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Tournaments - Current
  • 2024 NBCC Championship
  • Games: 7-SS Championship G/75; +30; Candidates G/60; d5
  • Dates: January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27 (February 28 make-up day if necessary)
  • Round times: 7:00 p.m. prompt each week. 7:15 p.m. start for the first week.
  • Sections: Championship (open), Candidates (U1600)
  • Entry fee: $30 (members only). You may join the club by January 11th and participate.
  • Prizes: Trophy to 1st - 3rd in each section and a few section prizes based on entries (A 1-game playoff will decide a 1st place tie)
  • Standings: Click here
Tournaments - General Information
  • Tournaments are open to the public, and equipment is provided by NBCC unless stated otherwise.

  • Tournaments generally begin at 7:00-7:15 pm on Tuesdays.

  • NBCC members enjoy reduced tournament entry rates.

  • NBCC tournaments are USCF-rated (United States Chess Federation) unless stated otherwise, and they require an active USCF membership (separate from NBCC membership). Click here to join.

  • Blitz and some quick tournaments take place on a single date, while longer-time-control tournaments are spread out over several weeks.

  • Find upcoming tournaments on this page, or check the calendar on the homepage.

Member Perk: Chess lecture before games (Tuesdays, 6:15-7:00 pm).

Lecture is open to all members, no registration required.

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