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:

2 Tournaments on April 13th!

Chess Spring Fling (Canton, MS)


Commodore Chess Challenge -- ALL AGES

(Gulfport, MS)


Future Events     2024   

(Multiple Organizations)

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

 April 13:  Commodore Chess Challenge -- Gulfport, 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

May 11: Lewisburg Scholastic Chess Tournament  -- Olive Branch, MS --  FLYER

May 17 (Friday):  MSMS Chess Tournament (TENTATIVE) -- SCHOLASTIC ONLY -- Columbus, MS -- FLYER

May 28-30:  Rated Chess - EAT / PLAY / LEARN @Dogmud -- Ridgeland, MS 

June 10-11:  PRCC Chess Camp -- Poplarville, MS

June 24-27Dogmud Chess Camp & Tournament -- Ridgeland, MS

July 22-25:  Dogmud Chess Camp & Tournament -- Ridgeland, MS

 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)