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Welcome to Golden Isles Scholastic Chess !

Golden Isles Scholastic Chess Association (GISCA) is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting scholastic chess in the Golden Isles and is an affiliate of the United States Chess Federation.

GISCA sponsors a Grand Prix Championship Series consisting of four tournaments each school year. Top Teams from the Grand Prix Series qualify to participate the Georgia State Team Championship and trophies are awarded to the top players from each division.

Thank-you to the 105 players as well as their parents, coaches, and the GISCA volunteers for an oustanding chess tournament on Saturday, March 12, 2016!


Thank-you to Glynn Middle School for hosting Golden Isles Scholastic Chess Association Tournaments!



Mr. Matthew Blackstone, Principal, very graciously made Glynn Middle School available for GISCA tournaments during the 2015-2016 Grand Prix season.


GISCA is very appreciative of Mr. Blackstone's support of scholastic chess which resulted in an outstanding tournament season.

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Congratulations to our
GISCA Tournament 4 Award Winners!

Important Dates


Georgia Tech Championship
on Saturday, March 25, 2016
at the Georgia Tech Student Center
in Atlanta, GA

2016 National High School
(K-12) Championship
on April 1-3, 2016
at Hyatt Regency Atlanta
in Atlanta, GA