The United States Chess Federation
Chess Life for Kids
Chess Life For Kids
Most popular articles of 2009
New On-Line Viewer Now Available
Attack and Defense in the Colle System
A Few "Must Know" Endings
Defending Against the Colle (and some of his pals)
A Whirlwind of Events at the SUPERNATIONALS
Attacking the Castled King
Opening Notebook: The Basman Attack
A Brief Chess Opening Glossary: Part II
A Brief Chess Opening Glossary: Part 1
The Chess Detective: Forcing a Back Rank Mate
On the Cover: Big Pond, Big Splash from a Little Mermaid
A Brief Chess Opening Glossary Part III: The d-pawn Openings
SPOTLIGHT ON . . .
The Chess Detective: The Bxh7+ Sacrifice
Don’t stick your finger in the hole. You’ll just make it bigger.
FIND THE SECRET WORD!
PIN IT AND WIN IT! (maybe) (sometimes)
2009 Trophies Plus All-America Team
TAKE OUT THE TRASH! MOW THE GRASS!
WIN OR DRAW?
ATTENTION Parents, Teachers and Coaches!
The Chess Detective: Knights Don’t Like the Rim
Win or Draw?
Move the Pieces!
ASK GM LARRY EVANS!
Secrets of the En Passant Capture
What’s the Problem?
Tales of the Arabian Knights: A Kindness
US Chess Printing RFP Instructions
May 2014 Feedback Survey
US Chess Rated events on ICC! Click for
Go to ICC
US Chess Rated events on Chess.com! Click for
Go to Chess.com
Need to know your PIN? You can request to receive it by email at
Reminder: As of July 1st, 2014, FIDE rated events
follow FIDE rules
Thanks to our US Chess Benefactors!
Bonus Threshold to Increase in Rating System June 1, 2015.
K-Factor changes in Rating System.
Interested in being a TD at a US Chess National Event?
US Chess Invitational Requirements
Scholastic National Invitational Event and Award Requirements [and World Youth]
TD Certification Rules
Rulebook changes updated (pdfs)
US Chess National bidding brochure
Reports & Standings pages
for Grand Prix, JGP, MAP, top players by state, etc.
New to Chess?
Chess Life Magazine
Chess Life for Kids
Chess Life Online
Players & Ratings
Upcoming National Events
Past National Events
Clubs & Tournaments
Scholastic / College
About US Chess
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
No web account yet?
© Copyright 2007-2015 United States Chess Federation. All rights reserved.