New Britain Chess Club, founded 1901
a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation
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Tournaments - Current
  • Bourque-Mashkov-Tkaczewski Chess Tournament
  • Games: 4-SS G/90; +30 for Open; All other sections play G/60; d5
    Scholastic Players cannot choose to play G/60; d5 in the Open section
  • Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23
  • Round times: 7:00 p.m. prompt each week. 7:15 p.m. start for the first week.
  • Sections: Mark Bourque Open, David Mashkov U1800, Krystian Tkaczewski U1200
  • Entry fee: $10 member entry; 30 (non-members entry)
  • Prizes: Winners get their names immortalized! Medals
  • Registration: Click here
  • Standings: Click here
Tournaments - General Information
  • Tournaments are open to the public, and equipment is provided by NBCC unless stated otherwise.

  • Tournaments generally begin at 7:00-7:15 pm on Tuesdays.

  • NBCC members enjoy reduced tournament entry rates.

  • NBCC tournaments are USCF-rated (United States Chess Federation) unless stated otherwise, and they require an active USCF membership (separate from NBCC membership). Click here to join.

  • Blitz and some quick tournaments take place on a single date, while longer-time-control tournaments are spread out over several weeks.

  • Find upcoming tournaments on this page, or check the calendar on the homepage.

Member Perk: Chess lecture before games (Tuesdays, 6:15-7:00 pm).

Lecture is open to all members, no registration required.

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