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Events 2018

Dec 15: Holiday Party Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.


Dec 9: NECA 45 in Stamford.


Dec 8: SSC Scholastic by David Aldi in Unionville.


Dec 8: CCO Scholastic Blitz & CSCA Annual Meeting in Newington.


Dec 1: Unrated event at NBCC in New Britain (TLA).


Dec 1: Mouja Scholastic by David Aldi in Manchester


Nov 24: Open house at New Britain Chess Club and Chess Club of Fairfield County - recent World Championship games will be shown and discussed.


Nov 17: Yankee Peddlar Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.


Nov 10: Greater Hartford Scholastic Championships at Hall High School in West Hartford.


Nov 3: State Scholastic Bullet Championship in conjunction with CSCA Meeting at the Meriden Library.


Nov 2-4: Stamford Open by CCA in Stamford.


Oct 28: 44th NECA in Norwalk.


Oct 27: Connecticut Harvest Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.


Oct 27: Fairfield Country Team Fall Championship for teams of 4 players at CCFC in Norwalk.


Oct 21: Canceled 2018 International Celebration of the Mind Day/Greater New Haven Fall Open by Celone at University of New Haven in West Haven.


Sep 29: Scholastic by David Aldi in Manchester (flyer available soon).


Sep 29: Charter Oak Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.


Sep 21/22 - 23: 9th Annual Hartford Open by CCA at Bradley Airport


Sep 15: Chess...Chess...Chess by Kevin Zimmerman in Glastonbury


Aug 26: 53rd annual New Britain Summer Open, out-doors in Wickham Park, Manchester.


Aug 16-19: 48th Continental Open by CCA in Sturbridge, MA.


Aug 11: Nutmeg State Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.


Aug 11: Western CT K-8 scholastic by Glenn Budzinski (for info: CTkidsplaychess@gmail.com) in Wilton.


Aug 7: Jimi Wilkin Memorial at NBCC.


Jul 27-29: Bradley Open by CCA at Bradley Airport.


Jul 14: 2018 Fairfield Country Masters & Class Championship at CCFC in Norwalk.


Jul 14: Connecticut Yankee Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.


Jul 10: Start of 2nd session of the Summer Chess Academy for Talented Youth for players rated 1900+ in Cheshire.


Jul 9: Start of one of several CCFC Summer Chess Camps at CCFC in Norwalk.


Jul 9: Start of two sessions of the Hopkins Summer Chess Program in New Haven.


Jul 7: 2018 US Champion Sam Shankland and current #27 in the world will give a simul in Newtown.


Jun 24: NECA 43 in Greenwich.


Jun 23: Coventry Summer Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.


Jun 23: G/60 Flash by Kevin Z in Glastonbury.


Jun 16: NBCC Saturday Swiss by NBCC in New Britain.


Jun 8-10: 24th annual Northeast Open by CCA in Stamford.


Jun 9: 24th annual Robert Musicant/Donald Yazgoor Memorial Scholastic by C. Potts in Norwalk


Jun 1-2: 2018 Planet Earth Championship, 2-day schedule: 4 rounds SS G/90, 1-day schedule: 2 G/45 plus 2 G/90, by NBCC in West Hartford


May 19: Fairfield County Spring Team Championship, for team of 4 players average rating no higher than 1800, by CCFC in Norwalk.


May 19: Constitution State Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.


May 18: Pop-up Blitz by Kevin Zimmerman in Glastonbury


Apr 29: NECA 42 in Stamford.


Apr 28: Glastonbury Scholastic by David Aldi in Glastonbury
The last time this tournament was held was in 2015 and only students that attend Glastonbury schools were allowed to participate. This year all students from any school are welcome. The tournament is organized by the Glastonbury-East Hartford Magnet School PTO. Registrations by PayPal will be accepted. Contact Shiva Prasad (his email is shiva.pr@gmail.com) for PayPal registration details. We will offer rated sections if there is enough interest. Just write on the registration form that your child (children) wants to play rated and add the USCF ID number(s).


Apr 28: Mini Me Charity Chess Tournament by CFCC in Norwalk


Apr 27-29: Eastern Class Championship in Sturbridge, MA


Apr 21: Nathan Hale Open in Coventry.



a CSCA sanctioned event:
Apr 8: CT State Rapid Championships at West Haven Police Dept in West Haven


Apr 7: Girls Only Workshop by IM Rusudan Goletiani at CCFC



a CSCA sanctioned event:
Apr 7: CT State Quick Championships at West Haven Police Dept in West Haven



a CSCA sanctioned event:
Mar 31: National Nomination Candidate's Tournament at University of New Haven in West Haven



a CSCA sanctioned event:
Mar 31: CT State Scholastic Quick Championships at University of New Haven in West Haven


Mar 25: NECA 41 in Stamford.


Mar 24: 2018 New Haven Open and Scholastic Championships at Elm City Prep in New Haven.


Mar 23: Friday night pop-up blitz tournament by Kevin Zimmerman in Glastonbury.


Mar 17: Greater Hartford Open by Rob Roy in Coventry.


a CSCA sanctioned event:

Mar 10: 2018 CT State Championship by NBCC at Hall High School in West Hartford


Mar 10: West Hartford Scholastic Chess Tournament at Hall High School in West Hartford


a CSCA sanctioned event:

Mar 3: 2018 CT State Scholastic Championships at University of New Haven in West Haven


Feb 24: Eastern Connecticut Open in Coventry.


Feb 23: Friday night pop-up blitz Tournament in Glastonbury.


a CSCA sanctioned event:

Feb 10: Hartmayer Memorial / NNGP Leg 4 at UConn in Storrs


Feb 3: Greater New Haven Winter Open at Elm City Prep in New Haven.


Jan 27: Hartford DIG Chess Tournament at the Wilson-Gray YMCA in Hartford.


Jan 27: 2nd Hopkins Chess Haven Tournament by Chess Haven at Hopkins School in New Haven.


a CSCA sanctioned event:

Jan 20: CCO Northern CT Championships / NNGP Leg 3 at Farmington Main Library in Farmington


a CSCA sanctioned event:

Jan 20: CT Scholastic Girls Championships at Farmington Main Library in Farmington


Jan 20: Nicolas Checa wins 2018 CCFC Club Championships.


a CSCA sanctioned event:

Jan 13: CT Scholastic Grade Championships at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield.


Jan 13: 2018 Coventry Open in Coventry (3-SS G/60 d5).