Past Maltese Champions

The first recorded Maltese chess champion was Oscar Serracino-Inglott in 1923. The following is the list of champions until this year. Some years have been skipped due to the war and other circumstances.

Championship
Year
Champion
1st
1923
Oscar Serracino-Inglott
2nd
1925
Oscar Serracino-Inglott
3rd
1926
Oscar Serracino-Inglott
4th
1927
Erin Serracino-Inglott
5th
1928
Erin Serracino-Inglott
6th
1930
Erin Serracino-Inglott
7th
1934
John Soler
8th
1935
Carmelo Frisk
9th
1936
Richard Soler
10th
1937
Frank Ellul
11th
1938
Richard Soler
12th
1939
Richard Soler
13th
1940
Richard Soler
14th
1946
Wilfred Attard
15th
1948
John Soler
16th
1949
Richard Soler
17th
1950
Wilfred Attard
18th
1953
Wilfred Attard
19th
1954
Wilfred Attard
20th
1955
Guze Mifsud Bonnici
21st
1956
John Soler
22nd
1957
Wilfred Attard
23rd
1958
Wilfred Attard
24th
1959
Wilfred Attard
25th
1960
Wilfred Attard
26th
1961
Wilfred Attard
27th
1962
Claude Sollars
28th
1963
Wilfred Attard
29th
1964
Wilfred Attard
30th
1965
Harry Camilleri
31st
1966
Harry Camilleri
32nd
1967
Harry Camilleri
33rd
1968
Harry Camilleri
34th
1969
Harry Camilleri
35th
1970
Harry Camilleri
36th
1971
Harry Camilleri
37th
1972
Harry Camilleri
38th
1973
Adriano Gouder
39th
1974
Harry Camilleri
40th
1975
Adriano Gouder
41st
1976
Harry Camilleri
42nd
1977
Harry Camilleri
43rd
1978
Harry Camilleri
44th
1979
Harry Camilleri
45th
1980
Wilfred Attard
46th
1981
Harry Camilleri / Joseph Gauci
47th
1982
Josef Lauri
48th
1983
Geoffrey Borg
49th
1984
Geoffrey Borg
50th
1985
Geoffrey Borg
51st
1986
Geoffrey Borg
52nd
1987
Geoffrey Borg
53rd
1988
Conrad Thake
54th
1989
Harry Camilleri
55th
1990
Harry Camilleri
56th
1991
Peter Sammut Briffa
57th
1992
Stefan Camilleri
58th
1993
Timothy Mifsud
59th
1994
Timothy Mifsud
60th
1995
Timothy Mifsud
61st
1996
Timothy Mifsud
62nd
1997
Timothy Mifsud
63rd
1998
Timothy Mifsud
64th
1999
Harry Camilleri
65th
2000
David Cilia Vincenti
66th
2001
Peter Sammut Briffa
67th
2002
Peter Sammut Briffa
68th
2003
Colin Pace
69th
2004
Andrew Borg
70th
2005
Harry Camilleri
71st
2006
Colin Pace
72nd
2007
Patrick Zerafa
73rd
2008
Colin Pace
74th
2009
Colin Pace
75th
2010
Colin Pace
76th
2011
Colin Pace
77th
2012
Colin Pace
78th
2013
Joseph Gauci
79th
2014
Joseph Gauci


Thus records state:

Record number of championship wins: 18 Harry Camilleri

Record number of consecutive wins: 8 Harry Camilleri

Youngest ever champion: Timothy Mifsud at 14 years

Total Championships
1Harry Camilleri18
2Wilfrid Attard12
3Colin Pace7
4Timothy Mifsud6
5Geoffrey Borg5
5Richard Soler5
7Peter Sammut Briffa3
7Erin Serracino-Inglott3
7Oscar Serracino-Inglott3
7John Soler3
11Joseph Gauci2
11Adriano Gouder2
12Andrew Borg1
12Stefan Camilleri1
12David Cilia Vincenti1
12Frank Ellul1
12Carmelo Frisk1
12Joseph Gauci1
12Josef Lauri1
12Guze Mifsud Bonnici1
12Claude Sollars1
12Conrad Thake1
12Patrick Zerafa1