Winter Open

There is an open 4 round G/60 tournament in Saint Albans on Saturday, February 17, in conjunction with the WVSCA Individual Championship. See the details here.

48th WV Scholastic Championship

Date: March 17, 2018
Site: Bridgeport Conference Center, 300 Conference Center Way, Bridgeport, WV 26330
Sections: K-3, K-5, K-8, K-12
Format: 4 round Swiss System (5 if necessary for K-8 and K-12)
Time Control: K-3/K-5 G/30 d5; K-8/K-12 G/45 d5
Entry Fee: $25 by 3/10, $30 afterwards. Advance registration required.
Check In: 7:45-8:30
Prizes: Team and individual trophies. K-12, K-8, and top female will be nominated to the Denker, Barber, and NGIT national tournaments of champions.
Online Registration:
See flyer for more details and entry form.

2018 Scholastic League

The West Virginia Scholastic Chess Association is pleased to announce the beginning of the chess league for 2018. The WVSCA will manage the chess league and the United States Chess Federation (USCF) will rate the games. The matches will be held at Saint Francis Elementary School Parish Center, St. Albans, WV. Team match dates are January 20 and 27. The individual championship will be February 17. Details and entry form are available at

2017-2018 Grand Prix Standings

The prize fund for the 2017-2018 Grand Prix will include a $500 donation from the Ripley Chess Club. Additionally, the top three finishers will receive $20, $10, and $5 per event, respectively. Any tournament organizer wishing to host a Grand Prix event should submit the request to the WVCA more than 30 days prior to the event. There is no longer a $10 event fee required of the organizers.

Grand Prix Event Schedule:
WVCA Action Championship – TBD, Mount Nebo
Mid-Ohio Valley Open – Aug 19, Parkersburg
2018 WV State Championship – Sept 8-9, 2018, Ripley