Welcome to the MSCA!

The Mississippi Scholastic Chess Association is the state scholastic affiliate of the USCF and sister organization to the Mississippi Chess Association. We run several tournaments throughout the year, including the statewide Grade Level Championships, Mississippi Team Championships and Mississippi Individual Championships. 


The Next Scholastic Chess Tournament:

The Catfish Classic

Scholastic Chess Tournament

on August 26, 2017

in Belzoni, MS

More Details available in June.....

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Future MSCA Tournaments - 2017/18 Season - 

Aug 26, 2017 - Catfish Classic Scholastic Chess Tournament in Belzoni, MS

Sep 16, 2017 - MS Children's Museum Chess Tournament in Jackson, MS

Sep 30, 2017 - TBD (McComb)

Oct 14, 2017 - MS Grade Level Championships at the MS Children's Museum in Jackson, MS

Dec 2, 2017 - Water Valley Winter Scholastic Chess Tournament in Water Valley, MS

Dec 16, 2017 - TBD (JSU)

Jan 20, 2018 - MS School for Math & Science Scholastic Chess Tournament - Columbus, MS

Jan 26, 2018 (FRIDAY) - Pawns & Pajamas Scholastic Chess Tournament at Overpark Elem in Olive Branch, MS

Feb 3, 2018 - Ole Miss Scholastic Chess Tournaments at the University of MS in Oxford, MS

Feb 9, 2018 (FRIDAY) - Valentine's Scholastic Chess Tournament at OB Intermediate in Olive Branch, MS

Feb 24, 2018 - Jackson Area Scholastic Chess Tournament at Wingfield HS in Jackson, MS

Mar 3, 2018 - TBD (Hattiesburg)

Mar 24, 2018 - MS Scholastic Chess TEAM Championships at MS State University in Starkville, MS

Apr 7, 2018 - Water Valley Spring Scholastic Chess Tournament in Water Valley, MS

Apr ??, 2018 - MS Scholastic Chess INDIVIDUAL Championships at TBD in Jackson, MS