2024 SoCal SuperStates Scholastic State Chess Championship

Southern California State Qualifier for National Invitational Championship

March 16-17, 2024 (Sat. & Sun.)

Event details are on the Registration pages (Click on "Register Now" buttons)
Scroll down to see information about hotel / schedule / awards (Plenty of awards!!)
Scroll down to see information about National Invitationals & Scholarship 
(Main Hotel rooms are sold out, Please book the alternative hotel rooms.)
Questions? Email To: SuperStates@icea1.org


March 16-17, 2024 (Sat. & Sun.)

  • Championship K-12
  • Championship K-8
  • Championship K-5
  • Championship K-3

Blitz Championship

March 16, 2024 (Sat.)

  • Blitz Championship

Championship K-1
+ Junior Varsity

March 16-17, 2024 (Sat. & Sun.)

  • Championship K-1
  • K-12 Under 1600
  • K-8 Under 1400
  • K-6 Under 1000
  • K-6 Under 700
  • K-3 Under 700


  1. All events (except Bughouse) are USCF-rated, not FIDE-rated.
  2. Chess sets will be provided for all events.
  3. Please remember to bring your own chess clock.

1-Day Young Rookies

March 16, 2024 (Sat.)

  • K-2 U200 (Sat.)

March 17, 2024 (Sun.)

  • K-4 U400 (Sun.)


March 15, 2024 (Friday)

  • Bughouse Championship

Valencia Hyatt
(Venue & Main Hotel)

24500 Town Center Dr. Valencia, CA 91355


Day Event Parking is Free.

Overnight Parking is $10 + tax per night.

Best Western Valencia/Six Flags Inn & Suites (Alternative)

27513 Wayne Mills Place, Valencia, California 91355

Free Parking & WIFI

Breakfast is included



National Invitationals - How to earn the opportunity to represent SoCal

The following finishers who are residents of Southern California will be invited to represent Southern California at the respective invitational events at the 2024 US Open:


  • Top 9th-12th Grade Finisher in the K-12th Championship - Denker Tournament of State High School Champions
  • Top Female Finisher in the Championship K-12 - Haring Tournament of State Girl Champions
  • Top 6-8th Grade Finisher in the Championship K-8 - Barber Tournament of State Middle School Champions
  • Top K-5th Grade Finisher in the Championshiop K-5 - Rockefeller Tournament of State Elementary School Champions

For top 9th-12th Grade & top female finisher in the K-12 Championship, Chess Prodigies will award two $4,000 scholarships from the 1000GM College Scholarship Fund (for a total of $8,000) to the college of choice. Additionally, Chess Prodigies will gift a $400 travel stipend for each of the all scholastic state representatives upon completion of all rounds of their respective National Invitationals.


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