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You are invited to join our new E-Bulletin. A new Google Group has been set up so we can send out reminders and information about our MCA events. Please click E-Bulletin Link to join our group.

It is now time to register for the 2016 Michigan Junior High & High School Team Championships which will be held on February 13, 2016. All players must be registered by Midnight, Friday, February 5. We are trying a new registration process where players are registered individually (Coaches can still register players as a group similar to the Scholastic Club or have parent register their children individually). Team Rosters from coaches are due to the by Tuesday, February 9. You can register online at

Note that due to the high volume of e-mail I receive at my charter account, I am switching to a new e-mail address for chess related communications. If you need to contact Jeff Aldrich regarding anything chess related, please now use

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 ( 

The next 30 events are listed. If you wish to see additional events, click on the Arrow at the bottom of Upcoming Events.


 Upcoming Events

2/1/20162/22/2016RosevilleMonth-Long Chess Tournament
2/13/20162/13/2016RochesterMCA Championship
2/13/20162/13/2016RochesterMCA Championship
2/20/20162/20/2016RosevilleChess Tournament
2/21/20162/21/2016LansingChess Tournament
2/21/20162/21/2016RosevilleChess Tournament
2/21/20162/21/2016TroyChess Tournament
2/23/20162/23/2016FlintChess Tournament
2/27/20162/27/2016Traverse CityChess Tournament
3/7/20163/28/2016RosevilleChess Tournament
3/12/20163/13/2016KalamazooMCA Championship
3/13/20163/13/2016LansingChess Tournament
3/15/20163/15/2016FlintChess Tournament
3/20/20163/20/2016TroyChess Tournament
3/26/20163/26/2016LansingMCA Championship
4/9/20164/9/2016DetroitChess Tournament
4/16/20164/16/2016Sterling HeightsChess Tournament
7/10/20167/17/2016Windsor, ONChess Tournament
8/7/20168/11/2016Windsor, ONChess Tournament
9/2/20169/5/2016LivoniaMCA Championship
1/14/20171/15/2017LansingMCA Championship



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​2015 Michigan Open - Michigan Champion
Andrew Hubbard
Michigan Chess Association