SCCF Scholastics

Wecome to the SCCF's scholastic webpages. Here you will find a calendar of scholastic events, information about scholatic chess tournaments (aka TLAs), and resources for parents and young chess players.

Scholastic Calendar

Scholastic TLAs

August 18-19
4th Annual Greater California Scholastic Chess Championship
Glendale. Flyer here

Oct. 7
L.A. Back to School Chess Championship
Glendale. Flyer here

Nov. 18, Sunday
43th Staser Tournament
Orange County. Flyer here

Dec. 16, Sunday
7th Annual L.A. Holiday Chess Championships
Glendale. Flyer here

Feb. 9, 2019, Saturday
Morrison Scholastic
Fullerton. Flyer here

Feb. 10, Sunday
L.A. Super City Chess Championships
Glendale. Flyer here

Apr. 7, Sunday
OFF da ROOK 15
West Hills. Flyer here

May 5, Sunday
2019 L.A. Spring Scholastic Championships
Glendale. Flyer here

May 5, Sunday
SDCC Summer Scholastic
San Diego. Flyer here

May 25, Saturday
MDC Scholastics
Loma Linda. Show/hide TLA...
Format: 5-SS, G/30, d/2. Open to gr. 12-below.
Site: TownePlace Suites Marriott, 10336 Richardson Street, Loma Linda, CA 92354
In two sections:
Open: Trophies to top 5, top 3 U1200, top 2 Unrated.
Grade 6/below U1000: Trophies to top 5, top 3 U700, top 2 Unrated.
Reg.: 8:30-9.
Rds: 9:30-10:45-12:30-1:45-3.
EF: $16 if received by 5/21, $20 door, SCCF membership required ($20)
Ent: SCCF, 534 Via Zapata, Riverside, CA 92507
On-line entry:

June 23, Sunday
OFF da ROOK 16
West Hills. Flyer here

July 6, Saturday
PSW Scholastic
Irvine. Show/hide TLA...
Format: 5-SS, G/30,d5
Site: Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport, Irvine CA 92612.
3 sections: Over 1000, U1000 and U1600.
EF: $25 entry fee if signed up online before 7/6; $50 entry for same day walk ups.
Rounds: Starting at 10 AM, 11:15, 1:15 PM, 2:30 and 3:45.
Byes: None

July 8-19, Two Weeks
2019 ACA Summer Chess Camp
Thousand Oaks. Flyer here

Aug. 10-11
5th Greater California Scholastic Champoinship
Glendale. Flyer here

Scholastic Resources

Scholastic chess related links
A list of where to play chess (includes adults)
A Parent's Guide to Their Child's First Chess Tournament
A list of studies on the benefits of chess