New Britain Chess Club since January 26, 1901

The New Britain Chess Club is the largest and most historic chess organization in Connecticut.
We meet every Tuesday at the Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection, 1910 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06053.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (6:15 p.m. when there are training classes).
Club activities begin at 7 p.m.
The first few visits are free, so come check us out!
Equipment is provided.


The New Britain Chess Club is currently postponing indoor play until further notice. Online club play is resumed.

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The New Britain Chess Club Officers

September 1, 2020 - August 31, 2021 year
President: Suhas Kodali
Vice President: Michael Smith
Secretary: Mario Guevara-Rodriguez
Treasurer: David Herscovici


Presidents

2020 - PRES: Suhas Kodali
2016 - 2020: Norman Burtness
2011 - 2016: Derek Meredith
2010 - 2011: Michael Pascetta
2003 - 2010: Joseph Mansigian
2001 - 2003: John Pasco *
1970 - 2001: Arkadijs Strazdins
1969 - 1970: Roman Kolodziej **
1961 - 1969: Jan Cendrowski
1959 - 1961: Robert Corr
1958 - 1959: William Dworski
1957 - 1958: Jan Laska
1956 - 1957: Robert Corr
1940 - 1956: Edmund Roman
1938 - 1940: Boleslaw Gryboski
1934 - 1938: James Kayser
1901 - 19??: John Kirkman

*Pasco left his position late in 2002. Mansigian, VP at the time, assumed the presidency on January 14, 2003.
** Cendrowski passed away on November 22, 1969, and Kolodziej, VP at the time, assumed the presidency.


Vice Presidents

2020 - PRES: Michael Smith
2018 - 2020: Suhas Kodali
2017 - 2018: Mark Bourque
2016 - 2017: Derek Meredith
2013 - 2016: Norman Burtness
2011 - 2013: Douglas Fiske
2010 - 2011: Derek Meredith
2003 - 2010: Robert Kozlowski
2001 - 2002: Joseph Mansigian *
1998 - 2001: John Pasco
1994 - 1998: Robert Milardo
1992 - 1994: Noah Vieira
1989 - 1992: Wesley Frazier
1988 - 1989: Duncan May
1971 - 1988: Stanley Archacki
1970 - 1971: William Thomson
1969 - 1969: Roman Kolodziej **
1968 - 1969: Stanley Archacki
1966 - 1968: Jan Laska
1965 - 1966: Roman Kolodziej
1963 - 1965: Jan Laska
1962 - 1963: Edward Nowakowski
1961 - 1962: Zdzislaw Jankowski
1960 - 1961: Joseph Nowara
1959 - 1960: Jan Cendrowski
1958 - 1959: Vincent Kezna
1957 - 1958: William Dworski
1956 - 1957: Edward Nowakowski
1955 - 1956: Jan Cendrowski
1943 - 1955: Waldemar Massman
1938 - 1942: Alan Burr
1934 - 1938: A.G. Gryboski
1901 - 19??: Carl Ebbesson

* When Mansigian was nominated interim president on January 14, 2003, there was no VP until Kozlowski assumed this role on September 1, 2003.
** When Kolodziej became interim president on November 24, 1969, there was no VP until Thomson assumed this role on September 1, 1970.


Secretaries

2019 - PRES: Mario Guevara-Rodriguez
2018 - 2019: Laurent Lafosse
2014 - 2018: Luis Delgado
2013 2014: Dan Golda
2010 2013: Brian Kosnoff
2006 2010: Marcus Komons
2001 2006: Carl Heinemann
1999 2001: Joseph Mansigian
1998 1999: Michael Sheroff
1997 1998: Joseph Mansigian
1995 1997: Noah Vieira
1992 1995: Michael Sheroff
1991 1992: Robert Milardo
1989 1991: Duncan May
1980 1989: Robert Milardo
1972 1980: Daniel Lechowicz
1971 1972: Donald Heslin
1969 1971: Stanley Archacki
1967 1969: Peter Kloskowski
1966 1967: Stephen Qutoria
1964 1966: Arkadijs Strazdins
1963 1964: Stephen Hayes
1962 1963: Jan Rosinski
1960 1962: Arkadijs Strazdins
1958 1960: Stephen Astoria
1957 1958: Robert Corr
1956 1957: Jan Cendrowski
1954 1956: Robert Corr
1952 1954: Basil Greennough
1951 1952: Franklin Potter
1949 1951: Basil Greenough
1948 1949: Michael Szymkiewicz
1945 1948: Howard Wunsch
1934 1945: Boleslaw Gryboski
1901 - 19??: Ralph Myerson


Treasurers

2019 - PRES: David Herscovici
2015 - 2019: Gert Hilhorst
1974 2015: Andris Strazdins
1973 1974: Robert Milardo and Andris Strazdins
1972 1973: Paul Ligas
1971 1972: Donald Heslin
1969 1971: Stanley Archacki
1968 1969: Aaron Manderbach
1964 1968: Arkadijs Strazdins
1963 1964: Roman Kolodziej
1962 1963: Jan Cendrowski
1960 1962: Arkadijs Strazdins
1959 1960: Stephen Astoria
1958 1959: Jan Cendrowski
1957 1958: Robert Corr
1956 1957: Jan Cendrowski
1954 1956: Robert Corr
1952 1954: Basil Greennough
1951 1952: Franklin Potter
1949 1951: Basil Greenough
1948 1949: Michael Szymkiewicz
1945 1948: Howard Wunsch
1934 1945: Boleslaw Gryboski
1901 - 19??: Issac Porter