Event Details


Online registration for this event will not be available after April 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM EDT.
On-site registration is not available for this event.

When: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
Manchester High School
134 East Middle Turnpike
Manchester, CT 06040
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Sponsor: Connecticut State Chess Association
Event Type: Other
Entry Fees:
Section Fees & Conditions
Open (Quick, Blitz and Bullet) $60 USD

Online registration only. No on-site registration.

Schedule: Quick at 10a; Blitz at 1:30p; Bullet at 4:30p
Time Control: Quick: G/10 d3; Blitz: G/3 d2; Bullet: G/1 d2
Alexander Lumelsky
P: +18605930225
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Quick: 5 Rounds SS G/10 d3, Rd 1 starts at 10 AM (US Chess rated)

Blitz: 5 double Rounds SS G/3 d2, Rd 1 starts at 1:30 PM (US Chess rated)

Bullet: 5 double Rounds SS G/1 d2, Rd 1 starts at 4:30 PM (not rated)

All subsequent rounds ASAP

No ½ point byes permitted, but players may select not to participate in any of the three events.

Prizes: $200-$150-$100 to Top 3 in each event; $300 bonus to overall Champion; $100 to overall Top Under 1800, Under 1200, Senior (50+) and Female, not receiving any placement prize.

Trophy to top Connecticut player overall as Connecticut Speed Champion. Trophies to Top 3 Upper School (grades 6-12) players overall. Trophies to Top 3 Lower School (grades pre-5) players overall. Trophies to Top Collegiate, Upper and Lower School Teams overall.

Category prizes cannot be combined. Prizes based on final placement on USCF tie breaks, NOT USCF distribution rules. Overall placement based on combined placement in all three events. Non-participating players in any of the events will be considered tied for last place in those events. 

Overall Tie Break: Overall ties decided by Blitz placement on USCF tie breaks. 

Non-Connecticut players welcome and fully prize eligible. Top placing Connecticut players recognized as CT Champions, based on 2021 State Championship definition of “Connecticut player”.

Entry Fee: $60 on or before 6 PM on April 22. NO on site registration.


This event is organized and sponsored by the CONNECTICUT STATE CHESS ASSOCIATION.

This is an official CSCA State Championship competition event to determine the 2022 Connecticut State Speed Chess Champions.

COVID-19 Protocols  – No on-site registration. Advance registration only and space is limited. All players must wear masks in the playing area. All school COVID protocols will be observed.

ALL PARTICIPANTS: Please note the starting time of the different events. Please arrive early and check the Advanced Entry List to confirm registration.

Refunds/Cancellation Policy: If you cannot play in this event, you may withdraw by email to events.CSCA@gmail.com no later than 11:59 PM on April 21. Refunds must be requested by email. No withdrawals or refund requests by telephone. There are no refunds for No-Shows. Refunds are subject to a $15 fee processing charge. 

Unauthorized solicitation is prohibited. This is a nonprofit event. Please contact CSCA at events.CSCA@gmail.com for advertising and promotional opportunities.