Summer Chess Program
*Engaging learning, tournament play within each week's group
variants, such as Crazyhouse
Still Spaces for Wk 5 and 6!
*One hour per week
*Beginner and Intermediate Classes
*Includes HCC membership & option to participate in weekly HCC tournaments
* Casual and Tournament Play with fellow club members each week
Memberships as low as $55 (Six month) or $80 (12 month)
to the following 179 Play More Chess Students on their Achievements
this Year (June 2019 to May 2020):
to our recent 1st Place Winners in the HCC
Hamden Online Tournaments:
15: Todd Kearns
8: Jeremy Davis
6: Jeremy Davis
1: Todd Kearns
30: Jeremy Davis
22: Asher Luszcz
17: Todd Kearns
8: Asher Luszcz
6: Luannie Wang
3: Todd Kearns
30: Amanda Jiang
of ALL past Tournaments (2017 to Present) and names of first place
winners (PDF). As of July 16, 2020 over $2,110 has
been distributed in cash and prizes at the adult and kids tournaments.
Join the HCC, participate in our next tournament, and win a prize!
Hamden Chess Club
up to three online tournaments each week (usually Mon, Wed & Sat).
They are open to HCC Members, including currently enrolled students
of Play More Chess Academy. The Saturday tournament is limited to beginning
players (with ratings of <1200). A $20 prize, (usually an Amazon
gift card) goes to the first place winner for tournaments that have
at least four participants. (Membership status must be current/in good
standing to receive a prize).
Upcoming tournaments and links for this week are listed on the HCC
platform on chess.com (must be logged in as a chess.com member to
view the links).
To participate in an online tournament, first join the Hamden Chess
Club (or enroll in a class as a student). Then set up a free account
on either Chess.com, Lichess.org (or both). You can request to join
the HCC online clubs on both sites. Once you are verified as an HCC
member in good standing you will be able to join any of our online tournaments
and be eligible to win a tournament prize. Monday and Saturday tournaments
are usually hosted on Chess.com; Wed. tournaments are usually hosted
on lichess.org. Only HCC members and current students may join our two
New Location and Chess Programs were featured in this article in The
wishes to all of you and thanks so much for supporting . Please stay safe!
Currently, Play More Chess Academy is open for retail/store purchases
only (books, chess sets, chess clocks, etc). You may wish to call ahead
to confirm store hours and item availability. In-person classes and group
activities are suspended until the risks of coronavirus subside. HCC members
are currently playing casual chess and tournaments through
the Hamden Chess Club platforms on Chess.com (https://www.chess.com/club/hamden-chess-club)
More Chess Academy
1227 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517
| Phone: 203.680.0657