Thursday, December 22, 2016
Connecticut's new chess center is in Coventry
Rob Roy Chess Center 3111 South Street, Coventry CT hosts monthly USCF-rated chess tournaments. It's a central location for players in Central Connecticut and in Eastern Connecticut. Also local is Western Mass and Western RI. 35-mile radius includes the densely populated areas of Greater Hartford, New Britain, and Middletown. I-91, I-84, I-384 have light traffic on Saturdays. 35-mile radius includes "Western Mass", all the towns along the Mass Pike I-90 from Westfield, Springfield, Palmer, Sturbridge, and Webster. 35-mile radius includes all towns along I-395 which runs along the Rhode Island border. It also includes "Foxwoods" and "Mohegan Sun". From anywhere in SE Conn. drive to Norwich then take Rt 87. From there only another 26 miles. We hope more chess players consider our Monthly USCF-Rated Tournaments. Entry fee is only $30 per person. All ages are welcome, we ask that junior players limit to only one guest to accompany them.