Scholastic Extension of the USCF State Chapter Oklahoma Chess Association.

OSCO tournaments are rated with Chess eXpress Ratings, plus USCF for Premier Sections, with no membership fees.

Kevin Chen Tops The Most Improved Players List 6 Jan 20

Congratulations to Ryan Amburgy for achieving a historic place in the OSCO 2000 Hall of Fame.

Oklahoma's 2019 National Invitational Representatives
Denker High School Invitational: Howard Zhong of Norman
Barber K-8 Invitational: Naren Pullela of Edmond
National Girls Invitational: Viktorija Zilajeva of Moore

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Oklahoma Scholastic Chess Organization is a statewide volunteer organization with the support of Donors and Members, to effectively promote and improve Oklahoma Scholastic Chess for our youth, so that more can experience the benefits of chess

OSCO is all about helping Oklahoma's youth through chess!

  • Promote the formation of new scholastic chess clubs
  • Improve communication between existing scholastic chess clubs, organizers and coaches
  • Support more chess training and other chess events outside chess club meetings
  • Facilitate more chess tournament opportunities for grades K-12
  • Provide a high quality annual Oklahoma State Scholastic Chess Championship Tournaments
  • Scholarships to national invitational chess tournaments to representation Oklahoma
  • Encourage more chess scholarships at Universities and Colleges in Oklahoma
  • Develop the future generations of adult chess players for a lifetime of chess enjoyment and intellectual stimulation.
  • and more... PLEASE contact OSCO with your ideas about how to better promote and improve Oklahoma Scholastic Chess for the benefit of our youth.

Our Mission

The Mission of OSCO is to promote chess in Oklahoma for the educational and social benefit of K-12th grade students.

Our Vision

The Vision of OSCO is to make chess widespread throughout Oklahoma K-12 schools; to organize, administer, and promote high quality, enjoyable and affordable scholastic chess tournaments and instructional events; to inform business, educational, and community leaders of the benefits of scholastic chess; and to support and encourage students who represent Oklahoma in regional and national tournaments.

Organization Profile

OSCO is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization operated by school faculty, involved parents and other volunteers who are interested in helping Oklahoma's young people better succeed in life through the many benefits of chess. Funding for OSCO is from donations, patron memberships and residuals from the annual Oklahoma State Scholastic Championship, Grade Championship and Blitz Championship tournaments. For more about OSCO governance, click HERE.

Contact Information

For more information about how you or your children can become involved with chess, contact OSCO or your local chess club.

(nine-one-eight) 812-1591 cell/text. Please leave a voice message with clearly/slowly stated phone number if not answered.
Postal address
OSCO, 1004 E. 11th St., Edmond, OK 73034