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. The club is tentatively reopening indoor play in early 2021.

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The New Britain Chess Club Quick Chess Champions

The NBCC's quick chess events have attracted many players of all levels. Since 2006, our members had have an opportunity to vie for the annual title of NBCC Quick Chess Champion.

2020: Open: Can it be you?!, U1700: Can it be you?!
2019: Open: Nelson Castaneda, U1700: Kyle Triplett
2018: Open: Nelson Castaneda and Richard Bauer, U1700: Bill Campbell
2017 Open: Nelson Castaneda and Dennis Prawira, U1780: Norman Burtness
2016: Nelson Castaneda
2015 Open: Nelson Castaneda and Richard Bauer, U1600: Bill Campbell
2014 Open: Nelson Castaneda, U1500: John Sentilles
2013 Open: Nelson Castaneda, U1600: Laurent Lafosse
2012: Derek Meredith, Jamal Baig, and Michael Pascetta
2011: Derek Meredith
2010: Dennis Prawira
2009: Derek Meredith
2008: James Nitz
2007: Dennis Prawira, Andres Castaneda, and Daniel Rozovsky
2006: Nelson Castaneda and Andres Castaneda