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​​​​​​​​​​Michigan Chess Association

​​The 2015 Michigan Open is coming soon over Labor Day Weekend (September 4-7) in Lansing. See the link below on the Tournament Calendar for details. You can register online at The 2015 Michigan Speed Championship will be held during the Michigan Open on September 6.

Please note that for the Michigan Open, you should call the Causeway Bay Hotel directly at ​517-694-8123 to get the group rate. You should not try to use the website to make your reservation. If you have any issues, please let us know.

To Join, Renew, or Check Your MCA Membership Status, go to the new Online MCA Membership Database. With this new database, you can now take ownership of your MCA Membership. For Help Establishing Your Credentials, Please Review this Document: How to Use the Online Database.

The MCA now has Online Registration available our Championship Events. Go to and scroll down to find the Michigan Chess Association tournaments. This system requires that Michigan residents be current MCA members and will force you to renew if expired.

NOTE: If you experience any issues with our new online tools, please contact Jeff Aldrich. For the Tournament Registration System to recognize your MCA membership, your USCF ID must be populated and correct in the MCA Membership Database above. Contact us if you find an issue before purchasing another MCA membership.

Scroll down to see upcoming events and tournaments from around the state.

You can find the old Michigan Chess home page here.

Guest Event Submission: If you wish to submit an event to the MCA event calendar, please send ​details to Jeff Aldrich ( 

Events for the next 3 Months and all MCA Events are listed. If you desire to see events further out, click on the Calendar link to the left to view it in the Calendar View.


 Upcoming Events

Lansing9/4/2015 12:00 AM9/7/2015 11:59 PMMCA Championship
Lansing9/6/2015 3:00 PM9/6/2015 6:00 PMMCA Championship
Ann Arbor9/11/2015 6:00 PM9/11/2015 10:30 PMChess Tournament
Ann Arbor9/11/2015 6:00 PM1/1/2016 10:30 PMChess Tournament
ROSEVILLE, MI9/14/2015 6:15 PM9/28/2015 9:15 PMMonth-Long Chess Tournament
Flint9/15/2015 6:00 PM9/15/2015 9:30 PMChess Tournament
Dearborn9/18/2015 7:00 PM9/20/2015 6:30 PMAnnual Chess Tournament
Traverse City9/19/2015 9:30 AM9/19/2015 8:00 PMChess Tournament
Troy9/20/2015 1:00 PM9/20/2015 5:00 PMChess Tournament
Flint9/29/2015 6:00 PM9/29/2015 9:30 PMChess Tournament
Ann Arbor10/2/2015 6:00 PM10/2/2015 10:30 PMChess Tournament
Flint10/3/2015 12:00 AM10/4/2015 11:59 PMMCA Championship
Flint10/4/2015 9:00 AM10/4/2015 6:00 PMChess Tournament
NEW LOCATION:  ROSEVILLE, MI 4806610/10/2015 12:00 PM10/10/2015 5:15 PMUnrated Chess Tournament
Lansing10/11/2015 10:00 AM10/11/2015 7:30 PMChess Tournament
Flint10/20/2015 6:00 PM11/17/2015 9:30 PMChess Tournament
Ann Arbor11/6/2015 6:00 PM11/6/2015 10:30 PMChess Tournament
Ann Arbor11/7/2015 12:00 AM11/7/2015 11:59 PMMCA Championship
Ann Arbor11/7/2015 12:00 AM11/7/2015 11:59 PMChess Tournament
Lansing11/8/2015 10:00 AM11/8/2015 7:30 PMChess Tournament
Lansing, MI11/14/2015 12:00 AM11/14/2015 11:59 PMMCA Championship
Ann Arbor12/12/2015 12:00 AM12/12/2015 11:59 PMMCA Championship
Rochester, MI2/13/2016 12:00 AM2/13/2016 11:59 PMMCA Championship
Rochester, MI2/13/2016 12:00 AM2/13/2016 11:59 PMMCA Championship



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​2013 & 2014 Michigan Open Champion
Seth Homa

Michigan Chess Association