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

Welcome to the Connecticut State Chess Association's History Website

by CSCA Historian Robert Cyr

Bob Cyr is the CSCA historian and has worked with Fred Townsend and Rob Roy, two longtime chess advocates, to preserve chess history in our state.

More data will be forthcoming, so please check back frequently.

The CSCA (on behalf of the NBCC) has been granted copyright authorization from the following state and local newspapers to republish the hundreds of articles that have been written about chess in our state. The publishers and authors are the sole owners of these articles, and they must receive full full credit for them. These articles are being republished on this website for the sole purpose of promoting chess throughout our community. Republication of these articles by the CSCA for commercial use or for any other purpose than the aforementioned will be considered a violation of copyright law.

The New Britain Herald
The Hartford Courant
The Republican-American (based in Waterbury)
The Southington Observer
The Record-Journal (based in Meriden)
The Newtown Bee
The New Haven Register