment damaged or lost by their child.
  • Images of your child with their name may appear in news coverage of “GMPSCC” activities or in the Printed and or electronic media. 
  • Membership may be revoked for misbehavior or violation of club rules. 
  • A One time registration fee 
  • Term Fee (School Term)

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Next Meeting

Date and Times:

  • Wednesday afternoons from 3:30pm to 5:00pm (During the school term)
  • Saturdays from 12:00 noon to 2:00pm (During the school term)

Location: Library at Grant Memorial Presbyterian School

Upcoming Tournaments

Stay tuned. We will let you know when there is something coming up!

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Our Mission

"Our mission is to teach children the wonderful game of chess in the sure knowledge that it will enrich their lives."

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Be a good sport

One of the main purposes of having a chess club and chess team is to teach you good sportsmanship. How you act is more important than whether you win or lose.

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History of Chess

Have you ever played chess? Did you know that chess is the oldest skill game in the world? But chess is more than just a game of skill. It can tell you much about the way people lived in medieval times.

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