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Events 2017

Oct 14: 2017 West Haven Beach Open and National Chess Day Scholastic Tournament at West Haven Beach in West Haven.
$$500 b/15; $$1000 b/30 Prize Fund !


Oct 7: Harvest Moon Open by Rob Roy 3-SS G/60 d5 in Coventry


Sep 22-24: Hartford Open by CCA at Bradley Airport


Sep 9: Seinfeld Cup by Rob Roy 3-SS G/60 d5 in Coventry


Aug 27: 52nd NBCC Summer Open, an out-door event in Wickham Park in Manchester


Aug 22: Big Payout Blitz at NBCC in New Britain.


Aug 5: August Cookout Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.


July 31 - Aug 4: Camp KO Chess Camp by Alex Lumelsky at Kingswood Oxford School in West Hartford.


July 21/22-23: Bradley Open by Continental Chess at Bradley Airport


July 15: Summer Picnic Open by Rob Roy in Coventry (details)


July 11 - 21: Glastonbury Summer Chess Camp by David Aldi in Glastonbury


July 10 - 14 Hopkins Summer Chess Program Week 1
July 17 - 21 Hopkins Summer Chess Program Week 2


July 8: NBCC Saturday Swiss at NBCC in New Britain


July 8: 2017 Fairfield Masters & Class Championships at CCFC in Norwalk.


Jun 18: K-12 Scholastic at CCFC in Norwalk.


Jun 17: Pop Up Chess Tournament by Kevin Zimmerman in East Hartford


Jun 9-11 or 10-11: 23rd annual Northeast Open by Continental Chess in Stamford.


Jun 3: Doughnut Chess Day Open by Rob Roy in Coventry


May 20: Fairfield County Spring Team Championship for teams of four players with average rating not above 1800 by CCFC in Norwalk.


May 20: Free USCF tourney by Rob Roy in Storrs (details)


May 14: CCFC K-5 Scholastic Team Championships in Norwalk


May 13: Planet Earth tournament by New Britain Chess Club in New Britain


May 7: NECA 35 by NECA in Stamford


May 6: 2017 New Haven Scholastic Championships!
at Elm City Prep in New Haven. Sections: K-12, K-8; K-6; K-3; Primary 1st Grade;, Kindergarten.
Trophies to top 5 each Section! Team trophies top 3 K-12; K-8; K-6; K-3 Sections!
Online TLA


May 6: 2017 New Haven Open Championships!
at Elm City Prep in New Haven. $$500 b/15 Prize Fund ! Sections: Open, U1700, and U1200
Free entry to: GMs, winners of 2016 GNHFO, 2017 GNHWO,
2017 CT Regular, Quick and Rapid State Champions!
Online TLA


a CSCA sanctioned event:

April 30: CT Scholastic State QUICK Championship at University of New Haven - Bartels Hall in West Haven.
EVENT CHANGES: K-12 Unrated Section added! Trophy placements expanded to 48! Advance registration deadline extended to April 19!


a CSCA sanctioned event:

April 30: CT National Nominations Candidates' Tournament, 3 sections: Denker (9-12), Barber (K-8) and NGTC (Girls K-12) for invited Candidates only, at University of New Haven - Bartels Hall in West Haven.


April 29: Mini-me for parent/child teams of 2 at CCFC in Norwalk


April 23: CCFC K-12 Scholastic Championships in Norwalk


April 22: Storrs Center tournament by Rob Roy in Storrs.


April 8: "Venus de Milo" tournament by Rob Roy in Coventry, details.


a CSCA sanctioned event:

April 2: 2017 CT State RAPID Championships! tournament at West Haven Police Dept., 200 Saw Mill Rd. West Haven. $$1000 Prize Fund b/30!


a CSCA sanctioned event:

April 1: 2017 CT State QUICK Championships! tournament at West Haven Police Dept., 200 Saw Mill Rd., West Haven. $$1000 Prize Fund b/30!


April 1: West Hartford Scholastic Championship at Hall High School in West Hartford


April 1: CCO's Statewide Scholastic Chess Championships, DAY 2 (SOUTH), at Amistad High School (New Haven). G/60 & G/30, Rated & Unrated, 1 & 2 Days, Hartford & New Haven. 100 Placement Prizes for Players and Teams!!! (Snow date: April 2.) Play one day or two. CCO Statewide Combined Title for individuals and teams!


March 25: CCO's Statewide Scholastic Chess Championships, DAY 1 (NORTH), at Kingswood Oxford School (West Hartford). G/60 & G/30, Rated & Unrated, 1 & 2 Days, Hartford & New Haven. 100 Placement Prizes for Players and Teams!!! (Snow dates: March 26.) Play one day or two. CCO Statewide Combined Title for individuals and teams! DAY 2 (SOUTH) on April 1.


March 25: 2017 Norwich Chess Open at Otis Library by Rob Roy
Entry fee $30 cash at site only. 3-SS. G/30 d5. Also a free non-rated beginners section.
For more see TLA or contact Rob Roy 860 742-5562, ConnecticutChess@Gmail.com


March 23: March Madness! Rapids G15;d5 unrated tournament at West Haven Police Dept., 200 Saw Mill Rd., West Haven. 6- 9pm
$$Cash Prizes, Free food and drink! C'mon down!


March 19: Thomas E. Hartmayer Memorial K-12 Chess Tournament, Leg #4 of the CT National Nominations Grand Prix at UConn in Storrs
For details on NNGP click here. For latest standings click here.


March 11: Eastern Connecticut Spring Chess Tournament by Rob Roy in Coventry
USCF-Rated Swiss, $30 entry fee, 3-SS, G/60 d5. Cash Prizes: 1st-$180, 2nd-$90 b/12, more per entries. Enter at site only 10:30-11:30 am. Round One - 12 noon. Rds. 2-3 asap. Junior players accompanied by one other person only. Rob Roy Chess Center 3111 South Street Coventry CT


a CSCA sanctioned event:

March 4: CT Scholastic TEAM chess championships for teams of 4 players from one school location, at Hall High School, West Hartford.


a CSCA sanctioned event:

March 4: CT State Championships, 4-SS, R1+2:G/60, R3+4:G/75 d5, organizer New Britain Chess Club, at Hall High School, West Hartford


Feb 25: Storrs Center Chess Championships, 3 * G/45 d5, by Rob Roy in Storrs.


Feb 25: CCFC Club Championships at CCFC in Norwalk


a CSCA sanctioned event:

Feb 12: CT Scholastic State Championship, 5-SS, G/30 d5, 3 sections K-6, 6-8, 9-12, by Connecticut Chess Organization at CREC Two Rivers Magnet Middle School in East Hartford.
Click here for amendment regarding the K-3 section.


Feb 5: K-5 Winter Chess Classic at St Thomas Aquinas in Fairfield


Feb 4: 2017 Greater New Haven Winter Open tournament at Elm City Prep in New Haven. $$1000 Prize Fund !


Feb 4: Julius Fuster Chess Open by Rob Roy in Coventry


Jan 28: First Chess Haven Tournament at Hopkins School in New Haven by the Wang Bros.


a CSCA sanctioned event:

Jan 21: CT Scholastic State GIRLS Championship, 5-SS, G/30 d5, 1 section, by Connecticut Chess Organization at Farmington Library.


Jan 14: Leg #3 of the CT National Nominations Grand Prix and Candidates Tournament at St Thomas Aquinas in Fairfield by DJA Chess Instruction & Swan.e4
For details on NNGP click here.


Jan 7: Nathan Hale Winter Open by Rob Roy in Coventry