Organizers
 

JP Chess is dependent on a very small number of organizers. If you are an a regular and can assist please reach out or email us at jamaicaplainchess@gmail.com.  

 
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Jamie Williams, Founder and Organizer

Jamie is actively involved in organizing the chess nights, tournaments and co-managing the website. He is a US Chess Certified Club Tournament Director. Jamie also raises funds by approaching sponsors and managing the GoFundMe page. Jamie used to travel around the UK playing chess tournaments but took a 20 year break from chess before returning to the game in 2018. 

 
 
 
 
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Ethan George, Organizer and Certified Club Tournament Director

 

Ethan is experienced in teaching younger players chess having run chess programs on-line. In addition to co-managing the website Ethan assists with club nights and tournaments. He is a US Chess Certified Club Tournament Director. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Members

JP Chess membership varies depending on what you use to count membership. The graph below shows our membership since the start of 2022 according to Facebook page, Chess.com club, e-mail distribution list and meetup. On a typical chess night we have 20+ people attend​. Our busiest night to date was the gathering after Thanksgiving with approximately 30 players in attendance.

 
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