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

Sept. 29, Sunday
L.A. Back to School Chess Championship
Glendale. Flyer here

Feb. 9, Sunday
L.A. Super City Chess Championships
Glendale. Flyer here

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

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

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

Oct. 6, Sunday
SDCC Fall Scholastic
San Diego. Flyer here

Oct. 27, Sunday
OFF da ROOK 17
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

Nov. 30- Dec. 1, Sunday
American Open Scholastic tournaments
Costa Mesa. Website here

Dec. 22, Sunday
8th Annual L.A. Holiday Chess Championships
Glendale. Flyer here

December 23-January 3, Two Weeks
2019 ACA Winter Chess Camp
Thousand Oaks. Flyer here

January 26, 2020, Sunday
OFF da ROOK 18
West Hills. Flyer here

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

March 21, 2020, Saturday Postponed
March Queens
Temecula. Show/hide TLA...
Site: Temecula Chess Club, Temecula Chess Club, 27403 Ynez Rd, Unit 213, Temecula, CA 92591
Format: Four rounds of G/15 in swiss format. USCF rated tournament for girls age 12 and under.
Rounds: Round one starts at 3 p.m.
Prizes: $30 and trophy for 1st, $20 and medal for 2nd, $10 and medal for 3rd.
USCF: USCF membership required, which can be purchased on site before the tournament.
Entry fee: $10.
Info: TCC Administrator: Call 951-327-1000 or email us.
Website: here

March 13-15 Postponed
Super States
Valencia. Flyer here

April 26, Sunday
2020 L.A. Spring Scholastic Championships Canceled
Glendale. Flyer here

May 23, Saturday
MDC Scholastics Canceled
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: $18 if received by 5/20, $22 after 5/20, SCCF membership required ($20)
Ent: SCCF, 534 Via Zapata, Riverside, CA 92507
On-line entry:

June 14, Sunday
OFF da ROOK 19 Canceled
West Hills. Flyer here

July 6-10 and 13-17, Two Weeks
2020 ACA Summer Chess Camp
Thousand Oaks. Flyer here

August 8-9
6th Annual Greater California Scholastic Chess Championship
Los Angeles. Flyer here

Nov. 27-28
American Open scholastic tournament
Orange. Info 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