Calabar High School

"The Utmost for the Highest"


Calabar has been a formidable competitor in Chess competitions for the past 15 years. All respect goes to Adrian Parry a former coach, for honing and developing the skills of the team and sparking interest in the game for the young players. Calabar has two corporate titles for 2014 and 2015 in the Jamaica Chess Federation for High School.

In 2013

  • Regional Champions
  • All Island Champions

In 2015:

  • Malik Curriah was awarded national Under 16 Speed Champion.
  • Shreyas Smith was awarded Chess Athlete of the year at the national RJR Sports Award.

In 2016:

  • Jamaica Interschool Boys Chess Championships; Corporate Champions area winners.
  • Third place All Island Champions.
  • MVP Shreyas Smith
  • Calabar High Best Boards 1 and 2.

Training Days:Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30pm - 4:30 pm in the physics Lab.

Coach: Mr. Russel Porter

Captain: Shreyas Smith

Staff Advisor: Mr. C. Fagan