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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 Scholastic Individual Championships
  7. New Hampshire Scholastic Team Championships

Upcoming Events

PLAY THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT AGAINST A NATIONAL MASTER - SIMULTANEOUS CHESS EXHIBITION

Saturday, September 18 from 10 am- 1 pm
YMCA of Downtown Manchester
30 Mechanic St, Manchester, NH 03101

Choose your strategy and challenge Kevin Cotreau during a simultaneous chess exhibition! Kevin is a 35-year National Master and three-time NH Chess Association champion. The event will begin with a short lecture and chess game analysis followed by a simultaneous exhibition with up to 25 players. Capacity is limited, so be sure to register early! Players must have a good understanding of the game and bring their own chess board and pieces (preferably Staunton). Register by scanning the QR code on the pdf, calling the Welcome Center at 603.623.3558, or visiting the Y.

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