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:

   POSTPONED due to dangerous weather...

Now: - February 8, 2020 -

- Jan 11, 2020 -

MS School for Math & Science

Scholastic Chess Tournament 


MSMS in Columbus, MS

On-line registration is Open

and extended to Feb 6th!




Future Open Scholastic Events        - 2019/20 - 

POSTPONED To: February 8, 2020 January 11, 2020 - MS School for Math & Science Scholastic Chess Tournament at MSMS in Columbus, MSticket_small.jpgdepositphotos_1045324-stock-photo-mail-envelope-icon-button.jpgwalk.png

Jan 31, 2020 - 8th Annual Pawns & Pajamas Scholastic Chess Tournament at Overpark Elem in Olive Branch, MSdepositphotos_1045324-stock-photo-mail-envelope-icon-button.jpgwalk.png

Feb 1, 2020 - Ole Miss Scholastic Chess Tournaments at The Univ of Mississippi in Oxford, MSticket_small.jpgdepositphotos_1045324-stock-photo-mail-envelope-icon-button.jpgwalk.png

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

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

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

Mar 7, 2020 - Southern Scholastic Chess Tournament at Univ of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MSNEW.png

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

Apr 25, 2020 - Gautier Scholastic Chess Tournament at Gautier High in Gautier, MS

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

May 15, 2020 - DeSoto Scholastic Chess Tournament at Horn Lake Intermediate in Horn Lake, MS NEW.png

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

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

November 2020 - Scholastic Grade Level Chess Championships

November 2020 - Sacred Heart Scholastic Chess Tournament at Sacred Heart School in Southaven, MS

December 2020 - Water Valley Winter Scholastic Chess Tournament at Davidson Elem in Water Valley, MS 

December 2020 - Whitten Holiday Scholastic Chess Tournament at Whitten MS in Jackson, MS


Closed Event Schedule   - 2019/20 -

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)

November 2020 - DeSoto Co Schools (DCS Students, Invitation Only)