Hamilton Chess Club

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

The Club meets Monday (sometimes Wednesday) evenings from 7:30 pm till 10:30 pm in the Switlik Park Pavilion. (Formerly we met 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 will be held on the third, fourth, or fifth Saturday of each month when we return to the McManimon Building.

The Tournament Director is Ed Sytnik.

The menu symbol (three horizontal lines) in the upper left corner, or the following links, may be used to navigate to the Club Champions, Directions & Map, Recent Results, Saturday Quads, and Schedule of Events web pages.

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


Hamilton Chess Club is back. The meetings will be in the Switlik Park Pavilion in Yardville from 7:30 to 10:30 pm. Enter the park from Fisher Place. Please bring chess sets and clocks.

Masks are not required for people who have been vaccinated.

Until further notice all meetings are in the Switlik Park Pavilion. Maintenance is ongoing at our former meeting site, the McManimon Recreation Center. We will return to our old meeting site some time in 2022.

Regular Monday night meetings returned in September. The online Schedule of Events for the rest of the year has been updated.

Note that we will not meet Monday, November 29. That week only we will meet on Wednesday, December 1.

2021 Fall Swiss results:

Dan Landau, 1st place, and

Dragan Milovanovic and Troy Johnson, tied for 2nd place.

2021 Fall Open results:

Dragon Milovanovic, 1st place,

Troy Johnson, 2nd place, and

Josh Hill, Dan Landau, and Dave Carp, tied for 3rd place.

Switlik Park Pavilion location:

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 six of the last eight years.


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