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, January 20, 2018

MSMS Scholastic Chess Tournament


The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science

On The Campus of Mississippi University for Women

in Columbus, MS

On-line Registration is NOW OPEN!

- Walk in Registration begins at 8:30am -



Future Open Scholastic Events   - 2017/18 - 

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 - On Line registration is OPEN! ticket_small.jpg

Feb 9, 2018 (FRIDAY) - Valentine's Scholastic Chess Tournament at OB Intermediate in Olive Branch, MS - Mail In and On Site registration only.

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

Feb 24, 2018 - Wingfield Area Winter Scholastic Chess Tournament at Wingfield HS in Jackson, MS - Mail In and On Site registration only.

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 - Millsaps Scholastic Chess Tournament at Millsaps College in Jackson, MS

May 5, 2018 - MS Scholastic Chess INDIVIDUAL Championships at Jackson State University in Jackson, MS