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Welcome!

The New Hampshire Chess Association (NHCA) is a non-profit organization whose primary goal is to promote chess in the state of New Hampshire. The NHCA runs six major tournaments a year, these include:
  1. Queen City Open
  2. New Hampshire Open
  3. New Hampshire Amateur Championship
  4. New Hampshire Individual Scholastic Championships
  5. New Hampshire Team Scholastic Championships
  6. New Hampshire Quick Chess Championship
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Online Payment Now Available for Memberships and Tournament Entries!

The NHCA has implemented an online credit card payment option for membership renewals and tournament entries, through the Square Market. Go to this link:

https://squareup.com/market/nh-chess-assn-dot-inc

Just click on the item you wish to purchase and follow the directions for checkout. You will receive an e-mailed receipt in a day or so when the transaction is complete.

OUR NEXT SCHEDULED EVENTS:


KEENE
6 WEEK SWISS SYSTEM TOURNAMENT


Monday, November 24, 2014
Monday, Dec 1st, 2014
Monday, Dec 8th, 2014
Monday, Dec 15th, 2014
Monday, Dec 22nd, 2014
Monday, Dec 29th, 2014

Knights Chess Club
Elks Lodge #927
81 Roxbury Street, Keene, NH 03431

6SS, G/60;d5, 6 games, one game each Monday

Round Time: 7:15pm. Players must be present by 7pm sharp to be paired for the evening. Players arriving later than 7pm will not be paired. If you know you will be running a few minutes late please call or text Tom at 603-313-3344. PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE ELKS LODGE! To allow for prompt start there will be no exceptions and if you come even one minute late without notice you will not be paired!

Byes: 1/2 point byes allowed in rounds 1-5 only, limit three. Byes are applied retroactively when you enter.

Prize Info: Open 1st $5, U1650 $5, U1150 $5

Registration Information: Entry Fee: $2. Drop in games available for $1 a game. If you win the game you get your $1 back! Juniors (Under 18) free with $2 deducted from any prize won. USCF membership required.

Email your entry to tom@vitalmusic.net and make sure to arrive by 7pm or earlier. Pay at the door.

November 2014 supplement rating will be used for pairings.


NORTH CONWAY
THIRD ANNUAL FALL CHESS OPEN


Saturday, December 6, 2014
North Conway Lutheran Church Ministry Center
15 Grove St, North Conway, NH

4 Swiss Sessions, Game/50 min, delay 5 sec.

More info: Paul King 603-323-7450 or Hans at sparkgap49@aol.com.

Registration at event: 9:00-9:40

Entry fee $5.

Prizes: minimal, such as chess books

Rounds: 10, 12:30, 2:30, 4:30

Bring boards, pieces, clocks and scoresheets.


PORTSMOUTH OPEN

Jan. 17-18, 2015
Holiday Inn Portsmouth, 300 Woodbury Avenue, Portsmouth NH
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)

In 2 Sections Open: 4SS, 40/90, SD/30 + 30 Sec. Increment. Analog clocks not allowed in this section. FIDE rated. $$GTD: $500-250. U2250 $150, U2000 $150. U1750: 4SS, 40/90, SD/30 + 30 Sec. Increment, Analog clocks play 40/90, SD/60, Open to 1749 & under. $$GTD: $400-200. U1500 $100, U1250 $100. ALL: EF: $50 in advance, $55 at site. Reg: Registration 9:00-9:45. Advance entries must be postmarked by 1/10/2015. Rds: 10-4, 10-4. Accelerated pairings may be used. ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Dr. #89, Bedford, NH 03110. INFO: relyea@ operamail.com. www.relyeachess.com. HR: $79 until 19 December, (603) 431-8000, mention Relyea Chess. JGP. NS W.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE QUICK CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

A State Championship Event!

May 2, 2015
Holiday Inn Portsmouth, 300 Woodbury Ave. Portsmouth NH
Grand Prix Points: 6

Note new bye policy. 8SS, G/25;d3, EF: $20 postmarked by 25 April, $25 at site. Memb. Req'd: $8, Juniors $6. OSA. $$GTD: $200-100. U2000 $100. U1600 $100. Plaque and $100 bonus to top finishing NH resident. Reg: 9:00-9:45. Rds: 10-11-1-2-3-4-5:30-6:30. Byes available rounds 1-7, limit two. Must be requested before round four. ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Dr. #89, Bedford, NH 03110. INFO: relyea@ operamail.com. www.relyeachess.com. NS W.

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