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
-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
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.
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.
work to extend the knowledge and appreciation of chess.
US Chess Goals
the knowledge, enjoyment and playing of chess to under-represented segments
of society (geography, gender, economic status).
children, parents, teachers and school administrators on the benefits of
chess as a part of a school curriculum and as an extra-curricular activity.
the game’ by expanding the membership base and increasing the retention of
the overall strength and security of US Chess as an organization, including
improving finances, internal systems and operations and governance.