The Virginia Scholastic Chess Association

Recent VSCA Events

Upcoming VSCA Events

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

  • Saturday, May 20, 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

Other Upcoming Events

  • Championship Chess "Cross Round" Tournament

  • Organized by Championship Chess RVA
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017, 1:00–4:00 pm | Website | Flyer
  • Battlegrounds Game Store | Midlothian, Virginia
  • Open to Students in Grades K–6 | Non-rated | No US Chess Membership Required

Spring and Summer Chess Camps

  • Richmond Chess Initiative Summer Chess Camps

  • Organized and Conducted by Mr. Mike Callaham, Richmond Chess Initiative | Website
  • June 26–30, 2017 | The Computer is a Weapon!
  • July 24–28, 2017 | Proven Exponential Improvement Techniques
  • August 14–18, 2017 | Fearless Tournament Openings
  • Maggie L. Walker Summer Chess Camp

  • July 10–14, 2017 | Website
  • Maggie L. Walker Governor's School | Richmond
  • Open to Students in Rising 3rd through 9th Grades
  • Organized by Maggie L. Walker Chess Club | Facebook
  • Hampton Roads Summer Chess Camp

  • July 24–28, 2017 | Flyer
  • Eastminster Presbyterian Church | Virginia Beach
  • Open to Students in Rising Grades K–12 (Ages 5–17)
  • Organized by Hampton Roads Chess Association | Facebook

Chess Clubs and Instruction

  • Maggie L. Walker Free Chess Clinics

  • Next Clinic: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 5:00–7:00 pm | Facebook
  • Maggie L. Walker Governor's School | Richmond
  • No Entry Fee | Open to All Scholastic Families, Regardless of Experience
  • Organized by Maggie L. Walker Chess Club
  • 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 | Information
  • 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!