Welcome to the MSCA!!

   The Mississippi Scholastic Chess Association is a K-12 scholastic affiliate of US Chess.  We run several tournaments throughout the year, including the statewide Grade Level Championships, MSCA Team Championships and MSCA Individual Championships. 

The Next MSCA Chess Event:


Future Events     2024   

(Multiple Organizations)

 March 2:  Holmes County Chess Tournament -- ALL AGES -- Goodman, MS -- FLYER

 March 2March Madness -- ALL AGES -- Pearl, MS -- REGISTER HERE


March 9MSCA Individual & TEAM CUP 

Mississippi State University -- Starkville, MS -- FLYER

 March 9:  Adult Rated Quads -- Starkville, MS -- FLYER


 March 15:  (Friday) "Knights at the Museum" -- Children's Museum -- Jackson, MS -- FLYER

 March 17:  (Sunday)  MSMS Chess Tournament -- SCHOLASTIC ONLY -- Columbus, MS -- FLYER


 April 13:  Canton Academy Chess Spring Fling -- Canton, MS -- FLYER

 April 19:  See closed events

 April 20:  Bienville Classic --ALL AGES -- Morton, MS

 April 27:  Meridian Children's Museum -- ALL AGES -- Meridian, MS -- FLYER

 April 27:  St. Augustine Chess Tournament -- ALL AGES -- Ridgeland, MS -- FLYER

 May 4 - MSCA Rated Championships -- Univ. of Southern Miss. -- (Scholastic Only) -- Hattiesburg, MS -- FLYER

 November 6:  See closed events


  TBD (May) - DeSoto Scholastic Chess Tournament at Horn Lake Intermediate in Horn Lake, MS 

  TBD (July) - Summer Scholastic Free Chess Tournament at the YMCA in Olive Branch, MS

  TBD (Nov) - Sacred Heart Scholastic Chess Tournament at Sacred Heart School in Southaven, MS

  TBD (Dec) - Water Valley Winter Scholastic Chess Tournament at Davidson Elem in Water Valley, MS 

  TBD (Jan) - Madison's Cosmic Scholastic Chess Tournament at Madison Middle School in Madison, MS

  TBD (Jan) - Annual Pawns & Pajamas Scholastic Chess Tournament at Overpark Elem in Olive Branch, MS

  TBD (Feb) - OBIS Valentine's Scholastic Chess Tournament at Olive Branch Intermediate in Olive Branch, MS



Closed Event Schedule   - 2023 / 24 -

Jan 26, 2024 - Madison Co Schools (MCS Students, Invitation Only) 

Apr 19, 2024 - Pass Christian Schools (PCS Students, Invitation Only)

Nov 6, 2024 - MS Association of Independent Schools (MAIS Students, Invitation Only)


TBD (Apr) - Hancock Co Schools (HCS Students, Invitation Only)

TBD (Apr) - Jackson Public Schools Gifted (JPS Students, Invitation Only)