The Virginia Scholastic Chess Association

VSCA News

  • Virginia Scholastic & College Championships
  • Friday–Sunday, March 6–8, 2020
  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology | Alexandria
  • Organized by the Virginia Chess Federation
  • Registration Is Now Open | Event Website

Recent VSCA Events

Upcoming VSCA Events

  • Virginia Beach February 1st Fest
    (Grades K–12)

  • Saturday, February 1, 2020 | Information
  • Eastminster Presbyterian Church | Virginia Beach
  • K–12, K–5 and K–3 Not-rated sections for new players
  • K–12 and K–5 US Chess-rated Open sections for experienced players
  • The number of entries for this event is limited.
    All entry fees must be paid at the time of registration.
    More Information

  • Advance Registration Is Open Until
    7:00 AM THURSDAY MORNING, January 30
  • Tournament Check-in Policy

Other Upcoming Events

  • Virginia Scholastic & College Championships

  • Friday–Sunday, March 6–8, 2020 | Website
  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology | Alexandria
  • Organized by the Virginia Chess Federation
  • Blitz Tournament Friday Evening
  • Main Event Saturday (3 rounds) & Sunday (2 rounds)
  • Parents & Friends Tournament Saturday (2 rounds) & Sunday (2 rounds)
  • Registration Is Now Open | Event Website
  • SCBC Last Saturday Swiss

  • Saturday, January 25, 2020 | Website
  • Scholarship Chess Business Center, 607 Wickham Street, Richmond 23222
  • Two blocks East of Chamberlayne Avenue | Free Parking, Many Local Restaurants
  • All Ages Welcome | All Games US Chess-rated
  • Organized by Scholarship Chess Business Center
  • (Formerly Richmond Chess Initiative)
  • Championship Chess "Cross Round" Tournament

  • Saturday, February 8, 2020, 9:00 am–12:00 noon | Website | Flyer
  • Veritas School | 3400 Brook Road, Richmond 23227
  • Open to Students in Grades K–8 | Rated and Non-rated
  • Also Quick-rated Quads (G/20;d3) for Adults and Advanced Scholastic
  • Organized by Championship Chess Richmond

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
  • 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–Thursday, 6:30 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
  • 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 6:00–8:30 pm | Facebook
  • Wegmans Short Pump, 12200 Wegmans Blvd, Henrico 23233
  • 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!