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:

February 4th -- Ole Miss

(Scholastic ONLY - K3 Section added!)



Future Events    2023

February 11, 2023 - "The Outlet Special" @ Outlet Mall Food Court in Pearl, MS (CLICK HERE)

February 18, 2023 - St Augustine TEAM & Individual Tournament in Ridgeland, MS (CLICK HERE)

February 25, 2023 - Friendship Oak Classic in Long Beach, MS  (CLICK HERE)

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

March 11, 2023 - MSCA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS!  Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS (REGISTER HERE)

March 11, 2023 - MSU Adult Quads  3SS  G/60  Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS (REGISTER HERE)

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)

April 1, 2023 - Bienville Classic in Morton, MS (CLICK HERE

April 15, 2023 - Children's Museum (Unrated Scholastic & Rated for ALL AGES)  Meridian, MS

April 22, 2023 - Children's Museum (Unrated Scholastic & Rated for ALL AGES)  Jackson, MS


 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 (Jan) - Discovery Christian School in Florence, Mississippi  

 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)