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


Saturday, February 26, 2022
DoubleTree Hotel
700 Elm St. (Granite St. exit off I-293)
Manchester, NH 03101

4SS, G/60 d5. $$G 1,460. Three sections. Open, EF: $38 if rec’d by 2/24, free to GM/IM. $$G: $200-130-100, U2100 $110, U1950 $100. Under 1800, EF: $38 if rec’d by 2/24. $$G: $150-100-70, U1600 $110. No Unr. may win over $100. Under 1400, EF: $32 if rec’d by 2/24. $$G: $110-70-55, U1200 $60, U1000 $50, UNR $45. No Unr. may win over $55. All, EF $5 more if paid at site. Online advance entry available at nhchess.org until 6 p.m. on 2/25. NHCA membership required of rated NH residents; dues $8 adult, $6 age U19. Reg.: 8:30-9:35 a.m. Sat. 2/26. Rds.: 10-1-3:30-6. Half-point bye OK for any one rd, must commit before rd 2; no player may request a half-point bye after receiving a full-point bye. MASKS REQUIRED OF ALL PLAYERS AND SPECTATORS AT THIS EVENT. Ent: NHCA, c/o Hal Terrie, 377 Huse Rd. Unit 23, Manchester, NH 03103. Info: halterrie@comcast.net.

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