Our mission

utrgv chess aims to

what is USCF? ( US chess federation )
  • 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.
  • Print editions of Chess Life and/or Chess Life Kids (opt-in fees apply).
  • Helping us grow the game in America and worldwide!