HRCA In the News

Levy Rozman Announces Scholarship Winners! –, November 9, 2021

HRCA school chess program at Old Donation School selected for a grant from popular chess streamer GothamChess

HRCA Receives Commendation from the Virginia House of Delegates, September 14, 2021

A resolution presented at the HRCA Grand Opening, commending our organization for our service to the community

Old Donation School – State Chess Champions! — Virginia Beach City Public Schools, F.A.C.E. Time Newsletter, Volume 2 Issue 7 April 2021

A school system newsletter with an article highlighting one of our school chess programs that won the state championship

Volunteer opportunity for teens who are ‘game’ for a round of chess — WAVY10, October 1, 2020

A TV news segment on our Zoom Chess Pals for Seniors program

One Move At A Time August Edition: Christina Schweiss — US Chess, August 11, 2020

An audio podcast interview with the HRCA Executive Director highlighting how we serve the people of Hampton Roads through chess and how that mission has evolved over the years

2020 US Chess Annual Award Recipients — US Chess, May 27, 2020

HRCA Executive Director Christina Schweiss receives the US Chess 2020 Scholastic Service Award (article)

Chess move: Local chess association transitions online amid COVID-19  — WTKR3, April 2, 2020

A TV news feature story (with article and video) on HRCA and how all operations were quickly transitioned online at the start of the lockdown, including the Seven Cities School Chess Championship

Stay at Home Order — WAVY10, April 1, 2020

A TV news interview with the HRCA Executive Director highlighting how you can get your kids involved in learning chess online during the lockdown

‘Rook’ no further: Virginia Beach is home to one of nation’s top chess clubs — WTRK3, June 10, 2019

A TV news feature story (with article and video) highlighting HRCA’s core community youth competition club, Hampton Roads Scholastic Chess Club

The Winners Are In: US Chess Annual Awards — US Chess, June 7, 2017

HRCA / HRSCC named US Chess Club of the Year (article)