The Virginia Scholastic Chess Association

Congratulations!

  • VSCA President Mike Hoffpauir has been named
  • the 2015 Tournament Director of the Year
  • by the United States Chess Federation (USCF).

Recent VSCA Events

Upcoming VSCA Events

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

  • Saturday, July 11, 2015 | Info
  • Maggie L. Walker Governor's School | Richmond
  • K–12 Not-rated and K–5 Not-rated sections
  • K–12 Under 1200 and K–5 Under 1200 sections (USCF-rated)
  • K–12 Championship section (USCF-rated, rating 1200 and above)
  • Advance registration open until 7:00 am THURSDAY MORNING, July 9
  • Tournament Check-in Policy
  • Eastern Shore Summer Scholastic (Rising Grades K–12)

  • Saturday, August 15, 2015 | Info
  • Kiptopeke Elementary School | Northampton County
  • K–12 Not-rated and K–5 Not-rated sections
  • K–12 Open and K–5 Open sections (USCF-rated)

Other Upcoming Events

  • Richmond Metropolitan Grand Prix Tournaments

  • Organized by Richmond Chess Initiative and Richmond Public Library | More Information
  • Upcoming Tournaments:
  • July 11, 2015 | Richmond Public Library Main Branch
  • July 18, 2015 | Richmond Public Library Westover Hills Branch
  • July 25, 2015 | Richmond Public Library North Avenue Branch
  • Legacy Chess Academy Team Championship

  • August 1, 2015 | More Information
  • Brookdale Imperial Plaza | Richmond
  • Organized by Legacy Chess Academy
  • Scholastic Team Tournament | K–5 and K–12 sections
  • Any Group of 4 Players May Form a Team
  • Adult Team Tournament
  • Individual Open Tournament

Chess Clubs and Instruction

  • Hampton Roads Scholastic Chess Club

  • Meetings Each Tuesday Night | Facebook
  • Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Virginia Beach
  • Scholastic Players 5:00–7:30 pm
  • Adult and Advanced Scholastic Players 7:00–10:30 pm
  • Meeting Throughout the Summer for Training
  • Now Accepting New Members
  • RCI Free Chess Training

  • Hosted by Richmond Chess Initiative and Richmond Public Library
  • Each Monday, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm | Richmond Public Library North Avenue and Westover Hills Branches
  • Each Wednesday, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm | Richmond Public Library Main and Belmont Branches
  • All Ages and Experience Levels Welcome
  • 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
  • All Ages and Experience Levels Welcome
  • Henrico Chess Club

  • Meetings Each Friday Night 6:00–9:00 pm | Information
  • Virginia Center Commons Food Court | Glen Allen
  • Glen Allen Chess Club

  • Meetings Each Tuesday Night 6:00–10:00 pm | Information
  • Stratford University | Glen Allen

Summer Chess Camps

  • RCI Summer Chess Camps (All ages)

  • June 22–25 | July 20–23 | August 17–20, 2015 | Website
  • Lucille Brown Middle School | Richmond
  • Organized by Richmond Chess Initiative
  • Dragon Chess Camp (Rising Grades 3–9)

  • July 6–10, 2015 | Website
  • Maggie L. Walker Governor's School | Richmond
  • Organized by Maggie L. Walker Chess Club
  • Maurice Ashley Summer Chess Camp (Rising Grades K–8)

  • July 27–31, 2015 | Website
  • Collegiate School | Richmond
  • Organized by Maurice Ashley Trains Champions (MATCH)
  • Championship Chess RVA Chess Camp (Rising Grades 1–8)

  • August 10–14, 2015 | Website
  • Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church | Chesterfield County
  • Organized by Championship Chess RVA

It's Your Move!