The MCA has decided to drop the mask policy, at least for now.  I am on the MCA board and I advocated to keep the mask policy in place, but I was outnumbered.  Please consider this when registering for the events below.

Chess Tournaments

All tournaments require memberships in MCA and USCF.    Memberships may be purchased during registration.  To register,  see below

Mr. Garrison recommends the following tournaments for all students. 

Please register directly with the MCA.   For tournament information, please visit or to register use 

Michigan Women's Championship 2022
(and Men's side event)
Saturday Oct. 1 
Ann Arbor, MI

Michigan Bottom Half Class 2022
Saturday Oct. 22 (for players under 900)
Or Sat/Sun for players over 900
Lansing, MI

Michigan Scholastic Club 2022
Play for the Arbor Chess Monsters!
After you register, please email to join the Arbor Monsters Team.  You will then be invoiced another $20 for "club dues" which includes team room at the event.
Saturday Nov. 5 
four sections: K-3 K-5 K-8 K-12
Lansing, MI

Make sure to put this on your calendar!
U.S. Open in Grand Rapids!!
July 29 thru Aug. 6, 2023