The Virginia Scholastic Chess Association

Recent VSCA Events

  • North Courthouse Summer Scholastic & Quads
  • Chesterfield County | August 11, 2018 | Tournament Results
  • Virginia Beach Summer Scholastic & Quads
  • Virginia Beach | July 21, 2018 | Tournament Results

Upcoming VSCA Events

  • Grafton Fall Chess Festival
    (Grades K–12 and Adults)

  • Saturday, September 22, 2018 | Information
  • Grafton Middle School | York County
  • K–12 and K–5 Not-rated sections for new players
  • K–12 and K–5 US Chess-rated Open sections for experienced players
  • US Chess-rated Open Quads for advanced K–12 (1200+ rating) and adults
  • New!  Chess Puzzle Solving
  • Registration Opens September 4
  • Meadowdale Fall Scholastic & Quads
    (Grades K–12 and Adults)

  • Saturday, October 6, 2018 | Information
  • Meadowdale Library | Chesterfield County
  • K–12 and K–5 Not-rated sections for new players
  • K–12 and K–5 US Chess-rated Open sections for experienced players
  • US Chess-rated Open Quads for advanced K–12 (1200+ rating) and adults
  • Free Game Analysis by Coach Mike Callaham
  • Registration Opens September 18
  • Other Upcoming Events

    • HRCA End of Summer Bash

    • Friday–Saturday, August 24–25, 2018 | Information & Registration
    • Eastminster Presbyterian Church | 3229 MacDonald Road | Virginia Beach
    • Organized by Hampton Roads Chess Association
    • Friday evening | Choose Blitz or Bughouse
    • Saturday | Main Event
    • Junior Rookie and Senior Rookie not-rated scholastic sections for new players
    • Novice and Elite US Chess-rated scholastic sections for experienced players
    • US Chess-rated Open Quads for advanced K–12 (1100+ rating) and adults
    • Not-rated Quads for adults
    • Championship Chess "Cross Round" Tournament

    • Saturday, September 8, 2018, 12:00 noon–3:00 pm | Website | Flyer
    • One Eyed Jacques | 3104 West Cary Street | Richmond 23221
    • Organized by Championship Chess Richmond
    • Open to Students in Grades K–8 | Rated and Non-rated
    • Also Quick-rated Quads (G/20;3) for Adults and Advanced Scholastic

    Summer Chess Camps

    • Championship Chess Richmond Summer Chess Camps

    • Dates in June, July, August | Flyer
    • Locations Throughout the Richmond Area
    • Organized by Championship Chess Richmond
    • Maggie L. Walker Dragon Chess Camp

    • August 13–17, 2018 | Website
    • Maggie L. Walker Governor's School | Richmond
    • Open to Students in Rising 3rd through 9th Grades
    • Organized by Maggie L. Walker Chess Club

    Chess Clubs | Hampton Roads Area

    • Hampton Roads Scholastic Chess Club

    • Meetings Each Tuesday Night | Facebook
    • Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Virginia Beach
    • Training and Rated Tournaments
    • Scholastic Players 5:00–7:30 pm
    • Adult and Advanced Scholastic Players 7:00–10:30 pm
    • Peninsula Chess Club

    • Meetings Each Thursday Night | Website
    • First United Methodist Church | Newport News
    • Registration opens at 6:30 pm; Rated Games beginning at 7:00 pm; Also Casual Play
    • All Ages and Experience Levels Welcome
    • Denbigh Community Center Chess Club

    • Meetings Each Thursday Night 4:30–6:30 pm
    • Denbigh Community Center | Newport News
    • Beginners Welcome | Sets Provided | Chess Coach Available at Each Meeting

    Chess Clubs | Greater Richmond Area

    • Richmond Chess Initiative Workshop

    • Meetings Each Night Monday–Friday, 6:00 pm–9:00 pm | Website
    • Create Space, 607 Wickham Street, Richmond 23222 | Free Parking
    • All Ages and Skills Welcome!
    • Please call 804-426-6058 if you will arrive later than 7:30 pm
    • Louisa County Chess Club

    • Meetings Each Thursday 11 am–12 noon Beginning May 31
    • Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy, Mineral 23117
    • All Ages 5 Years and Older Are Welcome!
    • Chesterfield County Public Library Chess Club

    • Meetings Each Tuesday Night 6:00–8:00 pm
    • Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Boulevard, North Chesterfield 23234
    • All Ages Are Welcome!
    • Henrico Police Athletic League Free Chess Club

    • Meetings Each Friday Night 6:30–8:30 pm | Information
    • Henrico County Training Center | 7701 E Parham Road
    • Ages 6-18, All Experience Levels
    • Bon Air Chess Club

    • Meetings 1st and 3rd Friday Nights 7:00 pm
    • Bon Air Church of Latter Day Saints | Chesterfield County
    • Kid and Adult Friendly Chess Club
    • Mechanicsville Chess Club

    • Meetings Each Tuesday Night 6:00–8:30 pm | Information
    • Atlee Library | Mechanicsville
    • All Ages and Experience Levels Welcome
    • Players Under 18 Must Be Accompanied by a Parent

    It's Your Move!