Idaho Chess Association


August 9 update:

We continue to meet and discuss possibilities to open OTB (Over-The-Board) opportunities.  As of now, we are continuing to post-pone chess in-person activities through September 31.  However, we are continuing our online tournaments every two weeks on   We will meet again on September 6 to assess the situation for the Fall.  Thank you for your cooperation and support.

Regular Tournaments



  • Summer Classic, August 15,

  • End of Summer, August 29, 

  • Idaho Open, Sept. 12, (USChess Rated!)

  • Eastern Idaho Open, Sept. 26, (USChess Rated!)

  • Hall of Fame, TBA,

  • Norman Friedman Memorial Blitz, Oct. 10, Boise

  • Norman Friedman Memorial Tournament, Oct. 10-11, Boise

  • North Idaho Open, Oct. 24-25, Coeur d'Alene

  • Veteran's Day & Southern Idaho Open, Nov. 7, Twin Falls

  • Western Idaho Open, Dec. 12, Boise




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

  • Scholastic State Championship, March 13, Boise

  • Tournament of Champions, March 14, Boise

  • Girls & Women's State, April 3, Boise

  • Scholastic Team Championship, May 1, Boise

Upcoming Tournaments

Choose a link to register and get more details.

News & Results

Idaho Chess Association
  • Instagram_App_Large_May2016_200
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Google+ Social Icon

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.

© 2017 Idaho Chess Association.