Welcome to the DC Scholastic Chess Tournament website.
Our mission is to make affordable 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 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 to coordinate and promote participation and events for women and girls within Washington,DC and the surrounding metropolitan area.