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:

Memorial Day Classic:
TLA | Online Entry & Advance Entries

Pacific Southwest Open:
TLA | Online Entry & Advance Entries | Standings & Pairings

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

San Diego Open: TLA | Online Entry & Advance Entries

Senior/Junior Open: TLA | Online Entry & Advance Entries

SCCF BOARD MEMBER ELECTION

SCCF members are invited to vote by eBallot here. All ballots must be received no later than 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 2nd.


Rank & File Editor

The Southern California Chess Federation is seeking an editor for Rank & File. The position is open until filled. Compensation will be $1,000 per issue. Applicants should send a letter of interest and a vita with relevant chess and editing education/experience to garden909@aol.com


SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL PROMOTION

Anyone who renews their adult membership ($18) or youth with magazine ($13) membership between now and June 30, 2018 will receive a second year of membership for free! Click here to join or renew your SCCF membership online.