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2017-2018 VA Scholastic & College Chess Championships

Friday, Saturday and Sunday -- March 2-4, 2018
at William Fleming High School in Roanoke, VA
Please do not contact the School for Tournament Details

Event Schedule


Main Event Rules

Blitz Rules

Parents & Friends

Trophies & Prizes

Team Rooms


Join USCF / Renew Mbrship

Shirts & Equipment

Volunteers Needed!!

Donate to Virginia Chess

  • This is the HOME PAGE for the 2017-18 Virginia Scholastic & College Chess Championships

  • NEW  The William Fleming HS Booster Club will be selling Concessions at the tournament!  This will make it easy for player, parents and coaches to ensure their players have had something to eat before they play.  WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND everyone bring Bottled Water to provide to their players during the games.  No Food will be allowed in the Playing Area, only Bottled Drinks, or beverages that are in a container with a lid that prevents spillage.

  • More Hotel Deals just uploaded on Tuesday, February 13th!! 

  • NEW  We have 2 hotel rooms available ... first come, first served.  Click here to see information.

  • Use the menu buttons on the left to:

    1. Understand the Event Schedule and download this handy Daily Schedule.

    2. Guide you through the event registration process

    3. Help you understand Tournament Rules for the Main Event, Blitz and the Parents & Friends tournament.

    4. See the list of Awards

    5. Reserve a Team Room

    6. Reserve your Hotel Room at one of our Event properties

    7. Ensure your US Chess Membership is up-to-date

    8. Preview the products that our Vendors will be selling on site

    9. Volunteer to help us during the tournament

  • Please note that when you register, the tournament has three separate events ... and you must register separately for each of them. 

    • Friday Night -- 6PM until 9PM:  Blitz Championships!!  This is an optional side event that has no impact on the K-3, K-5, K-8 and K-12 State Champions in the main tournament.

    • Saturday & Sunday:  The 6-Round State Scholastic & College Championships Main Event!!  College plays 4 rounds only, all on Saturday.

    • Also on Saturday and Sunday:  A 4-Round side-tournament for Parents & Friends!

  • A note about Payments ...

    • Discounted Entry Fees (Early Entry Fees) end at midnight on Monday, February 26th.  Starting on Tuesday, Feb 27th the Entry Fees for all events increases.

    • WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND you pay ONLINE through PayPal at the time you register.

If you need information sooner, please contact Mike Hoffpauir by email to mhoffpauir@aol.com, or call Mike at 757-846-4805.

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