Event Details


Online registration for this event will not be available after April 29, 2022 at 6:00 PM EDT.
On-site registration is not available for this event.

When: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
Wesleyan University, Exley Science Center
265 Church Street
Middletown, CT 06459
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Sponsor: Connecticut State Chess Association
Event Type: Collegiate
Entry Fees:
Section Fees & Conditions
Open $60 USD
U1600 (rated 1599 or lower) $60 USD

Online registration only. No on-site registration.

Schedule: 4 Rounds SS, Round 1 at 9:30 AM, subsequent rounds a.s.a.p.
Time Control: G/45 d5
Byes: Half (1/2) point bye requests (1 maximum) are available for rounds: 1, 2, 3.
Zero (0) point bye requests are available for all rounds.
Byes must be requested prior to the start of round 1.
Alexander Lumelsky
P: +18605930225
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Byes: One ½ point bye permitted in all but final round; must commit by end of registration.

Prizes: $200-$150-$100 to Top 3 players in Open. $200-$150-$100 to Top 3 players in U1600. Trophy to State Champion (Top CT player in Open), Top 3 Teams in U1600. Prizes based on final placement on USCF tie breaks, NOT USCF distribution rules.

Special Invitation: Scholastic players rated 1800 and over are invited to play in the Open section and are prize eligible, except State Champion title and trophy.

Entry Fee: $60 on or before 6 PM on April 29, online registration only. NO on site registration.

Non-Connecticut players welcome and fully prize eligible, except State Champion title/trophy. Top placing Connecticut player in Open and Team in U1600 recognized as CT Champions, based on 2021 State Championship definition of “Connecticut player”.


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 Collegiate Champion.

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

ALL PARTICIPANTS: 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 28. 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.