About Us

Our Story Our Mission


Welcome to DC Scholastic Chess website. 

Our mission is to provide affordable rated 

and unrated chess tournaments available to students 

across the Washington,DC and metropolitan area.

DC Scholastic Chess is endorsed by the DC Chess League and the United States Chess Federation to directly sponsor and hold (or arrange for) an annual United States Chess Federation (USCF) rated State Championship, directly sponsor and hold (or arrange for) annual USCF rated Scholastic State High School, Junior High or Middle School and Elementary School Championships. Examples include but are not limited to statewide or geographically rotating Rated Beginner and Open tournaments as well as participation in National Chess Day Activities, Regional and/or National Championships. Chess Girls DC is endorsed by the DC Scholastic Chess program coordinator to arrange and promote participation and events for women and girls within Washington,DC and the surrounding metropolitan area.

Unrated and Rated Scholastic Tournatments

Are you a beginner, expert, or somewhere in between? Not to worry! There is a level for everyone.  Register today for Scholastic Chess Tournaments.

Commitment to Learning

Our mission is to inspire all students to play Chess.We encourage critical thinking and emphasize the learning process over winning. 

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Contact Us

Email us at dcscholasticchess @gmail.com

DC Scholastic Chess