Questions about the United States Chess Federation. The non-profit governing organization for US over-the-board chess.

The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is the governing organization for US over-the-board chess. The USCF is a non-profit organization that maintains the national rating system for chess players. It also runs (or sanctions) national championships every year; more information about these events is available on their website.

Use the USCF tag for questions about this national organization, national events sanctioned by it, or rules specific to the USCF - especially those where USCF rules might differ from FIDE rules.

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