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:

On Saturday, December 16, 2017

Wingfield Open Scholastic

Chess Tournament


Wingfield High School

in Jackson, MS

Mail-in and Walk-in Registration Only 

- Walk in Registration begins at 8:30am -



Future Open Scholastic Events   - 2017/18 - 

Dec 16, 2017 - Wingfield Open Scholastic Chess Tournament at Wingfield High in Jackson, MS - Mail In and On Site registration only.

Jan 20, 2018 - MS School for Math & Science Scholastic Chess Tournament - Columbus, MS - On Line registration is OPEN! ticket_small.jpg

Jan 26, 2018 (FRIDAY) - Pawns & Pajamas Scholastic Chess Tournament at Overpark Elem in Olive Branch, MS - Mail In and On Site registration only.

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

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 28, 2018 - MS Scholastic Chess INDIVIDUAL Championships at Millsaps College in Jackson, MS