Connecticut State Chess Association
a 501(c)(7) nonprofit corporation




























Events 2024


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Jan 6 - Connecticut Scholastic Championships (Fairfield), sponsored and organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and SHU Chess. Register now! Selection tournament for 2024 State Nominees to the National Denker, Barber and Rockefeller Invitationals. First Class Collegiate Venue, Many Placements, DGT Broadcast and Onsite Dining. PRE-EVENT NOTES FOR PARTICIPANTS AHEAD OF EVENT ARRIVAL.
GAME BROADCAST.



CSCA "A Place to Play" Chess Program -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Jan 11-Mar 7 - Norwalk Knights FREE Library Chess Program (Fall Session) (Norwalk) [8 Thursdays], sponsored and organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association, Norwalk Library and RedBandit Chess. See Club Flyer for additional details.


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Jan 20 - Connecticut GIRLS Championship (Greenwich), sponsored and organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and Greenwich Academy. Register now! Selection tournament for 2024 State Nominee to the Haring Invitational. First Class Private School Venue; Many Placements!


CSCA Championship Event -- POSTPONED
Jan 26-28 - CONNECTICUT CLASSIC, venue TBD.


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Feb 6 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE February HyperBullet (1/2|0) Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120 minutes. Minimum 50 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!.


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Feb 8 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE February Rapid8 Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 7 Rounds. Minimum 30 Rapid games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Feb 10 @ 10 PM - CSCA OE February Blitz5 Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 180 minutes. Minimum 30 Blitz games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!

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Feb 11 - Ridgefield Sunday Swiss by Way of the Board Chess Club
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CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Feb 13 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE February HyperBullet (3/4|0) Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120 minutes. Minimum 50 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Feb 15 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE February Classical Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 5 rounds. Minimum 10 Classical games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Feb 17 @ 12 PM - Lunar Lightning Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120 minutes. Minimum 30 Blitz games required. Join team and event to participate. $600 in total player and streamer prizes! FREE entry! See event page for complete details.

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Feb 17 - OSCA K-12 Championships (E. Greenwich, RI) by Ocean State Chess Association
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Feb 17 - HCC February Fortress (Hamden) by Play More Chess Academy


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Feb 20 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE February Bullet2 Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120 minutes. Minimum 50 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Feb 22 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE February Rapid10 Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 7 Rounds. Minimum 30 Rapid games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN
Feb 24 - Connecticut Collegiate Championship (Middletown), organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and hosted by Wesleyan University and Chess Club. $1,200 in Guaranteed Prizes!!! Awards for Players and Teams! College Prospects (scholastic players Grades 7-12 rated 800+) are invited to participate. Register now!


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN
Feb 24 - Connecticut Senior Championship (Middletown), organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and hosted by Wesleyan University and Chess Club. $600 in Guaranteed Prizes!!! Other Honors and Awards! 2024 Irwin Nomination! Register now!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Feb 27 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE February Bullet1 Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120 minutes. Minimum 50 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Feb 29 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE February Chess960-Bullet2 Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120 minutes. Minimum 20 Chess960 games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 2 - Connecticut Scholastic TEAM Championships (Manchester), organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and hosted by Manchester High School and Chess Club. Many Trophy Prizes!!! Team-Focused Format! Register now!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 3 @ 7 AM - CSCA OE March Bullet1 Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 25 Rounds 1+1. Minimum 100 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 5 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE March UltraBullet Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 90 minutes. Minimum 50 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 7 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE March SuperBlitz Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120 minutes. Minimum 30 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 9 - Fairfield County Scholastic Championships (Norwalk), organized and sponsored by the CSCA and co-sponsored by Norwalk Library and RedBandit Chess. Individual and Team Trophy Prizes! Register now!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 9 @ 9 PM - CSCA OE March Rapid8 Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 7 Rounds, 8+1. Minimum 30 Rapid games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 12 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE March HyperBullet Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 50 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 14 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE March Classical sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 5 Rounds, 25+1. Minimum 10 Classical games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 16 @ 12 PM - Ides of March Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 4 Sections: Open, U2201, U1801 and U1301. Duration: 120 minutes. Minimum game requirements vary by section. Join team and event to participate. $600 in total--player and streamer--prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Partnered Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 17 - Second Annual Akela Chess Classic (Old Lyme), organized and sponsored by the CSCA and BSA Troop 67 Montville. A Boys Scouts fundraiser. TOP REGIONAL SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT! Individual Trophy Prizes in 3 Sections by Grade! Space is limited. Register now!

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Mar 17 - Ridgefield Sunday Swiss by Way of the Board Chess Club
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Mar 17 - OSCA 3rd GM's Brooklyn Blitz (Brookline, MA) by Ocean State Chess Association
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CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 19 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE March Rapid8 Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 30 Rapid games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 21 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE March SuperBlitz Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 11 Rounds, 3+0. Minimum 50 Blitz games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 24 @ 11 AM - CSCA OE March Blitz5 Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 11 Rounds, 5+1. Minimum 50 Blitz games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 26 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE March HyperBullet 3/4 Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 50 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 28 @ 11 AM - CSCA OE March Chess960 Rapid10 Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 7 Rounds, 10+1. Minimum 50 Chess960 games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 30 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE March Rapid10 Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 7 Rounds, 10+1. Minimum 30 Rapid games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!

Mar 27-31 - Open at Foxwoods (Mashantucket) by Continental Chess


CSCA "A Place to Play" Chess Program -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Mar 28-May 23 - Norwalk Knights FREE Library Chess Program (Fall Session) (Norwalk) [8 Thursdays], sponsored and organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association, Norwalk Library and RedBandit Chess. See Club Flyer for additional details.


CSCA Championship Event -- SAME DAY Registration is OPEN!!!
Apr 6 - Connecticut Speed Championships (Willimantic), sponsored and organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and Eastern Connecticut State University Chess Club. $4,000 and more in Guaranteed Prizes! First Class Venue! Register now!.

Apr 5-7 - K-12 Nationals (Baltimore, MD) by USCF


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Apr 13 - Connecticut Scholastic Grade Championships (Greenwich), sponsored and organized by the National Scholastic Chess Foundation at Brunswick Middle School.


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Apr 9 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE April HyperBullet Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 100 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $100 in prizes! FREE entry!

Apr 13 - 16th Groton Quick by Groton Chess Club


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Apr 14 - Connecticut Women's Championship (Middletown), organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and hosted by Wesleyan University and Chess Club. $650 and more in Prizes! $40 Entry Credit if new to USCF! FREE Unrated Section! Register now!.

Apr 13-14 - UMass Spring Classic (Amherst, MA) by UMass Amherst Chess Club

Apr 12-14 - Girls Nationals (Chicago, IL) by Renaissance Knights


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Apr 16 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE April Rapid8 Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 30 Rapid games required. Join team and event to participate. $100 in prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Apr 19 @ 2 PM - CSCA OE April Rapid10 Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 7 Rounds, 10+1. Minimum 30 Rapid games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Apr 23 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE April Bullet1 Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 100 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $100 in prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Apr 25 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE April Classical sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 5 Rounds, 25+1. Minimum 10 Classical games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!

Apr 27 - HCC April Challenge (Hamden) by Play More Chess Academy

Apr 26-28 - K-6 Nationals (Columbus, OH) by USCF


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Apr 30 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE April UltraBullet Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 90. Minimum 50 UltraBullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
May 2 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE May Rapid8 Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 7 Rounds, 8+1. Minimum 30 Rapid games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!

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May 5 - Ridgefield Scholastic by Way of the Board Chess Club
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CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
May 7 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE May Bullet1 Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 100 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in prizes! FREE entry!

May 10-12 - K-8 Nationals (Atlanta, GA) by USCF

May 11 - Giarrusso Championship (E. Greenwich, RI) by OSCA


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
May 14 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE May HyperBullet Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 100 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
May 16 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE May Rapid10 Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 7 Rounds, 10+1. Minimum 30 Rapid games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!

May 16 - Blitz & Beer (Milford) by Milford Chess Academy


CSCA Championship Event -- REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!
May 19 - Connecticut Hall of Fame Action Championship (Fairfield), co-organized and sponsored by the CSCA and SHU Chess. $1,000 and more in Prizes! Lunch included! Register Now!!!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
May 21 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE May SuperBlitz Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 100 Blitz games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- POSTPONED, new date coming soon
May 25 @ 11 AM - CSCA Unlimited SuperBlitz Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 100 Blitz games required. Join team and register to participate. Prize: 60% of enries, $100 (30-25-20-15-10) guaranteed! Just $5 entry! REGISTER HERE!

May 25-27 - US Amateur East (New Brunswick, NJ) by NJSCF


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
May 28 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE May UltraBullet Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 90. Minimum 100 UltraBullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
May 30 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE May Classical Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 5 Rounds, 25+1. Minimum 20 Classical games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Scholastic Heritage Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Jun 1 - 28th Annual Robert Musicant-Donald Yazgoor Memorial Tournament (Norwalk), an open scholastic (pK-12) tournament sponsored and organized by the CSCA and RedBandit Chess and hosted by the Norwalk Public Library. Trophy and Medal Prizes! $15 OFF for 1st time USCF members. Register Now!!!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Jun 4 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE June Bullet1.5 Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 100 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Jun 6 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE June Rapid8 Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 7 Rounds, 8+1. Minimum 30 Rapid games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!

Jun 8 - New Milford Chess Tournament (New Milford) by New Milford Public Library

Jun 5-9 - National Open (Las Vegas, NV) by LVICF

Jun 5-6 - National Women's Open (Las Vegas, NV) by LVICF

Jun 7-9 - Eastern Class Championships (Windsor Locks) by Continental Chess


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Jun 11 @ 1 PM - CSCA OE June HyperBullet Arena sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. Duration: 120. Minimum 100 Bullet games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in prizes! FREE entry!


CSCA Online Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN!!!
Jun 13 @ 12 PM - CSCA OE June SuperBlitz Swiss sponsored by the CSCA on Lichess.org. 11 Rounds, 3+1. Minimum 50 Blitz games required. Join team and event to participate. $50 in total prizes! FREE entry!