Rod Groff teaches chess to all ages in Hamden, CT and surrounding areas and has over 30 years of experience playing chess, both casually and competitively. He is a Certified Chess Coach and Certified Club Tournament Director with the United States Chess Federation.
More Chess Academy
In total over 5,000 children and adults have participated in classes, private lessons and chess events offered by Play More Chess Academy since it was founded in 2011 and over 100 students participate in classes, lessons and other events on a weekly basis.
Hamden Chess Club is an official affiliate of US Chess that meets at the chess academy for casual play, tournaments and special events. Club members receive discounted rates on tournament and special events registration and can play casual games at the chess academy during any open hours.
*2020 Holiday and Other Closures:
-Jan 1, 2020 (New Year's Day)
-Jan 20, 2020 (Martin Luther King Day)
-Feb 17, 2020 (President's Day)
-Apr 12, 2020 (Easter)
-May 10, 2020 (Mother's Day)
-June 21, 2020 (Father's Day)
-July 4, 2020 (Independence Day)
-August 3 - Saturday, August 8, 2020 (August Break)
-September 7, 2020 (Labor Day)
-October 12, 2020 (Columbus / Indigenous People's Day)
-November 26-29, 2020 (Thanksgiving)
-December 25-27, 2020 (Christmas)
Level for Classes:
Adult classes are offered each semester through the Hamden/North Haven Adult Education Program and are taught at the Play More Chess Academy location. Classes are offered for both beginning students (Chess 101); and more advanced students (Chess Tactics).
Email: info@PlayMoreChess.com | Phone: 203.680.0657 | Hamden, CT