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 Scholastic Individual Championships
  7. New Hampshire Scholastic Team Championships

Upcoming Events

45th New Hampshire Amateur Championship

Saturday, November 6, 2021
Executive Court Banquet Facility
1199 S Mammoth Rd.,
Manchester, NH 03109.

4SS, G/55 d5. 3 sections: Championship: open to U2100 or Unr. EF: $42 if rec’d by 11/4, $47 at site. $$G: $200-150-100; trophy to 1st. Intermediate: open to U1750 or Unr. EF: $42 if rec’d by 11/4, $47 at site. $$G: $150-100-50; trophy to 1st. Novice: open to U1400 or Unr. EF: $35 if rec’d by 11/4, $39 at site. $$G: 100-60-40, Top U1100 $50, trophy to 1st. All sections: No Unrated may win more than 2nd prize in any section. NHCA membership required of rated NH residents; dues $8 adult, $6 under 19. Reg.: 8:30-9:35 a.m. Sat. 11/6, Rds.: 10-12:50-3:15-5:40. Half-point bye okay in any one Rd except Rd 4 of Champ section, must commit before Rd 2. No half-point byes for players receiving full-point byes. Online advance entry available at www.nhchess.org until 11/5 at 6 p.m. Masks required! Ent: NHCA, c/o Hal Terrie, 377 Huse Rd. #23, Manchester, NH 03103. Info: halterrie@comcast.net; no phone calls.

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