The Virginia Scholastic Chess Association

Recent VSCA Events

Upcoming VSCA Events

  • National Chess Day at Meadowdale
    (Grades K–12 and Adults)

  • Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 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
  • Advance Registration Opens September 27

Other Upcoming Events

  • Championship Chess "Cross Round" Tournament

  • Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1:00–4:00 pm | Website | Flyer
  • Children's Museum of Richmond | Richmond, Virginia
  • Organized by Championship Chess RVA
  • Open to Students in Grades K–6 | Rated and Non-rated
  • Virginia Beach National Chess Day Festival

  • Saturday, October 7, 2017 | Virginia Beach Town Center | Information
  • Organized by the Hampton Roads Chess Association
  • Sponsored by the City of Virginia Beach
  • Tournament Sections for All Ages and Experience Levels ($10 entry fee)
  • All Tournament Games are Quick Time Control (G/25;d3)
  • Simultaneous Exhibition by Five-time Virginia State Champion Dan Miller ($5 to play)
  • Free Chess Lessons | Giant Chess Set | Casual Chess Available All Day
  • All Events Outdoors in the Virginia Beach Town Center Fountain Plaza
  • Advance Registration Now Open until 12:00 NOON FRIDAY, October 6

Chess Clubs and Instruction

  • 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
  • Henrico Police Athletic League Free Chess Club

  • Meetings Each Friday Night 6:30–8:30 pm | Flyer
  • 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 | Website
  • Locations in Mechanicsville and Ashland
  • All Ages Welcome
  • Players Under 18 Must Be Accompanied by a Parent

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