Kansas Scholastic Chess Association

2020 KSCA State Tournament Info

Check back here for updated information as it becomes available!!

KSCA is closely monitoring the Coronavirus situation.   We are working on extra preventive measures during the tournament.  As decisions are made, they will be posted here and on social media.  We will follow KSHSAA and CDC guidelines.

Contact Information

Chief TD Brian Yang       
State Host Lori Greenfield
KSCA President Buddy Derfelt
KSCA Executive Director Kyle Camarda
Equipment Coordinator & KSCA VP Lori Greenfield

Coach/Parent Info

Official State Tournament Flyer

KSCA Friday Blitz Tournament Flyer
Help needed:  Volunteer Sign-up!!!!

Coaches State Tournament Letter

Hotel Special KSCA Rates 

KSCA Coaches Meeting Agenda  (will be posted later)

Board and Clock Assignments (will be posted later)

KSCA March 2020 Treasurer's Report (coming in Feb.)

KSCA March 2019 Coaches Meeting Minutes (coming soon)

KSCA Meeting Agenda 

Meeting Place - Greek Room - 2nd floor

Send Agenda items to Buddy Derfelt or Lori Greenfield by March 10th

KSCA Coaches Meeting Agenda

Chess Board Placements

Boards and Clocks are needed for the State Tournament.

Please email Lori Greenfield, lgreenfi@usd497.org, the number of boards & chess sets that your team is willing to bring and set up.

Board assignments will be posted and email out as soon as the need is fulfilled.

Thank you for everyone willing to help!!!!

Team Lists (for corrections only)

Posted by Monday, March 9--Corrections need to be made by Wednesday, March 11!!!!  These are prelimary lists only!!!  Final lists will be posted on Thursday March 12!!  Please also double check the NP list as there are several students that registered, but appear to not meet the qualifications.  All corrections need to be sent to Brian Yang by Wednesday!!!  Thank you!!!

List by Teams     K-3   K-5   K-8   K-12   NP

Aphabetical List     K-3   K-5   K-8   K-12  

Final Entries

Final posting will be by team on Friday, March 13, as a courtesy. It is not for changes!!

Team Sheets (posted after corrections below). Use these for registration.

Team Rosters Sheets      K-3   K-5   K-8   K-12

Full List by Individuals   K-3   K-5   K-8   K-12

Team Rooms

Further information and Maps

All rooms are located on the 2nd floor


Team Purchased
Payment to secure Room
Flint Hills
RMS - Robinson Middle

BTME - Bostic Traditional Magnet Elementary

LEHS - Leavenworth High 

Pi Delta Kappa
CHHS - Chanute High

Xi Phi
ERIE / GAEL - Erie High and Galesburg Elementary 

LAFS, LAWM, SSHE, SUNE - Lawrence Free State

Black & Gold
HLHS - Hillsboro High

EKSC $125 JSEL - Jay Shiedler Elementary 23’x18′
Roe R. Cross $125 WRMS / WRHS - Washburn Rural Middle and High 27’x15′

2020 Kansas Open Info
KSCA players may play in the 2020 Kansas Open this summer for free. See www.kansaschess.org

Below is a list of the qualifications

  1. Play in the KSCA state tournament
  2. Free entry is only for scholastic rate, may choose to play at the adult rate
  3. Must pre-register for the event.
  4. Have a current USCF membership, may purchase at tournament. (Cheaper online) See USCF Membership
  5. Must have a current KCA membership, may purchase at tournament (recommended)
  6. Free Entry not eligible for side events, may still play in those events