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New England Chess


Ocean State Chess Association (OSCA) works with USCF State Chapters & non-state affiliates
in New England. We collaborate and support chess organizations in other states in our region

NECA TOURNAMENT CLEARINGHOUSE – OSCA Publishes ALL our events on NECA website to avoid
organizer conflicts. To see all upcoming tournaments, click on link:

Ocean State Chess Association posts the major tournaments from Out-of-State Chapter Affiliates on our website

Massachusetts Chess Association (MACA), and Other Mass. Chess Affiliates
Senior Tournament Director Frank DelBonis has been very active in supporting MACA, WSU Chess Club, Brookline Chess, FMCA, and the BCC in past 3 years as Tournament Director when they needed help running their events. Frank has helped Massachusetts Chess Association as a TD with over 10+ events in 2023, and served on the Board of Directors in 2024 to improve chess in New England.

Connecticut State Chess Association (CSCA), and other chess groups like the Hartford YMCA
Ocean State Chess Association has helped multiple out-of-state Connecticut organizers with directing many tournament events, especially for the Connecticut State Chess Association.

Maine State Chess Association State Rapid & Blitz Championships
OSCA members participated as players and helped TD the Maine State Blitz Championships in the summer of 2023.
Frank DelBonis volunteered as a Maine Delegate at the U.S. Chess Federation Annual Delegates Meeting Aug. 4-5, 2023