US Chess Federation New Membership / Renewal

  • Youth (age 18 and under) 1 year membership: $20.00

  • Young Adult (age 19 - 24) 1 year membership: $27.00

  • Senior (age 65 and over) 1 year membership: $40.00

  • Adult (age 25 - 64) 1 year membership: $45.00

$20.00 - $45.00


Join US Chess!

Barbosa Elite School of Chess is a US Chess Federation affiliate (A6055535).


Membership benefits:

  • 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.

All memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.