Play either in tournament, at a club or at a meet
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 CTStateChessAssociation@gmail.com
The CSCA is offering CSCA members, grades K-12, a discounted US Chess membership
for just $12. The membership includes online access to Chess Life (Kids). Membership purchase through
US Chess directly is $20 for individuals
age 18 and under, and more for older players. (Renewals must have a US Chess membership that has expired or expires in less
than two months.)
Discounted purchase/renewal of US Chess Membership
Join or renew US Chess ID
Due to Covid-19 there are currently very few in-person chess events planned in the state of Connecticut. The Chess Club of Fairfield
Country holds their weekly Saturday G/45 Quads and Sunday G/30 Quads and the Play More Chess Academy holds weekly informal events and monthly (unrated) tournaments. The New
Chess Club has has resumed their Tuesday evening club meets.
Jun 19 - 1st Annual Scarlet Tanager Open by Birdhouse Chess at the Omni New Haven Hotel
Jul 16-18 - 26th Annual Bradley Open by Continental Chess
Association at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport.
Aug 12-16 - Continental Open by Continental Chess
Association in Sturbridge, Mass.
Aug 22 - 56th annual Summer Open, an out-doors event by NBCC in Wickham Park in Manchester
Play chess online
There are a number of online platforms offering chess where one can play games and tournaments, learn and study chess, watch high
level players and be part of an online chess community. The CSCA recommends lichess.org, one of the
premier online chess sites. Lichess is a free, open-source chess server run by volunteers and donations.