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Q. How do I get information about Chess Life advertising?
A. You can click on the “Advertising” section located on our homepage,

Q. How do I place an ad in Chess Life and on your website?
A. For TLA display ads and Tournament Life Announcements (TLAs) in Chess Life (CL) and/or Chess Life for Kids (CL4K) contact Joan DuBois at 931-787-1234 x 123, or email at [email protected] If you want to place an ad in Chess Life and/or Chess Life for Kids that is not for a US Chess rated tournament, contact CL Editor Daniel Lucas at
[email protected] or CL4K Editor Glenn Petersen at [email protected]

Q. Is Chess Life audited or verified for circulation?
A. Chess Life is member-mailed. A Post Master statement is available on request.

Q: How can I get a free sample copy of Chess Life?
A: Call our 1-800-903-8723 number or E-mail your request to [email protected] or write to US Chess, PO Box 3967, Crossville, TN 38557. FAX your request to: 1-931-787-1200.

Q: What is US Chess?


US Chess Mission The US Chess Federation (US Chess) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering people through chess one move at a time.

US Chess Vision Our vision is to enrich the lives of all persons and communities through increasing the play, study, and appreciation of the game of chess.

US Chess Core Values

·         -Education Chess is an educational tool aiding in the learning of planning, cause and effect relationships, pattern recognition, and research, all key skills for success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).

·         -Customer Service We strive to be responsive, adaptive and pro-active in providing services to our customers, including all necessary follow through to resolve issues.

·         -Excellence We recognize the value of excellence both in chess as an activity and the services we provide to our customers.

·         -Communication We will continually inform and be responsive to our members and customers.

·         -Integrity We respect and maintain good relationships with our customers and stakeholders as well as the game of chess itself.

·         -Accessibility Chess can and should be enjoyed by individuals regardless of social or economic status or physical or developmental capability.

·         -Love of the Game Chess is a historic and iconic game, and we celebrate its history, growth and evolution in our activities and services.

-Outreach We work to extend the knowledge and appreciation of chess.

 US Chess Goals

 -Expand the knowledge, enjoyment and playing of chess to under-represented segments of society (geography, gender, economic status).

 -Educate children, parents, teachers and school administrators on the benefits of chess as a part of a school curriculum and as an extra-curricular activity.

 -‘Grow the game’ by expanding the membership base and increasing the retention of existing members.

-Improve the overall strength and security of US Chess as an organization, including improving finances, internal systems and operations and governance.