Connecticut State Chess Association

Play either in tournament, at a club or at a meet

Click here for a list of clubs or meets.

If you would like to add an event, a club or a meet to our list please email the CSCA at

Join or renew annual scholastic USCF membership

The CSCA is offering scholastic players to join the US Chess Federation or renew their USCF membership at a discounted prize of $12 through the CSCA.
This program is only available for players from Connecticut in Grades K - 12. This membership includes online access to Chess Life (Kids) and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system. Regular annual USCF membership dues are $17 for players age 12 and under, $22 for age 15 and under and $26 for age 18 and under. Renewals must have a US Chess membership that has expired or expires in less than two months.

Join or renew USCF

Player Name, D.O.B., Grade
USCF # (if renewing), Expiration Date

Upcoming events:

Jun 27 - The Chess Club of Fairfield County resumes their weekly over-the-board tournaments with G/45 Quads. Information and registration

Jun 28 - 2020 NNCT Rockefeller & Girls at the Connecticut State Chess Association Club. Invitational only - list of participants - flyer.

Jul 7 - 2020 Fairfield County Masters & Class Championships at the CCFC in Norwalk.

Jul 17-19 - Bradley Open by CCA in Windsor Locks.Cancelled

Aug 5-9 - 50th annual Continental Open by CCA in Sturbridge.Cancelled

Aug 29 - Outdoors event: 55th annual NBCC Summer Open. Register at NBCC.

Sep 26 -Rob Roy is planning to resume his monthly open tournaments in Coventry on this day; see 2020 Connecticut Harvest Open for more information.

Oct 17 - 2020 Charter Oak Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.

Nov 14 - 2020 Connecticut Yankee Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.

Dec 12 - 2020 Nutmeg State Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.