to our recent 1st Place Quad Winners:
Chess Challenge Tournaments: Lexin Yuan, Zeke Sundstrom, Asher Luszcz
(2x), Samir Lydroose, Wyelin Newell, Thushitha Gaduputi, Sarvin Bhagwagar,
Shan Kerr, Vedanta Bhargava, Kyle Smith, Nigel Smith, Kushagra Bhargava
Adult Chess (3rd Monday Tournaments): Gary Stewart, Daniel Li,
Mark Yampolsky, Jacob Ayala, Sr., Harold Wenger, David Lewis (5x), Bud
Johnson, Jonathan Westphal,
Wyn Veiga (4x), Brian Schlosser, Filippo Santoro,
Sarvin Bhagwagar, Jarrod Anderson
of Nov 20, 2019 over $1,383 has been distributed in cash and prizes
at the adult and kids tournaments. Come join us this month!
Chess Classes for Kids (K-8th)
is open and ongoing for Kids' Chess Classes. Initial sign up/commitment
is for four weeks (one month), plus chess workbook. Students continuing
beyond the initial sign up period do so on a month-to-month basis. Classes
meet one hour per week. Please see the Classes
page and Sign Up page for
more info regarding class curriculum and schedule options (days/times)
and online registration.
Tournament for Kids (3rd Friday Quads):
Adult Chess Night:
3rd Monday Adult Chess Night - This Chess Challenge for Adults is our
main event open to adults. Brush up on your chess skills in a friendly,
casual, mini-tournament environment. Time control/format: Game/20,
+3 sec delay. (Each player has 20 min to make their moves so each of the
three games/rounds can last up to 40 minutes). Elo
rated games (not USCF). 4-person round-robin quads (3 games), grouped
by rating. One 6-player Swiss section if necessary, with additional 2nd
place prize. Ice tea and other refreshments
available. Space is limited, please register early.
Who: Any adult (high school age or older)
Prizes: Cash or Gift Card (for Winner in each quad).
Date: 3rd Monday of each Month. The next Adult Chess Night is Monday,
Dec 16, 2019!
Play More Chess Academy, 1227 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT
To Register for a Hamden Adult
Chess Night go to the Sign Up
page. Registration closes when space is full or at 6:00PM on day of tournament,
whichever comes first.
Adult Education (Fall 2019 Chess Course):
Title: Chess Tactics
Description: Whether you are new to chess or wish to brush up on your
skills and meet other adult chess players in the area, this class is for
you! We will focus on chess tactics such as pins, skewers, double attacks,
discovered attacks, decoys and cross-pins, as well as other tactical devices.
You will improve your game and take your chess-playing ability to the
next level. Join us in planning your next move!
Register Online by selecting a course number below:
11/11 - 12/9 Mo 6:30-8:30pm
Class Location: Play More Chess Academy, 1227 Whitney Avenue,
Hamden, CT 06517
for Casual Play:
Chess Players can meet up and play games during any open
hours in designated casual playing areas. If a class is in session
in the classroom area the casual games must not interfere. Children (12
and under) must have an adult present unless they are enrolled in a class.
(6:30-8:30pm) are the primary casual play time for adults (high school
age and older). No registration required, the first couple visits
are free to attend. After the first two casual play visits a Hamden
Chess Club membership is required.
More Chess Academy
1227 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517
| Phone: 203.680.0657