USCF Membership Benefits
By USCF   
May 2, 2014

As a member of the USCF you experience many benefits including:

  • Entree to the world of chess through affiliated clubs, organizations and USCF sanctioned events;.
  • Opportunities to develop chess strengths and establish a nationally recognized rating.
  • Personal recognition (titles, Top Lists, MAP) and accreditation (TD certification, chess coach certification).
  • Connection with chess players around the world via correspondence chess events.
  • Support participation of U.S. players and teams in international competitions.
  • Advocacy through posting views and opinions on the website forum.
  • Improved critical thinking and social skills such as problem solving, decision making and sportsmanship.
  • Access to current and historical chess information, through our website, including electronic versions of back issues of our Chess Life and Chess Life for Kids publications.