CalChess Membership Submission

We are delighted that you are interested in becoming a member of the Northen California Chess Association (CalChess),
the official State Affiliate of the U.S. Chess Federation.

By supporting us, you receive these benefits:
  • Membership in the official USCF state affiliate for Northern California

  • Discounts at many Northern California chess tournaments.
    (Play in several tournaments and membership pays for itself.)

  • Support Northern California youth representation at National Tournaments.

  • Support the continuation of the California Chess Journal (digital edition)
    (to be e-mailed to all members)


CalChess Membership is only $5.00 a year per individual, and you may:

  Pay by PayPal / Credit Card
Membership Type

* Address and e-mail information
  will be collected
  at the Paypal site.
Official PayPal Seal

  Pay by Check
1) Print and fill-out this form:

        click here -> Membership Form

2) and mail it along with a check payable to "CalChess" to:

      CalChess Membership
      2046 Vivian Ct.
      Tracy, CA 95377-5395

* Please make sure you print your e-mail address neatly,
so we can e-mail you the California Chess Journal digital magazine!


1. I don't have a Paypal account, can I pay with a Credit Card?
Yes! After you have filled in your name/ID here and clicked on the "Buy Now" button, it will take you to the Paypal site. Then select the "Pay as guest now" selection instead of the "Have a PayPal account", and fill-in the name/address information. The name/address information is the billing address information. Then Press the Continue button, and select "Credit or Debit Card" and the enter that information into their secure website.

2. Do I have to be a current USCF member?
No! We just track that information for use to correlate USCF information to ours.