Idaho Chess Association


All ICA Chess Activities are suspended!

Due to the current situation with Covid-19 epidemic, all chess events are postponed in order to support the on-going efforts of health officials.  We meet regularly and will continue to monitor the situation. We will keep you updated when activities and events will resume.  Thank you for your cooperation and support.

Regular Tournaments






Scholastic Tournaments 




  • East Regional Scholastic Tournament, Jan. 23, Pocatello

  • North Regional Scholastic Tournament, Feb. 6, Rathdrum

  • South Central Regional Scholastic Tournament, Feb. 6, Twin Falls

  • West Regional Scholastic Tournament, Feb. 27, Boise

Upcoming Tournaments

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News & Results


What We Do



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Tournament results, chess stories, and other chess news.



 Providing quality tournaments and education to Idaho's young chess players.



 Idaho Chess History Project is an ongoing project to preserve the history of chess in Idaho

Our Vision

The Idaho Chess Association's vision is to enrich the lives of all people and Idaho communities through the game of chess.

Our Mission

The mission of the Idaho Chess Association is to provide organized chess play, coordinate chess activities within the state,

support and develop local chess clubs, encourage player development,

and to enhance appreciation of chess.

Our Values

The Idaho Chess Association values fair play and good sportsmanship, education through sharing and teaching, chess players with diverse abilities and skills, creating a variety of chess activities and opportunities, decisions using sound logic and forethought, and continued growth and learning through chess.

Idaho Chess Association

Idaho Chess Association

1873 E. Bruce

Hayden, Idaho, 83835

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Last updated:  4/20/2020

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Idaho Chess Association is an IRS 501(c)(3) section non-profit charity organization.  All donations are tax-exempt and are used  to fulfill ICA Mission and Visions.

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