|Hamden Chess Club:
Hamden Chess Club Membership Rates (Scroll down for sign up form):
Chess players of all ages and chess abilities can join the Hamden Chess Club and find opportunities to play both casual and tournament chess, both Over-the-Board (OTB) and online.
Members typically join for one year, but monthly payment and daily options are also available. Membership will renew automatically at the end of yearly or monthly subscription period unless canceled. Membership can be canceled at any time prior to renewal.
As of November 2023 HCC has 142 club members that participate regularly in weekly casual play and online and over-the-board tournaments at Play More Chess Academy. Weekly casual play evenings typically have about 16-20 attendees.
Hamden Chess Club Membership Sign Up:
Twice Weekly Casual Play:
HCC members can play free, most Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30-8:30PM, ($10 day rate for visitors/guests). Scholastic Members under age 13 may participate in casual play evenings if they have a USCF rating of 700+ and are accompanied by an adult). Casual play is free for club members and guests can purchase a $10 member day pass at the door. On the 3rd Monday evening of most months there is our Monthly Action Quads Tournament which requires advance registration. (There is no casual play on those Mondays).