BECOME A USCF MEMBER
New York Chess Academy is affiliated with the United States Chess Federation (Affiliate ID: A6051951)
When you become a member of US Chess, you join a supportive community of chess players and fans of all ages and abilities. You’ll have opportunities to participate in official US Chess rated-events and tournaments, hone your skills, and engage with other players who love the game.
Earning a rating in the Official National Rating System for over the board tournaments
Receiving monthly copies of Chess Life magazine or bi-monthly Chess Life For Kids magazine (online and print options available)
Getting rated in our new Online Quick and Blitz US Chess-rated tournaments
Voting in US Chess Elections and having your say in the future of chess in America
Participating in the vibrant online community at uschess.org
Please note that all memberships are non-refundable and non-transferrable
Become a USCF Member
Your USCF membership is not limited to NYCA. You can use is to any other USCF-rated events across the United States.
Here are some useful links:
Look up for upcoming USCF-rated online or in-person tournaments in your area - https://new.uschess.org/upcoming-tournaments
* UPDATE: USCF physical membership cards were discontinued. All membership features are available on a player’s public MSA profile page.