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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.
Play official US Chess rated games, online or in person, for national and local events.
Recognition for your performance across age, gender, and game categories in our Top 100 lists.
Opportunities to improve as a player, chess organizer, coach, or tournament director through webinars and official certifications.
Voting Rights in US Chess Elections; participate in governance and have your say in the future of chess in America.
Digital access to Chess Life and Chess Life Kids, our award-winning magazines.
Please note that all memberships are non-refundable and non-transferrable
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.