The Virginia Scholastic Chess Association

Recent VSCA Events

  • Virginia Beach April Scholastic & Quads
  • Virginia Beach | April 6, 2019 | Tournament Results

Upcoming VSCA Events

  • Meadowdale Spring Scholastic & Quads
    (Grades K–12 and Adults)

  • Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 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 May 1
  • Virginia Beach June Scholastic & Quads
    (Grades K–12 and Adults)

  • Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 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 May 15
  • Other Upcoming Events

    • MacArthur Center Spring Chess Festival

    • Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:30 am to 7:30 pm | Info & Registration
    • MacArthur Center | Norfolk
    • Organized by the Hampton Roads Chess Association
    • Free All-Day Events: Chess Lessons, Fun Chess Variations, Giant Chess Set, Casual Chess
    • Simultaneous Exhibition with a Master ($5)
    • Blitz Tournament ($5) OR Bughouse Tournament ($10/Team)
    • Main Tournament for All Ages and Abilities ($10)
    • Anna Julia Cooper Open

    • Saturday, May 11, 2019 | Information
    • Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School, 2124 N 29th Street, Richmond 23222
    • Free Parking | Pizza and Snacks Onsite
    • Organized by Scholarship Chess Business Center
    • All Ages Welcome | All Games US Chess-rated
    • Championship Chess "Cross Round" Tournament

    • Saturday, May 25, 2019, 2:00 pm–5:00 pm | Website | Flyer
    • Maglio's Pizza | 7220 Hancock Village Drive, Chesterfield 23832
    • Organized by Championship Chess Richmond
    • Open to Students in Grades K–8 | Rated and Non-rated
    • Also Quick-rated Quads (G/20;d3) for Adults and Advanced Scholastic

    Summer Chess Camps

    • Maggie L. Walker Summer Chess Camp

    • August 12–16, 2019 | 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
    • 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!