Rank & File
SCCF's Chess Magazine

Rank & File

ISSN 8750-9164 USPS 738-320 is published quarterly by SCCF via its publisher at 2407 Victoria Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410. 2nd Class mail is paid at San Bernardino. PLEASE DO NOT MAIL ANY MATERIAL TO THIS ADDRESS.

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Editor in Chief Karina Carrillo, email here

Advertising Rates

Type of Space Cost Per Issue
Back Cover/Front Page $800
Full Page $650
2/3 Page $450
Half Page $375
1/3 Page $275
Quarter Page $200
1/6 Page $160
1/8 Page $120
1/12 Page $80
One Inch $50
Flyer insert
(Advertiser must supply flyers)

Send copy to the Editor together with check payable to SCCF. All rates are for camera-ready copy. Fifty percent discount for tournaments requiring SCCF membership. SCCF reserves the right to reject any advertising.

Copy/Advertising Deadlines

Email the editor for further information.

Photograph Policy

Color only. Indicate players, event, date, and background information. Mention photographer. Preferred is a digital photograph, with 300 dpi minimum resolution minimum at publication size. Can be delivered via email with attached file (.JPEG or .JPG preferred) or with URL of a web page for download.

Game submissions

Email game(s) to Editor. Preferred file formats are PGN, .CBH or .CBV. Annotations in the game are encouraged. If you like, indicate positions where you would prefer a diagram.

Tournament results

Results reports are highly encouraged; please include games as described above. Email a brief summary of the event, number of players, winners and highlights to the Editor via email.


Preferred format: Text email or email with attached text file, .RTF, or Microsoft Word documents. Submit by email (preferred), CD sent by U.S. mail or typed pages sent by U.S. mail.


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Change of Address

Send change of address to Membership Coordinator, Randy Hough, care of 1826 Garvey Ave #5, Alhambra, CA 91803, or email here.


Rank & File is Copyright © SCCF, 2024. One-time only publication rights have been obtained from signed contributors. All other rights are hereby assigned to the authors. The opinions expressed are strictly those of the contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SCCF, its officers, or members.