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

Events 2015

Dec 15: 2015 CT State Blitz Championships at Armenian Church, New Britain

Dec 12: Greater New Haven Fall Open at Foote School, New Haven

Dec 5: UCONN Ice Hockey K-8 Blitz Championship at Hartford XL Center
See also: here

Nov 15: Greater Hartford Regional K-12 Scholastic Championships at Whiting Lane School, West Hartford

Nov 14: Manchester Fall Scholastic at Manchester Church of Christ, Manchester

Nov 12: Grandmaster Sam Shankland vs Yalies Sam Shankland is an American chess grand master. With a current FIDE rating of 2646, he is currently ranked 7th in the United States and has held his spot in the world top 100 list in the past few years. In 2014, GM Shankland represented the US in the 2014 World Chess Olympiad in Norway and won a gold medal for the country. In that tournament, he was undefeated with a score of 9/10 and a had an all-time high performance rating of 2829. GM Shankland will be coming to Yale on Thursday Nov 12, 2015 for a simultaneous exhibition (he will be playing 15 players at the same time) from 9:30-11:00pm @ Bass L70. Since the simul is limited to only 15 players, please RSVP and we will notify you if you are selected to attend.

Oct 24: Fall Farmington Scholastic at Barney Library, Farmington

Oct 11: UCONN G60 Fall Open at UCONN Castleman Bldg, Storrs

SEP 25-Oct 2: Pawn Sacrifice coming to Criterion Cinemas New Haven! In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, PAWN SACRIFICE chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world. FULL STORY

Jun 5-7: Northeast Open at the Sheraton Hotel, Stamford

Apr 26: 2015 K, K-1, K-3, & K-6 CT State Scholastic Championships at St. Thomas Aquinas School, contact

Apr 25: 2015 K-8 and K-12 Scholastic State Championships at CCFC, contact

Mar 07: 2015 CT State Chess Championship at Chess Club of Fairfield County

Feb 07: CT State Quick Chess G15 d5 Championship at New Britain Chess Club

Jan 31: 4th Annual Simsbury Scholastic Open (K-12)