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 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

71st New Hampshire Open

September 24-25, 2022
Nashua Sheraton
11 Tara Blvd. (near exit 1 off Everett Turnpike)
Nashua, NH 03062
603-888-9970

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)

4SS, 40/100, SD/30 +30. $$G 3,171. Four sections. Open, EF: $58 if rec’d by 9/22; free to GM/IM. $$G: 320-230-140-100, U2100 180, U1950 170. NH Champion title and $71 bonus to top-scoring NH resident. Tim Chevalier Memorial Prize $100 to top-scoring NH resident under age 21. Under 1800, EF: $58 if rec’d by 9/22. $$G 260-140-120-100 (Unr may win up to 140) U1600 170. Under 1400, EF: $58 if rec’d by 9/22. $$G 200-140-120-90 (Unr may win up to 120). Under 1200, EF: $53, if rec’d by 9/22. $$G 140-100-80-50 (Unr may win up to 80), U1000 85, Unr 65. All, EF $6 more if paid at site. NHCA memb. required for rated NH residents: $8 adult, $6 age 18/younger. Reg.: Sat. 8:30-9:30 a.m., Rds.: 10-4, 9:30-3:30. Half-point bye OK for any one round (except Rd 4 in Open section) if requested before start of rd 2. No player may have both half-point bye and full-point bye. Masks optional as conditions permit. NHCA membership meeting 9 a.m. Sunday. HR: $139 (plus 8.5% tax) if reserved directly with hotel; reserve by 9/9, mention NH Chess or NHCA. Online entry available at nhchess.org until 6 PM 9/23; at door rate available thereafter. To register online, find the link to our Square Market site in the blue box on the right side of the NHCA home page. Ent: NHCA, c/o Hal Terrie, 377 Huse Rd. Unit 23, Manchester, NH 03103. Info: Hal Terrie, halterrie@comcast.net.