The Virginia Scholastic Chess Association

Recent VSCA Events

  • Meadowdale Spring Scholastic & Quads
  • Chesterfield County | May 19, 2018 | Tournament Results

Other Recent Events

  • MacArthur Center Spring Chess Festival
  • Organized by Hampton Roads Chess Association
  • Norfolk | April 21, 2018 | Tournament Results

Upcoming VSCA Events

  • Virginia Beach Summer Scholastic & Quads
    (Rising Grades K–12 and Adults)

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018 | Information
  • Eastminster Presbyterian Church | Virginia Beach
  • 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
  • Registration Opens July 4
  • North Courthouse Summer Scholastic & Quads
    (Rising Grades K–12 and Adults)

  • Saturday, August 11, 2018 | Information
  • North Courthouse Road 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 July 25

Other Upcoming Events

  • Championship Chess "Cross Round" Tournament

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018, 3:00 pm–6:00 pm | Website | Flyer
  • Mathnasium Short Pump | 11530 D West Broad Street | Richmond 23233
  • Organized by Championship Chess Richmond
  • Open to Students in Rising Grades K–8 | Rated and Non-rated
  • Also Quick-rated Quads (G/20:d3) for Adults and Advanced Scholastic

Summer Chess Camps

  • Hampton Roads Summer Chess Camp

  • July 23–27, 2018 | Info & Registration | Flyer
  • Eastminster Presbyterian Church | Virginia Beach
  • Masters Camp for experienced tournament players | 9 am to noon daily ($200)
  • Beginners Camp for players with little to no chess experience | 9 am to 3 pm daily ($250)
  • Masters Camp Extended Day Option (no additional chess instruction) | Noon to 3 pm daily ($50)
  • Organized by Hampton Roads Chess Association | Facebook
  • 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
  • Glen Allen Chess Club

  • Meetings Each Tuesday Night 6:00–10:00 pm | Facebook
  • Stratford University | Glen Allen
  • 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!