Links USCF - FIDE Rules for TDs
By Phillip R Smith   
November 16, 2013


USCF versus FIDE Rule Differences


NTD Kenneth Ballou created the following documents highlighting the differences between USCF Rules and FIDE laws for Tournament Chess:

  • Column View Side-by-side listing of "important" differences and "obscure" differences.
  • Differences Summary brief summary of differences between the FIDE Laws of Chess and the USCF Official Rules of Chess [as of 23 May 2012].


NTD Mike Atkins created the following document for USCF TDs planning on organizing or directing FIDE events:

FIDE Arbiter's Manual: