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HCC October Opposition G/45 Quads
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HCC October Opposition G/45 Quads

Saturday, October 28, 2023
1:00PM  (Round 1 at 1:00PM; subsequent rounds ASAP; End time between 5:00-5:30PM depending on Quad.
G/45, d5   (Each player receives 45 minutes, plus a 5 second delay each move, to complete each game).
Play More Chess Academy, Home of the Hamden Chess Club, 1227 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517
The HCC will conduct a quad US Chess rated tournament open to adults (ages 13+) of all levels.  Any players under 13 must have have USCF rating 700+ to be eligible to play in this tournament.  Quads, which group players by their rating/skill level, are a great way to ensure closer matchups for a more fun and competitive challenge. Each player must play each of three rounds (no byes).
$60 to the winner of each quad, $65 for perfect 3-0 score
Early entry - $35 (by 11:59PM Thursday prior);  Early entry (HCC Member) - $25;  Free early entry for titled players and HCC member rated 2000+ ($25 deducted from prize)
Regular entry - $40 (by 11:00AM day of tournament);  Regular entry (HCC Member) - $30 

11:00AM day of tournament
Join the HCC and Save - discounts on OTB tournaments, free weekly online tournaments with prizes, free casual play evenings each week!  
Adults only $100/year;  Scholastic (K-12) and Senior Citizens (65+) only $80/year!  Join HCC today at!


  • All players must be current members of US Chess (go to to join or renew your USCF membership/membership ID number)
  • Must register for each of HCC tournaments in advance - first registered, first served  (space is limited).  No on-site registration.
  • Check to confirm dates for all HCC online and in-person tournaments.  Any changes due to snow or inclement weather will also be posted on the web site and emailed to registrants
  • Tournament space is limited. Maximum of 36 players for this tournament.
  • Quads are open to all adult players ages 13+ (Under 13 who have a USCF rating of 700+ are also eligible to participate).  Scholastic players should also see our monthly Scholastic Tournaments which are open to all students (K-12) of all rating levels.
  • Free parking is available on behind the Academy, including free street parking on Putnam/Lake Drive that goes behind the Academy and adjacent Books and Co.  Connecticut Transit Bus stop is adjacent to Academy at intersection of Putnam/Whitney Ave.


  • If you cannot make it to the tournament, and have to withdraw, email:  A request for a refund may be made prior to early entry deadline (Thursday before tournament 11:59PM).  Refunds for this tournament must be requested by email and are subject to a $15 cancellation fee.
  • For contact during the event please email: as club phone will be silenced.
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