New Britain Chess Club since 1901

The New Britain Chess Club is largest and most historic organization in Connecticut.
We meet every week on Tuesdays 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.

Effective September 1, 2020, the New Britain Chess Club will be returning to indoor play. You will play only one opponent each night for the next two months. Sept 1, 8, & 15 will be quick-rated double quads G/25;d4 and Oktoberfest (6-SS G/75;+30) begins on Sept. 22. We will require the use of masks indoors, and we have shields to put between players for their safety. Please read the newsletter or the club calendar for information on online events.

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Michael Pascetta, Gaetano Bompastore (first place), Norman Burtness (TD), Nicholas Brinkmann

Apart from Lisa Smith (Under 1620 winner) and Norman Burtness (TD), on the left is Arnav Kamineni. Three out of the other four are the Shemo kids, and second from right is Max Wang.