Hamden Chess Club
Chess Club (HCC) is an affiliate (#A6054128) of US Chess that
meets at the Play More Chess Academy for casual play, tournaments
and special events.
of December 31, 2020 the club membership consists of has 49 regular
community members and 95 current enrolled chess students.
HCC community members, including currently enrolled Play More Chess Academy students, may join the Hamden Chess Club on the Lichess.org platform and play chess casually with each other and also participate in our weekly online club tournaments for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced players.
After a five month suspension for Covid-19, Adult Casual Play has resumed on Mondays with mask-wearing, limited building capacity and other Covid-19 precautions. We meet Mondays, 6:30pm-8:30pm (except federal holidays, and on Mondays when we have a scheduled in-person tournament). Note that the 3rd Monday of the month is usually an adult (high school age and up) in-person tournament. It requires pre-registration and has a discounted entry fee for HCC community members.
safety protocols are in place:
Masks required, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes readily available;
reduced building capacity plexiglass sneeze guards, social distancing
and other safety protocols in place.
are listed here: https://lichess.org/team/hamden-chess-club