CT State Chess Association

Next CSCA Meeting: Sun Oct 1, 1:00 at WHPD. All Directors should RSVP. Agenda to follow
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Events 2016

Dec 17: NBCC Saturday Swiss 5 rounds, G/24 d5, two sections "Scholastic" and "Adult", at NBCC in New Britain.
Click here for on-line registration.


Tuesday Dec 13: CSCA CT Blitz Championship Tournament
Details: at New Britain Chess Club, 7-SS G/5;d3, 1 section, Entry Fee: $15, Prizes: based on entries, Unrated (USCF membership is not required), Quick Ratings used for pairings, Registration 6:45-7:15 P.M., Pairings will be made at 7:15


Dec 11: CT Scholastic State BLITZ Championship 7-SS, G/5 d2, 3 sections, at Kingswood Oxford School in West Hartford.


Dec 3: Leg #2 of the CT National Nominations Grand Prix and Candidates Tournament 4 rounds SS G/45 d5 at Farmington Library in Farmington.
For details on NNGP click here.
For standings after round 1 click here.


Nov 19: Eastern CT Chess Open by Rob Roy in Coventry


Nov 19: Fairfield County Fall Team Chess Championship, for teams of 4, average rating max 1800, at CCFC in Norwalk.


Nov 12: 2016 Greater New Haven Open and Leg 1 of NNGP tournament at Elm City Prep in New Haven. $$1000 Prize Fund !
Includes Leg #1 of the CT National Nominations Grand Prix and Candidates Tournament.
For details on NNGP click here.


Nov 12: 10th annual Fairfield County Open Speed Chess Tournament, 9 SS, G/10 d0, at CCFC in Norwalk.


Nov 6: Fairfield County K-5 Scholastic Team Chess Championship at CCFC in Norwalk.


Nov 5: Farmington Scholastic at Barney Library in Farmington by David Aldi.


Nov 4-6: Stamford Open by Continental Chess


Nov 2: (plus five following Wednesdays) Century Hills and Rocky Hill Fall Scholastic workshops, session II in Rocky Hill
by David Aldi


Oct 28: NECA 31 at Kings School, Stamford. For details (for Facebook members only) click here.


Oct 16: K-8 Scholastic at CCFC in Norwalk.


Oct 8: West Hartford Scholastic National Chess Day tournament at Hall High School in West Hartford


Oct 8: National Chess Day TMT 3SS, G60/d5, ages 18+


Sep 25: (plus ten following Sundays) Bal Makund Scholastic Chess Workshops in Berlin
by David Aldi


Sep 14: (plus five following Wednesdays) Century Hills and Rocky Hill Fall Scholastic workshops, session I in Rocky Hill
by David Aldi


Sep 11: Jim Bolton Memorial Chess Tournament
Free Chess Lecture 10 AM by International Master Jan van de Mortel (photo).

Free continental breakfast. Coventry Chess Center, 3111 South Street.
At the door registration 9:30 - 10:30 AM $60 cash. $5 is rebated to the NBCC for every NBCC member who plays in the main event today. Free Snacks and Drinks. No spectators. Adults only. USCF-Rated 3-SS. Optional non-rated Rapid-Chess tournament begins 5 pm.


Sep 10: West Haven West Fest Chess by the Gazebo on West Haven Green. 11-6. Come play!


Sep 10: 2016 Z Games Day in East Hartford
by Kevin Zimmerman


Aug 28: NBCC Summer Open Tournament held out-doors in Wickham Park in Manchester organized by New Britain Chess Club


July 16: NBCC Saturday FUN Drazer 9 * G/10 d5 at NBCC in New Britain


June 30: Summer Chess on the Beach Thursdays at West Haven Beach, near bocce court and music/dancing, 6-9pm.


July 10: Conn Chess Magazine Summer Picnic Tournament.
Coventry Chess Center, 3111 South St., Coventry.
More info: robroy810@gmail.com
See TLA in June Chess Life


Jun 26: 30th NECA Scholastic, Italian Center, Stamford.
More info: www.necachess.com


June 23: Summer Chess on the Beach Thursdays at West Haven Beach, near bocce court and music/dancing, 6-9pm.


June 23: Summer Chess on the Beach Thursdays at West Haven Beach, near bocce court and music/dancing, 6-9pm.


June 18: East Side chess event at the Raymond East Hartford Public Library, 840 Main St, East Hartford


June 16: Summer Chess on the Beach Thursdays at West Haven Beach, near bocce court and music/dancing, 6-9pm.


June 11: SENECA Summer Quad Tournament at Garden City Center 100 Midway Rd, Cranston, RI 02920


Jun 4: Grace Farms Chess Open (unrated) 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT 06840


Jun 5: Thomas E Hartmayer Memorial ***Cancelled*** at UConn in Storrs.


May 22: Planet Earth Tournament held out-doors in Wickham Park in Manchester organized by New Britain Chess Club


May 14: CT State Scholastic Quick Championship (G/15, 6 rounds) in the Farmington Public Library


May 12: Thursday Night Rapids (G/20, 4SS) at West Haven Police Dept.


May 1: Rob Roy's Coventry Chess Center Grand Opening Tournament at Chess Center, 3111 South St., Coventry CT 06238


Apr 24: NECA 29 at King School, Stamford


Apr 9: West Hartford Scholastic Chess Championship at Hall High School in West Hartford


Apr 2: 2016 CT State Scholastic Blitz Championship at Farmington Public Library


Mar 19: 2016 CT State Championships at Chess Club of Fairfield County


Mar 12: 54th CT Association of Schools Championships at Travelers Company, Hartford


Mar 10: WHCC Thursday Night Rapids at WHPD, 200 Saw Mill Rd., West Haven


Mar 5-6: 2016 Fairfield County Scholastic Championships at Parkway School, Greenwich ***Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather Forecast***


Feb 28: 2016 CT State Scholastic Chess Championships at Two Rivers Magnet School, East Hartford
Flyer amended 1/13 to include $14,000 in UCONN scholarships.
Flyer amended 2/2 to add a section called "Barber Qualification K-8".


Feb 7: 2016 Greater New Haven Winter Open Savin Rock Conference Center, on the Beach!!, West Haven


Feb 6: GM Alex Lenderman Lecture and Simul !! West Haven Police Dept, West Haven


Jan 30: 2016 CT State Quick Chess Championships at Armenian Church, New Britain


Jan 23: 2016 CT State Girls Scholastic Chess Championship at Farmington Public Library.