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The United States Chess Federation by Loren Weiss

The United States Chess Federation by Loren Weiss

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Published by: Loren Weiss on Dec 03, 2012
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The United States Chess Federation by LorenWeiss
United States Chess Federation (USCF)
With more than 80,000 members at all levels of play, theUnited States Chess Federation (USCF) also includesapproximately 2,000 affiliated organizations.
Established in 1939, when the National and American ChessFederations merged, the nonprofit USCF links Americanmembers to chess players globally through its representationof the United States in the World Chess Federation (FIDE).
The USCF also sanctions 25 national championships andthousands of tournaments and supports Americanparticipation in all levels of FIDE championship events.
The Federation: Reaching Out
The USCF promotes the study of chess, both for sheer enjoyment and to improve
society, and endeavors to extend the game’s role in American life.
The Federation fosters the development of professional and amateur players,promotes chess in schools, and supports the growth of a network of local, state,and regional organizations devoted to expanding the participation in chess.
Additionally, the USCF acts as the game’s governing body in the United States,
and as its representative in international chess projects and organizations.
The federation also publishes Chess Life, an award-winning monthly magazine;and Chess Life for Kids, which comes out bi-monthly.

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