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Husbands to take on Guadeloupan in chess fourth round


Husbands to take on Guadeloupan in chess fourth round

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AFTER THREE rounds of action in the fourth CARIFTA Chess Championships, the stage is set for an exciting finish as players battle for medal positions.

Top seed, FIDE Master Orlando Husbands of Barbados and Thomas Gardet of Guadeloupe top the standings in the Under-20 division, setting the stage for an exciting clash in the fourth round.

Closely following are Calvin Tjong of Suriname on 2.5 points and Barbadian Bryan Prescod, who had a hard fought draw when they met in round three of the Massy United Insurance sponsored championships at Divi Southwinds Hotel.

There is a three-way tie in the Under-16 boys’ division, involving Barbados senior national champion Yu Tien Poon, Cedric Micle Prade of Surniname and Emerick Lafortune of Guadeloupe, while Surniname’s Anviti Ashita Adhin and Alexandra Irian-Ja Kaslan head the standings in the female section.

In the Under-12s, Barbadian Aaron Haynes, Trinidadian Kyron Agostini and  Alessandro Bronne top in the table in the boys, while  Daijah Johnson of The Bahamas leads the girls. (PR/HG)