Southern California Chess Federation

The Southern California Chess Federation (SCCF) is the officially recognized affiliate of the United States Chess Federation (USCF) for the southern California area.

The SCCF publishes the bimonthly magazine Rank & File, which offers games, tournament reports, instructional articles, and much other material of local and regional interest. Back issues of Rank & File are here.

Rank & File advertisement rates and submission guidelines are here. For more information, email the Editor.

Recent games in java and pgn format are posted here.

Click here to join or renew your SCCF membership online.

Join upcoming events:

Pacific Southwest Open:
TLA | Online Entry & Advance Entries

Pacific Coast Open:
TLA, Online Entry & Advance Entries

Southern California Open:
TLA | Online Entry & Advance Entries

American Open: TLA | Online Entry & Advance Entries

Dreaming King Open: TLA | Online Entry & Advance Entries


SCCF members are invited to download and submit a completed eBallot as an email attachment. The SCCF member's name must be provided. To vote by eBallot, start here. All ballots must be received no later than 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 3rd.