The Virginia Scholastic Chess Association

VSCA News

  • Virginia Scholastic & College Championships
  • March 8–10, 2019
  • Monticello High School | Charlottesville
  • See Announcement Below

Recent VSCA Events

  • Meadowdale Fall Scholastic & Quads
  • Chesterfield County | October 6, 2018 | Tournament Results

Upcoming VSCA Events

  • Maggie L. Walker Winter Scholastic
    (Grades K–12)

  • Saturday, January 12, 2019 | Information
  • Maggie L. Walker Governor's School | Richmond
  • K–12 and K–5 Not-rated sections for new players
  • K–12 and K–5 US Chess-rated Open sections for experienced players
  • Free Game Analysis by Coach Mike Callaham
  • Online Registration Opens December 19
  • Virginia Scholastic & College Championships

  • Friday–Sunday, March 8–10, 2019 | Website
  • Monticello High School | Charlottesville
  • Blitz Tournament Friday Evening: K–5, K–12, College
  • Main Event Saturday (3 rounds) & Sunday (2 rounds)
  • Parents & Friends Tournament Saturday (2 rounds) & Sunday (2 rounds)
  • New Main Event Sections:
  • K–3 Under 600, K–3 Championship, K–5 Under 1000, K–5 Championship,
  • K–8 Under 1200, K–8 Championship, K–12 Under 1400, K–12 Championship, College
  • Registration Is Now Open | Website

Other Upcoming Events

  • Championship Chess "Cross Round" Tournament

  • Sunday, December 16, 2018, 2:00 pm–5:00 pm | Website | Flyer
  • Stuffy's Subs at Gayton | 9780 Gayton Road | Richmond, Virginia
  • 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
  • Last Saturday Swiss

  • Saturday, December 22, 2018 | Website
  • Create Space, 607 Wickham Street, Richmond 23222 | Free Parking
  • Organized by Richmond Chess Initiative
  • All Ages Welcome | All Games US Chess-rated

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!