Welcome to Hanley Chess Academy (HCA)
Now In Two Locations!

To read our mission statement, please click here.
To read Mr. Hanley's bio, please click here.

Address: 2091 Business Center Dr., Suite 120, Irvine, CA. 92612
Bus Phone: 714-925-3195
Email: hanleychessacademy@gmail.com

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National Champion Students

American Youth Chess Foundation

(Please click on above link to go to American Youth Chess Foundation webpage. You will see all Scholarship Tournaments, Information, How to Register, and Advanced Entries).

Tournament Dates:
  1. July 14-16, 2017 - American Youth Chess Foundation Grand Championship
    Orlando, FL

  2. Current Standings

  3. August 27, 2017 - 2017 HCA Summer Championship
    Irvine, CA

  4. October 15, 2017 - 2017 West Coast Championship
    Irvine, CA

  5. January 13-14, 2018 - 2018 American Youth Championship
    Irvine, CA.

  6. March 18, 2018 - 2018 American Stars Scholastic Championship
    Irvine, CA.

  7. May 12-13, 2018 - 2018 Dewain Barber Scholastic
    Irvine, CA.
Coming Up Soon/
Taking Place Now!
  1. 2017 Staser Scholastic
    November 18, 2017 @Orange County Great Park of Irvine

  2. HCA Over 1600 Swiss
    Every Saturday Starting at 2pm @ Hanley Chess Academy

  3. Format:
    Any current USCF member who is rated over 1600 is invited to compete in this 3 round Swiss System tournament. Cash prizes offered. Games begin at 2pm and next 2 games start 5 minutes upon completion of previous game. Time Control is G/75; d5. Registration is by Friday midnight.
Special Recognition to HCA Students Who Passed 1500 USCF Rating!


Gordon McNeill
Eric Lu
Eric Phares
Artem Kiryukhin
Eric Gao
Marvin Lin
Justin Cha
Dylan Sun
Marcus Vasquez

HCA San Jose Upcoming Tournaments