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​​​​​​​Michigan Chess Association

Congratulations to GM Ben Finegold, who was inducted into the Michigan Chess Hall of Fame during the 2015 Michigan Master/Expert & Class Championships.​ The video of the ceremony is now posted on the MCA Facebook page.


​​USCF has put Coverage of the 2013 Michigan Correspondence Championship, which recently completed, on their Chess Life Online.

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

University of Michigan Pierpont Commons4/3/2015 6:00 PM6/3/2015 10:30 PMChess Tournament
Warren4/6/2015 6:15 PM4/27/2015 9:15 PMChess Tournament
Flint4/21/2015 6:00 PM4/21/2015 9:30 PMChess Tournament
Canton4/26/2015 1:00 PM4/26/2015 5:00 PMChess Tournament
University of Michigan Pierpont Commons5/1/2015 6:00 PM5/1/2015 10:30 PMChess Tournament
BATTLE CREEK, MI5/1/2015 7:00 PM5/3/2015 6:00 PMAnnual Great Lakes Open
WARREN, MI5/2/2015 12:00 PM5/2/2015 5:00 PMUnrated Beginners' Tournament
WARREN, MI5/4/2015 6:15 PM5/25/2015 9:15 PMMonth-Long Chess Tournament
Traverse City5/16/2015 9:30 AM5/16/2015 8:00 PMChess Tournament
Lansing5/17/2015 10:00 AM5/17/2015 7:30 PMChess Tournament
Canton5/17/2015 1:00 PM5/17/2015 5:00 PMChess Tournament
Flint5/19/2015 6:00 PM5/19/2015 9:30 PMChess Tournament
Lansing5/23/2015 12:00 AM5/24/2015 11:59 PMMCA Championship
University of Michigan Pierpont Commons6/5/2015 6:00 PM6/5/2015 10:30 PMChess Tournament
WARREN, MI6/6/2015 11:30 AM6/6/2015 6:20 PMChess Tournament
Hazel Park6/6/2015 12:00 PM6/6/2015 4:00 PMChess Tournament
Lansing6/14/2015 10:00 AM6/14/2015 7:30 PMChess Tournament
Flint6/16/2015 6:00 PM6/16/2015 9:30 PMChess Tournament
WARREN6/20/2015 12:00 PM6/20/2015 5:15 PMUnrated Chess Tournament
WARREN, MI  480926/27/2015 12:00 PM6/28/2015 5:00 PMChess Tournament
Lansing7/12/2015 10:00 AM7/12/2015 7:30 PMChess Tournament



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​2013 & 2014 Michigan Open Champion
Seth Homa

Michigan Chess Association