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Latest News Updates

Congratulations to our
2015 Statewide Tournament Champions
Well done!
Uri Moon-Rosha
Primary Champion_
Joseph Thompson
Elementary Champion


Congratulations 2015
Coaches of the Year!

Pete Munene

Posthumously presented
to Jeff Harrison
accepted by his wife Veronica


Congratulations 2015
Chess Camp Champs!

Jacob Ritter
Championship Section

Mitchell VonEschen
Novice Section


Resources: Check out these recommended instructional books.

Common misconceptions about scholastic chess Check it out

Why teach chess to children?? Click here to find out.

Parents -- check out this chess primer by the U.S. Chess Center

Wanted: Chess Coaches
There are many schools that need either a chess coach or someone with chess knowledge. If you are in Junior/Senior High School you may qualify as a chess assistant. Most chess clubs are after school, but some are before school or in the evening. If you are interested, please call 763-593-1168 or write to:

School Chess Association
5901 Laurel Ave Apt 134
Golden Valley, MN 55416-1070

Chess Clubs
Does your school have a chess club? If not, contact the School Chess Association.
We may be able to help your school start a club!!
Email Lorene or call 763-593-1168.

The School Chess Association is dedicated to providing chess activities for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12.

In support of our mission, the SCA provides the following services:

  • Run chess tournaments
  • Provide chess camps
  • Develop chess clubs
  • Promote instruction

The SCA is dedicated to providing the best programs for all participants.  The SCA runs only non-elimination tournaments.  We believe that all students should have the greatest opportunity to play chess and that no one should be eliminated from a tournament.

This web site is devoted to providing information about the SCA and other chess activities.

For more information, e-mail Lorene Lampert or call us at (763)-593-1168

Site maintenance: Bill Merrill

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