FIDE Master Dr. Philip Corbin has been included in the team selected by the Barbados Chess Federation (BCF) to represent Barbados in the Open Section at the 2008 Chess Olympiad being staged in Dresden, Germany between November 12 and 15.
The other members of the team to play in the Open Section are Justin Blackman (Queen�s College), Martyn Del Castilho (The Lodge School), Shamel Howell (UWI Student) and Delisle Warner (FIDE Master and Barbados National Chess Champion).
The team to play in the Women’s Section will be Katrina Blackman (Coleridge and Parry), Juanita Garnet, Rosamund Holder (UWI Student), Corinne Howard (Woman’s National Champion) (Barbados Community College) and Cheri-Ann Parris (The Lodge School).
The Management Team will comprise Peter Dawson (FIDE Arbiter); Beverley Howell-Mayers; Dirk Austin; and Coach� International Master (I.M.), Jose Vilela.
International Arbiter, Mr. Rohan Waithe will be an Arbiter at the Olympiad. Allan Herbert, CACDEC Chairman, will attend the FIDE congress.
Official Olympiad Website: www.dresden2008.com.