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




























Applicable CSCA Policies:
Member Organization Status for group discounts and other benefits
Calendar & Online Promotion Policy
Promotion Policy at CSCA Tournaments & Events
2022-23 National Nominations Rules & Information


Upcoming events

If you would like to add/report an upcoming competition or event, please email us.

Feb 4 - East Providence Scholastic Tournament (E. Providence, RI) by Ocean State Chess Association


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN
Feb 11 - Connecticut Speed Championships (Willimantic), organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and hosted by Eastern Connecticut State University and Chess Club. $2,500 in Guaranteed Prizes!!! Awards for Players and Teams! Register now! Review event flyer.

Feb 12 - February Sunday Swiss Tournament (Ridgefield) by Way of the Board

Feb 18 - HCC February Frenzy K-12 Scholastic (Hamden) by Play More Chess Academy


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN
Feb 25 - Connecticut Collegiate Championship (Middletown), organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and hosted by Wesleyan University and Chess Club. $900 in Guaranteed Prizes!!! Awards for Players and Teams! College Prospects (scholastic players Grades 7-12 rated 800+) are invited to participate. Register now! Review event flyer.


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN
Feb 25 - Connecticut Senior Championship (Middletown), organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and hosted by Wesleyan University and Chess Club. $450 in Guaranteed Prizes!!! Other Honors and Awards! 2023 Irwin Nomination! Register now! Review event flyer.


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN
Mar 4 - Connecticut Scholastic TEAM Championships (Manchester), organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association and hosted by Manchester High School and Chess Club. 74 Trophy Prizes!!! New Team-Focused Format! Register now! Review event flyer.

Mar 12 - Akela Chess Classic (Old Lyme) by BSA Troop 67


CSCA Tournament Event -- Registration is OPEN
Mar 18 - Norwalk Knights Spring Championship (Norwalk), organized and sponsored by the CSCA and co-sponsored by Norwalk Library and RedBandit Chess. Register now!

Mar 17-19 - Eastern Class Championships (Windsor Locks) by Continental Chess


CSCA ONLINE Championship Event -- in development
Mar 25 - New England ONLINE Scholastic Championships (Online via Chess.com), organized and sponsored by the CSCA. NECA approval pending.


CSCA "A Place to Play" Chess Program -- Registration Opens Soon
Mar 30 - Norwalk Knights FREE Library Chess Program (Spring Session) (Norwalk) [8 Thursdays from Mar 30 to May 25, 6-7p], hosted and co-sponsored by Norwalk Library and organized and co-sponsored by the CSCA and RedBandit Chess. Event Flyer for additional details.


CSCA Championship Event -- Registration is OPEN
Apr 1 - Connecticut Women's Championship (Hamden), organized and sponsored by the Connecticut State Chess Association at Play More Chess Academy. $450 in Guaranteed Prizes!!! Other Honors and Awards! Register now! Review event flyer.

Mar 31-Apr 2 - National High School (K-12) Championship (Washington, DC) by US Chess

Apr 5-9 - Open at Foxwoods (Mashantucket) by Continental Chess


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Apr 22 - Connecticut Chess960 (Fischer Random) Championships, venue TBD.

Apr 21-23 - National Middle School (K-8) Championship (Round Rock, TX) by US Chess


CSCA Tournament Event -- Registration Opens Soon
Apr 29 - Hartmayer Memorial Tournament (Hartford), sponsored and organized by the Connecticut State Chess Association, Kevin Zimmerman, East Side Chess and the Wilson-Gray YMCA Chess Club.

Apr 28-30 - All-Girls National Championship (Chicago, IL) by US Chess

May 12-14 - National Elementary (K-6) Championship (Baltimore, MD) by US Chess


CSCA Hall of Fame & Championship Event -- in development
May 20 - CSCA Hall of Fame Inductions & Action Championships, venue TBD.


CSCA Tournament Event -- in development
Jun 3 - 27th Annual Robert Musicant/Donald Yazgoor Memorial Tournament, an open scholastic (pK-12) tournament hosted by the Norwalk Public Library (Main).


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
June 10-11 - Connecticut Open, venue TBD.

Jul 21-23 - US Senior Open Championship (Elmhurst, IL) by Caveman Chess

Jul 28-30 - Bradley Open (Windsor Locks) by Continental Chess

Jul 29-Aug 6 - US Open (Grand Rapids, MI) by US Chess

Oct 6-8 - Hartford Open (Windsor Locks) by Continental Chess


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Nov 4 - Connecticut State Championship, venue TBD.


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Nov 11 - Connecticut Scholastic Grade Championships, venue TBD.

Dec 15-17 - National K-12 Grade Championships (Orlando, FL) by US Chess


2024


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Jan 6 - Connecticut Scholastic Championships, venue TBD.


CSCA Championship Event -- in development
Jan 20 - Connecticut Girls Championship, venue TBD.

Mar 27-31 - Open at Foxwoods (Mashantucket) by Continental Chess



For activities of local Connecticut chess clubs, please visit our Clubs & Programs page here to link to the clubs' websites.

To avoid event conflicts and find more play opportunities, organizers and players may visit the New England Chess Association's Clearinghouse for upcoming events, regionally. The US Chess event calendars can be found here.