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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

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.


February 23, 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton (formerly the Radisson),
700 Elm St. (Granite St. exit off I-293), Manchester, NH.

4SS, G/60 d5. $$G 1,360. Three sections. Open, EF: $37 if rec'd by 2/21, free to GM/IM. $$G: $200-130-100, U2100 $110, U1950 $100. Under 1800, EF: $37 if rec'd by 2/21. $$G: $150-100-70, U1600 $90. No Unr. may win over $100. Under 1400, EF: $31 if rec'd by 2/21. $$G: $100-70-40, U1200 $60, U1000 $40. No Unr. may win over $55. All, EF $5 more if paid at site. Online advance entry available at until 6 p.m. on 2/22. NHCA membership required of rated NH residents; dues $8 adult, $6 age U19. Reg.: 8:30-9:35 a.m. Sat. 2/23. Rds.: 10-1-3:30-6. Half-point bye OK for any one rd, must commit before rd 2; no half-point byes for players receiving full-point byes. Ent: NHCA, c/o Hal Terrie, 377 Huse Rd. Unit 23, Manchester, NH 03103. Info:

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