Welcome to the MSCA!
The Mississippi Scholastic Chess Association is the state's K-12 scholastic affiliate of the US Chess Federation. We run several tournaments throughout the year, including the statewide Grade Level Championships, Mississippi Team Championships and Mississippi Individual Championships.
The Next MSCA Scholastic Chess Tournament:
The schedule for the first half of next season should be finalized by early July.
Please check back then...
(All Dates & Locations are Tentative) - 2018/19 -
August 2018 - The Catfish Classic Scholastic Chess Tournament at OM McNair Elem in Belzoni, MS
Sept 15, 2018 - Beginners' Scholastic Chess Tournament at The Children's Museum in Jackson, MS
October 3-5, 2018 MAGC Conf in Vicksburg, MS (NOT A Tournament)
Oct 13, 2018 - National Chess Day Scholastic Tournament at The Children's Museum in Jackson, MS
November 2018 - Jackson Independent Schools (JIS Students, Invitation Only)
November 2018 - GRADE LEVEL Chess Championships at Millsaps College in Jackson, MS
Nov 6-7, 2018 - DeSoto Co Schools (DCS Students, Invitation Only)
December 2018 - Water Valley Winter Scholastic Chess Tournament at Davidson Elem in Water Valley, MS
December 2018 - Wingfield Scholastic Chess Tournament at Wingfield High in Jackson, MS
January 2019 - Madison Co Schools (MCS Students, Invitation Only)
January 2019 - MS School for Math & Science Scholastic Chess Tournament at MSMS in Columbus, MS
Jan 25, 2019 (FRIDAY night) - 7th Annual Pawns & Pajamas Scholastic Chess Tournament at Overpark Elem in Olive Branch, MS
Feb 2, 2019 - Ole Miss Scholastic Chess Tournaments at The Univ of Mississippi in Oxford, MS
February 2019 - Jackson Public Schools Gifted (JPS Students, Invitation Only)
February 2019 - Wingfield Winter Scholastic Chess Tournament at Wingfield High in Jackson, MS
Feb 15, 2019 (FRIDAY night) - OBIS Valentine's Scholastic Chess Tournament at Olive Branch Intermediate in Olive Branch, MS
Feb/Mar 2019 - Hayes-Cooper Center (HCC Students, Invitation Only)
Mar 1, 2019 - Hancock Co Schools (HCS Students, Invitation Only)
Mar 2, 2019 - Southern Scholastic Chess Tournament at Longleaf Elem in Hattiesburg, MS
Mar 23, 2019 - MS Scholastic Chess TEAM Championships at Mississippi State Univ in Starkville, MS
Apr 6, 2019 - Water Valley Spring Scholastic Chess Tournament at Davidson Elem in Water Valley, MS
May 4, 2019 - MS Scholastic Chess INDIVIDUAL Championships
Future Open Scholastic Events - 2017/18 -
May 12, 2018 - Gautier Summer Send-off Scholastic Chess Tournament at Gautier High in Gautier, MS