The Virginia Scholastic Chess Association

VSCA News

  • VSCA General Membership Meeting
  • The annual VSCA membership meeting will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Grafton tournament in Yorktown.  More Information
  • Virginia Scholastic & College Championships
  • The 2018 Virginia Scholastic & College Championships, organized by the Virginia Chess Federation, will be held March 2–4, 2018 at William Fleming High School in Roanoke. Complete information and online registration is now available at the event website.

Recent VSCA Events

  • Hopkins Scholastic at Hopewell
  • Hopewell | December 9, 2017 | Postponed to February 10, 2018
  • Virginia Beach Fall Scholastic & Quads
  • Virginia Beach | October 28, 2017 | Tournament Results

Upcoming VSCA Events

  • Hopkins Scholastic at Hopewell Tournament
    (Grades K–12)

  • Saturday, February 10, 2018 | Information
  • Hopewell High School | Hopewell
  • In Memory of VSCA Founder Peter Hopkins
  • K–12, K–8, K–5, K–3 sections
  • All Sections Are Rated | US Chess Membership Required for All Players
  • Free Game Analysis by Coach Mike Callaham
  • Advance Registration Open Until
    7:00 AM THURSDAY MORNING, February 8
  • Tournament Check-in Policy

Other Upcoming Events

  • HRCA State Warm-up Tournaments

  • Saturday, February 3, 2018 | HRCA Winter Classic
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018 | HRCA State Champs Warm-up
  • Eastminster Presbyterian Church | Virginia Beach | Flyer
  • Organized by the Hampton Roads Chess Association
  • Rated Sections: K–3 Open, K–5 Open, K–12 Open
  • Not-rated Section: K–12 Rookie
  • Open Quads (Scholastic 1200+ and Adults)
  • Championship Chess "Cross Round" Tournament

  • Saturday, January 27, 2018, 3:00–6:00 pm | Website | Flyer
  • Mathnasium Westchester Commons | Midlothian, Virginia
  • Organized by Championship Chess RVA
  • Open to Students in Grades K–6 | Quick-rated and Non-rated
  • Virginia Scholastic & College Championships

  • Friday–Sunday, March 2–4, 2018 | Event Website
  • William Fleming High School | Roanoke
  • Organized by the Virginia Chess Federation
  • Blitz Tournament | Friday Evening
  • Main Event | Saturday–Sunday
  • Parents & Friends Tournament | Saturday–Sunday
  • Registration Is Now Open | Event Website

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 | 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

It's Your Move!