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.