2016.01.18 -- The rotating State Champions trophy in use since the late 90s has been filled up. It was decided that the player whose name appeared the most times be given the trophy. That was Mark Hathaway - all of his 7 State Championships are represented here. Here is a picture of President Bob Greer presenting Mark the trophy.
2015.09.07 -- Congratulations to FM Nikhilesh Kunche, winner of the 77th WV State Championship with a perfect 6-0 record! This is the first 6-0 since Andy Katz at the 1995 event.
2015.09.07 -- Dr. Armando Lopez is the winner of the 2014-2015 Grand Prix, narrowly edging out Lewis Sanders who was second.
2015.09.05 -- The minutes of the 2015 WVCA Business Meeting can be seen here.
2015.09.01 -- Join us this Saturday for the annual WVCA Business Meeting followed by the 77th WV Chess Championship. This year's event is being held at the Comfort Suites on White Oak Boulevard in Bridgeport. Take Exit 124 Jerry Dove Drive and White Oak Boulevard is across from United Hospital Center.
2015.07.06 -- John Floyd of Barboursville, WV is asking for support in a petition to have chess tables installed at Ritter Park in Huntington. The online petition is located here. There is also a Facebook page here.
2015.03.29 -- Congratulations to Armando Lopez and John Roush, 2015 WV Action Co-Champions.
2015.03.19 -- Congratulations to Miguel Lopez (K-12), Jasmine Tustin (K-8), Brandon Hizer (K-5 tied), Ayden Hoover (K-5 tied), and Sohan Kukkilaya (K-3), winners at the WV Scholastic Championship.
2015.03.19 -- Stephen Dillard of Louisville, KY has passed away at the age of 55. He was a great friend of chess and touched many lives. I (Ben Good) knew Steve from my time in Kentucky and I know he will be missed. The USCF has an article posted here that should not be missed.
2015.03.19 -- I've added a mobile version of the website. If you're on a phone, you're probably already there!
2015.01.07 -- Happy New Year everyone! The WV Scholastic League will be starting play on January 17. State co-champion FM Nikhilesh Kunche will give a simul. See the announcement on wvsca.com for more information.
2014.10.03 -- The 2015 Action Championship will be held on March 28 in Spencer. Details will be posted as they become available.
2014.09.15 -- Congratulations to William Roy, winner of the 2014 WV Junior Championship.
2014.09.15 -- Congratulations to Dr. Armando Lopez, winner of the 2013-2014 WVCA Grand Prix.
2014.09.02 -- Congratulations to Ed Garner and FM Nikhilesh Kunche, the 2014 WV State Champions! They each finished with 5/6.