The Virginia Scholastic Chess Association

Recent VSCA Events

Upcoming VSCA Events

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

  • Saturday, May 19, 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
  • Registration Opens May 1

Other Upcoming Events

  • MacArthur Center Spring Chess Festival

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Info & Registration | Flyer
  • MacArthur Center | Norfolk
  • Organized by the Hampton Roads Chess Association
  • Free All-Day Events: ChessLessons, Fun Chess Variations, Giant Chess Set, Casual Chess
  • Simultaneous Exhibition with a National Master ($5)
  • Take-All-Comers Blitz with a National Master (Free)
  • Chess Tournament for All Ages and Abilities ($10)
  • Hampton Roads-Albemarle Regional Chess Championship

  • Saturday, May 5, 2018 | Info & Registration | Flyer
  • Trantwood Elementary School | Virginia Beach
  • Organized by the Hampton Roads Chess Association
  • Open Only to Members of Hampton Roads Chess Association or Albemarle (NC) Regional Chess Club
  • US Chess-Rated Sections (Adults and K–12) and Not-Rated Section (K–12 Only)
  • Championship Chess "Cross Round" Tournament

  • Sunday, May 6, 2018, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm | Website | Flyer
  • Gallery 5 | 200 W Marshall St | Richmond 23220
  • Organized by Championship Chess RVA
  • Open to Students in Grades K–8 | Rated and Non-rated

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 RVA Summer Chess Camps

  • Dates in June, July, August | Flyer
  • Locations Throughout the Richmond Area
  • Organized by Championship Chess RVA

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

  • Chesterfield County Public Library Chess Club

  • Meetings Each Tuesday Night 6:00–8:00 pm
  • Meadowdale Library | 4301 Meadowdale Boulevard
  • 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

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