December 4, 2021 (snow date: December 5)
Wesleyan University, Exley Science Center, 265 Church Street, Middletown, CT
$2,625 Guaranteed Prize Fund!
Funded and sponsored by the Connecticut State Chess Association together with Russell
Enterprises and DGT
Special thanks to Hanon Russell for his generous donation, including book and clock prizes!
Event information links and postings
Online Registration Posting and List of Current Participants
Book & Clock Award Distribution
CSCA 2021 Annual Honors of the Connecticut Chess Community
Event News and Updates
FM Kapil Chandran to appear by video from Chicago as special guest MC.
Rod Groff of Play More Chess Academy and the Hamden Chess Club will join the event staff as Assistant TD.
CSCA announces 2021 Annual Honors of the Connecticut chess community. Awards will be presented between rounds of the State Championship.
Among the honorees are Rob Roy (CSCA/Coventry Chess Center), Christopher Potts (Norwalk Chess Club) and Hamden Chess Club. See complete list.
Top Senior prize added in Open Section, includes trophy, book and clock awards.
Book and clock award distribution finalized for Open Section.
GM Nico Checa, now attending Yale, will play.
GM Hans Niemann will join the event live from Dubai, to participate in the awards ceremony.
CSCA plans to broadcast top boards live during competition over the CSCA website.
GM Sergey Kudrin and FM Yoon-Young Kim will participate.
In appreciation of the Connecticut chess community, the CSCA plans to hold special award presentations during the event. Details to follow
Senior TD NM Ian Harris, founder/owner of RedBandit Chess, will direct the event as Chief TD.
Wesleyan University Chess Club agrees to co-sponsor and host the event at Wesleyan's Exley Science Center. Special thanks to Vibhuv
Reddy, WCC President, for all the work in arranging event venue! This may be the first time that the State Championship will be held in