Hamilton Chess Club

The Hamilton Chess Club, founded in 1982, is located in Hamilton in central New Jersey.

The Club meets Monday evenings from 6:30 pm till 10:30 pm in the McManimon Building.  Men, women, and children are all welcome.  Events are held throughout the year.  Results of recent events are posted on a separate web page.  Skittles are played every week.  Dues is $10 per year.  Chess sets, boards, clocks, and light refreshments are provided. 

Quads are held on the fourth or fifth Saturday of each month.

The Tournament Director is Ed Sytnik.

Dragan Milovanovic displays the trophy he won for becoming the 2017 Club Champion.


2017 Club Champion Dragan Milovanovic played a Simul against 10 members of the club.  His record was +9-1.  Only Clive Usiskin won against the champion.

2017 Summer Blitz winners:
Dragan Milovanovic, 1st place,
Josh Hill, 2nd place, and
Charles Miller, 3rd place.

2017 Five Minute "Fun Blitz" winners are:
Josh Hill, 1st place,
Charles Miller, 2nd place, and
Phil Hepler, 3rd place.

Effective Monday, July 17, 2017 club meetings start at 6:30 pm.

Dragan Milovanovic is the 2017 Club Champion.

2017 Club Championship winners:
Dragan Milovanovic, 1st place, and
Josh Hill and Gavin McNay, tied for 2nd place.

Phil Hepler won the Best Game Award in the Individual Opening Results: Queen's Gambit category at the World Amateur Team and U. S. Team East Tournament over Presidents' Day weekend in Parsippany, NJ.

Seven year old Abhimanyu Mishra
, frequent HCC Saturday Quads competitor, has become the youngest expert-rated player in history.  Read more about it in Chess Life, January 2017, page 12.

To visit the hidden Diversions web page click on the Queen symbol in the bottom left corner of this web page.

Each year the Hamilton Chess Club enters a team in the U. S. Amateur Team East Tournament held during Presidents' Day weekend in Parsippany, NJ. 

Several members of the Club play as a team in the Garden State Chess League. The Hamilton Chess Club team has won first place in five of the last seven years.

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