*One hour per week
*Beginner and Intermediate Classes
learning, tournament play within each week's group
HCC membership & option to participate in weekly tournaments
*Currently in-person classes are suspended due to Covid-19 but may resume
on limited basis in September 2020 with precautions
* Casual and Tournament Play with fellow club members each week
Join HCC, participate in our weekly online tournaments and win a prize!
Monday Madness 8pm
Wild Wednesday 8pm Saturday Skirmish 3pm
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:
3: Will Viloudaki
1: Shan Kerr
29: Todd Kearns
22: Jordan Groff
18: Luannie Wang
15: Todd Kearns
8: Jeremy Davis
6: Jeremy Davis
1: Todd Kearns
of ALL past Tournaments (2017 to Present) and names of first place
winners (PDF). As of August 3, 2020 over $2,150 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. A $20 prize, (usually an Amazon gift card)
goes to the first place winner for tournaments that have at least four
participants. If less than four participants, no prize will be awarded.
Membership status must be current/in good standing to receive a prize.
Upcoming tournaments links are listed here: https://lichess.org/team/hamden-chess-club
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 lichess.org. You can request to join the Hamden Chess Club on Lichess.org
and then let the Administrator know your real name (to verify HCC membership
or current student status) as well as your lichess.org username. Once
you are verified as an HCC member in good standing you will be able
to join our online tournaments and be eligible to win a tournament prize.
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 at
More Chess Academy
1227 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517
| Phone: 203.680.0657