Hamilton Chess Club

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

The Club meets Monday evenings from 7:30 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.


Josh Hill displays the trophy he won for becoming Club Champion.


The club will not meet Monday, February 20, Presidents' Day.

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.

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

chedule of Events and Saturday Quads web pages have have been updated with 2017 dates.  Note that March meetings are on Tuesday or Wednesday, not Monday.

2016 Turkey Shoot Out winners and their prizes:
Dragan Milovanovic, 1st place, turkey,
Josh Hill, 2nd place, apple pie, and
Phil Hepler and Ed Sytnik, tie for 3rd place, stuffing and cranberry sauce.

The Hamilton Chess Club team playing in the Garden State Chess League has won 1st place.  That makes it 1st place in five of the last seven years.  The team this year is Boris Privman, Dragan Milovanovic, Josh Hill, Phil Hepler, Cedric Lary, Ed Sytnik, Lou Ferrer, and Charles Miller.

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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