NBCC Summer Open 2024

Wickham Park

Event Overview

59th Annual NBCC Summer Open

Sunday, August 25, 2024 at Wickham Park 

Under the Large Wickham Pavilion - Rain or Shine


Barbecue Lunch included for all players (Extra Lunch $10 advance, $15 On-site) 

Entry Fees: $45 by 8/20 ($60 by 8/24 8pm, $70 Cash On-site by 9:45)

Entries To:  (payable to New Britain Chess Club)  

Suhas Kodali - 18 Great Plain Dr, Plainville CT 06062

Online entries: Registration Link: https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4613

Sets will be provided. Please bring a digital clock. Weekend park entry = $10 per car (bring cash)

Byes:  One 1/2 pt bye permitted. No final round byes.

Rounds: First Round is 10 AM, Lunch around 11:30.  Subsequent rounds will start at 12:30 and then ASAP

E-mail:  newbritainchessclub@gmail.com

Directions:  I-84 Exit 60, West at end of ramp, park entrance is 200yds on your right

Open (Minimum rating of 1424)

Prizes: Trophies to Top 2 places, Top U1900

Format: 4 Round Swiss, G/45;d5  (Affects both Quick and Regular rating.)

Schedule: Rounds 10, Lunch,12:30, 2, 3:30

Under 1624

Prizes: Trophies to Top 2, Top Under-1200 

Biggest Upset Trophy (combined with Scholastic Section)

Format:  5 Round Swiss, G/25;d5 (Affects both Quick and Regular rating.)

Schedule: Rounds 10, 11, Lunch, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30

Scholastic (Maximum rating of 1124)

Prizes: Trophies to Top 2, Top U900, U600 

Biggest Upset Trophy (combined with U1624 Section)

Format: 5 Round Swiss, G/25;d5  Affects both Quick and Regular rating. 

Schedule: Rounds 10, 11, Lunch, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30


Discounts: If you have more than two players from the same family participating in the tournament, we offer family discounts. Reach out to Click here to show mail address for details.


1329 Middle Turnpike W
Manchester, CT 06040
United States

Sections: 3
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

New Britain Chess Club
Email: newbritainchessclub@gmail.com