The 1996 Chase Championships was a tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York in the United States. It was the 25th edition of the year-end singles championships, the 21st edition of the year-end doubles championships, and was part of the 1996 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from November 18 through November 24, 1996.
Steffi Graf defeated Martina Hingis 6–3, 4–6, 6–0, 4–6, 6–0
- It was Graf's 7th title of the year and the 113th of her career.
Lindsay Davenport / Mary Joe Fernández defeated Jana Novotná / Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 6–2
- It was Davenport's 8th title of the year and the 18th of her career. It was Fernández's 5th title of the year and the 23rd of her career.