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 Scholastic Chess Tournament:

*** NEW DATE *** 

Meridian H.S. - Wildcat Clash


Unrated Scholastic


Rated for ALL AGES!

Saturday, JANUARY 28TH  2023

SCROLL DOWN to "Buy Ticket"  to register online (before Jan 28th)

Register At-The-Door (on Jan 28th)

Check-In 9:00-10:00

Games begin 10:30

5/SS  G/25+5

$15 Pre-Registered (before 1/28/23),  $20 At-The-Door

Click Here for Flyer  (PDF)

Tournament Registration  (CLICK HERE)


Future Open Scholastic Events    2022 / 2023

January 7, 2023 - Discovery Christian School (Unrated & Rated Scholastic, Rated QUADS for ALL AGES) Florence, MS 

January 13, 2023 - see closed event  

January 14-15, 2023 - MCA State Scholastic Individual Championships, Ridgeland MS  (mcachess.org)

January 28, 2023 - Meridian H.S. Wildcat Clash (Unrated Scholastic & Rated for ALL AGES)  Meridian, MS

February 4, 2023 - Ole Miss Scholastic Chess Tournaments at The Univ of Mississippi in Oxford, MS

March 4, 2023 - MCA State Scholastic TEAM Championships, Ridgeland MS (mcachess.org)

March 25, 2023 - Lewisburg Spring Scholastic Chess Tournament at Lewisburg High in Olive Branch, MS

March 25, 2023 - MCA Girls' Scholastic State Championship, Jackson MS (mcachess.org)


 TBD (Apr) - Mississippi School for Math & Science at MSMS in Columbus, MS 

 TBD (Apr) - Water Valley Spring Scholastic Chess Tournament at Davidson Elem in Water Valley, MS

 TBD (Apr) - Gautier Scholastic Chess Tournament at Gautier High in Gautier, MS

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

 TBD (May) - MSCA Scholastic Chess INDIVIDUAL Championships at the Nissan Training Center in Canton, MS

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

 TBD (Sep) - Catfish Classic Scholastic Chess Tournament at OM McNair Elem in Belzoni, MS

 TBD (Sep) - Bel-Aire Scholastic Chess Tournament at Bel-Aire Elem in Gulf Port, MS

 TBD (Sep/Oct) - MS Children's Museum Beginners Scholastic Chess Tournament at MCM in Jackson, 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

 TBD (Mar) - MSCA Scholastic Chess TEAM Championships at Mississippi State Univ in Starkville, MS


Closed Event Schedule   - 2022 / 23 -

Jan 13, 2023 - Madison Co Schools (MCS Students, Invitation Only) 


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

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