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:


Future Open Scholastic Events        - 2019/20 - 

Oct 12, 2019 - MS Children's Museum Scholastic Chess Tournament at MCM in Jackson, MSticket_small.jpgwalk.png

Nov 2, 2019 - Sacred Heart Scholastic Chess Tournament at Sacred Heart School in Southaven, MSticket_small.jpgdepositphotos_1045324-stock-photo-mail-envelope-icon-button.jpgwalk.png

November 2019 - Scholastic Grade Level Chess Championships

December 2019 - Water Valley Winter Scholastic Chess Tournament at Davidson Elem in Water Valley, MS 

December 2019 - Wingfield Holiday Scholastic Chess Tournament at Wingfiled HS in Jackson, MS

Jan 11, 2020 - MS School for Math & Science Scholastic Chess Tournament at MSMS in Columbus, MS

Jan 31, 2020 - 7th Annual Pawns & Pajamas Scholastic Chess Tournament at Overpark Elem in Olive Branch, MS

Feb 1, 2020 - Ole Miss Scholastic Chess Tournaments at The Univ of Mississippi in Oxford, MS

Feb 7, 2020 - OBIS Valentine's Scholastic Chess Tournament at Olive Branch Intermediate in Olive Branch, MS

February 2020 - Wingfield Winter Scholastic Chess Tournament at Wingfield High in Jackson, MS

TBD, 2020(FRIDAY Night) - Madison's Cosmic Scholastic Chess Tournament at Madison Middle School in Madison, MS

March 2020 - Southern Scholastic Chess Tournament at Longleaf Elem in Hattiesburg, MS

March 2020 - Gautier Scholastic Chess Tournament at Gautier High in Gautier, MS

Mar 21, 2020 - MSCA Scholastic Chess TEAM Championships at Mississippi State Univ in Starkville, MS

April 2020 - Water Valley Spring Scholastic Chess Tournament at Davidson Elem in Water Valley, MS

May 2020 - MSCA Scholastic Chess INDIVIDUAL Championships at the Nissan Training Center in Canton, MS


September 2020 - Catfish Classic Scholastic Chess Tournament at OM McNair Elem in Belzoni, MS

September 2020 - Bel-Aire Scholastic Chess Tournament at Bel-Aire Elem in Gulf Port, MS

September 2020 - MS Children's Museum Beginners Scholastic Chess Tournament at MCM in Jackson, MS


Closed Event Schedule   - 2019/20 -

Oct 31, 2019 - MAIS Schools (MAIS Students, Invitation Only)

November 2019 - DeSoto Co Schools (DCS Students, Invitation Only)

Jan 17, 2020 - Madison Co Schools (MCS Students, Invitation Only)

February 2020 - Jackson Public Schools Gifted (JPS Students, Invitation Only)

Mar 27, 2020 - Hancock Co Schools (HCS Students, Invitation Only)


Nov 4, 2020 - MAIS Schools (MAIS Students, Invitation Only)