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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 Tornado
  2. New Hampshire Quick Chess Championship
  3. New Hampshire Open
  4. New Hampshire Senior Championship
  5. New Hampshire Amateur Championship
  6. New Hampshire Individual Scholastic Championships
  7. New Hampshire Team Scholastic Championships
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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:

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.


Saturday, May 12, 2018
Congregation Ahavas Achim, 84 Hastings Ave., Keene, NH

4SS, G/60 d5. Two sections. Open: EF: $33 if rec'd by May 9. $$b/20, 75% gtd: 250-150, U2250/U2050/U1850 each 100. Under 1650: EF: $28 if rec'd by May 9. $$b/20, 75% gtd: 150-100, U1450 90, U1250 70, U1000 50. Both, EF $7 more if paid at site. Reg.: 8:30-9:35 a.m., Rds.: 10-1-3:45-6:30. Half-point bye okay if requested by 1:00. Ent: Parker Montgomery, PO Box 831, Middlebury, VT 05753-0831;, mobile 802-349-7739.

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July 21-22, 2018
Radisson Hotel Nashua, 11 Tara Blvd (near Exit 1 of Everett Tnpk, US Route 3), Nashua, NH

4SS, 40/100, SD/30 i30. 603-888-9970. $$Gtd 2,568. Four sections. Open, $$Gtd 300-200-100, U2300 200, U2100 160. NH Champion title & $68 bonus to top-scoring NH resident. Tim Chevalier Memorial Prize $100 to top-scoring NH resident under age 21. Under 1950, $$Gtd 200-140-100 (no Unr may win more than 150), U1750 130. Under 1650, $$Gtd 200-140-100 (no Unr may win more than 120), U1450 130. Under 1350, $$Gtd 150-100-70 (no Unr may win more than 80), U1050 80. All, EF $54 in advance or $60 at door, except $48/$54 for Under 1350 section, free to GM/IM in Open. NHCA memb. req. for rated NH residents: $8 adult, $6 age 18/under. Reg.: Sat 8:30-9:30 a.m., Rds.: 10-4, 9:30-3:30. H-bye okay for any one round (except Open rd 4) if requested before Rd 2. No player may have both H-bye and full-point bye. NHCA membership meeting 9 a.m. Sun. HR: $119 (plus 9% tax) if reserved directly with hotel or online; reserve by 7/07, use code NHC. Ent: NHCA, c/o Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Dr. #89, Bedford, NH 03110. To enter online using credit card, start by visiting Info:

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