Welcome to the MSCA!

The Mississippi Scholastic Chess Association is the state scholastic affiliate of the USCF and sister organization to the Mississippi Chess Association. We run several tournaments throughout the year, including the statewide Grade Level Championships, Mississippi Team Championships and Mississippi Individual Championships. 


The Next Scholastic Chess Tournament:

The Catfish Classic

Scholastic Chess Tournament 

on August 26, 2017 ticket_small.jpg

in Belzoni, MS

Click here for the full tournament flyer

Online registration is OPEN! 



Future MSCA Tournaments - 2017/18 Season - 

Sep 16, 2017 - MS Children's Museum Chess Tournament in Jackson, MS ticket_small.jpg  ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN!        Additional Information  

Sep 23 & 30, 2017 - open

Oct 14, 2017 - MS Grade Level Championships at the MS Children's Museum in Jackson, MS

Nov 4, 2017 - open

Dec 2, 2017 - Water Valley Winter Scholastic Chess Tournament in Water Valley, MS

Dec 16, 2017 - TBD (JSU)

Jan 20, 2018 - MS School for Math & Science Scholastic Chess Tournament - Columbus, MS

Jan 26, 2018 (FRIDAY) - Pawns & Pajamas Scholastic Chess Tournament at Overpark Elem in Olive Branch, MS

Feb 3, 2018 - Ole Miss Scholastic Chess Tournaments at the University of MS in Oxford, MS

Feb 9, 2018 (FRIDAY) - Valentine's Scholastic Chess Tournament at OB Intermediate in Olive Branch, MS

Feb 17, 2018 - MS All Girls State Chess Championship at Franklin Chess Center in Meadville, MS

Feb 24, 2018 - Jackson Area Scholastic Chess Tournament at Wingfield HS in Jackson, MS

Mar 3, 2018 - TBD (Hattiesburg)

Mar 24, 2018 - MS Scholastic Chess TEAM Championships at MS State University in Starkville, MS

Apr 7, 2018 - Water Valley Spring Scholastic Chess Tournament in Water Valley, MS

Apr ??, 2018 - MS Scholastic Chess INDIVIDUAL Championships at TBD in Jackson, MS