Connecticut State Chess Association
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Chess Clubs and Programs in Connecticut

Current Connecticut clubs and programs are listed here.

If you would like to add/report a current or ongoing chess club or program, please email us.


Upcoming events

If you would like to add/report an upcoming competition or event, please email us.

Sep 24 - September Showdown (Hamden) by Play More Chess Academy

Oct 8 - 5th Leaf Blower Open (Florence, MA) by Western Mass Chess Assoc

Oct 8 - Farmington Library K-12 Tournament by Team DIG USA

Oct 14-16 - 11th Hartford Open (Windsor Locks) by Continental Chess Association

Oct 22 - October Odyssey (Hamden) by Play More Chess Academy

Oct 22 - South Norwalk Library K-12 Tournament by Team DIG USA

Oct 29 - October Opposition (Hamden) by Play More Chess Academy


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Nov 5 - Connecticut State Grade Championships (Greenwich), hosted by Greenwich Country Day School and organized by the National Scholastic Chess Foundation. (Registration coming soon.)

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Nov 12 - Pioneer Open (Fairfield) by Sacred Heart University Chess
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Nov 12 - South Norwalk Library K-12 Tournament by Team DIG USA

Nov 19 - CAS 11th Grade Championship (West Hartford) by Fred Townsend at Hall High School


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Dec 3 and/or 4 - Connecticut State Championship (Middletown), hosted by the Wesleyan Chess Club and organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association.

Dec 9-11 - National K-12 Grade Championships (National Harbor, MD) by US Chess


CSCA Tournament Event -- in development
Dec 17 - Norwalk Knights Winter Championship (Norwalk), hosted by the Norwalk Library and organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and RedBandit Chess.


2023


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Jan 7 - Connecticut Scholastic Championships (Fairfield), hosted by Sacred Heart University Chess and organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association.


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Jan 21 - Connecticut Girls Championships,
venue TBD


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Feb 4 - Connecticut Speed Championships,
venue TBD


CSCA Tournament Event -- in development
Feb 11 - Hartmayer Memorial Tournament,
venue TBD


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Feb 25 - Connecticut Women Championship,
venue TBD


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Mar 4 or 5 - Connecticut Scholastic TEAM Championships,
venue TBD


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Mar 11 - Connecticut Senior Championship,
venue TBD


CSCA Tournament Event -- in development
Mar 11 - Norwalk Knights Spring Championship (Norwalk), hosted by the Norwalk Library and organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and RedBandit Chess.


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Mar 18 - Connecticut Collegiate Championships,
venue TBD

Mar 31-Apr 2 - National High School (K-12) Championship (Washington, DC) by US Chess

Apr 21-23 - National Middle School (K-8) Championship (Round Rock, TX) by US Chess

Apr 28-30 - All-Girls National Championship (Chicago, IL) by US Chess

May 12-14 - National Elementary (K-6) Championship (Baltimore, MD) by US Chess


CSCA Tournament Event -- in development
Jun 3 - 27th Annual Robert Musicant/Donald Yazgoor Memorial Tournament, an open scholastic (pK-12) tournament hosted by the Norwalk Public Library (Main).

Jul 29-Aug 6 - US Open (Grand Rapids, MI) by US Chess

Dec 15-17 - National K-12 Grade Championships (Orlando, FL) by US Chess



For activities of local Connecticut chess clubs, please visit our Clubs & Programs page here to link to the clubs' websites.

To avoid event conflicts and find more play opportunities, organizers and players may visit the New England Chess Association's Clearinghouse for upcoming events, regionally. The US Chess event calendars can be found here.