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Federations & Organizations

Southern California Chess Federation

The Southern California Chess Federation (SCCF) is the affiliate organization recognized by the United States Chess Federation (USCF), for the Southern California area.

United States Chess Federation

The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is the official, not-for-profit US membership organization for chess players and chess supporters of all ages and strengths, from beginners to Grandmasters.


The World Chess Federation (Federation Internationale des Echecs, known as FIDE from its French acronym) is the international body, responsible for the organization of chess and its championships at global and continental levels.

Chess Clubs in Southern California

Alondra Park Chess Club

The Alondra Park Chess Club meets every Tuesday from 6:30 to 9:00 at 3850 W Manhattan Beach Blvd in Lawndale, CA.

Beverly Hills Chess Club

Serving Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, and the surrounding areas. Open Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sat, and Sun.

La Palma Chess Club

Fridays at 6pm. Central Park, 7821 Walker St.

Los Angeles Chess Club

Tuesdays and Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 10:30pm, Sundays at 12pm. 11514 Santa Monica Blvd and Butler (2nd floor), Los Angeles, CA, 90025.

Metropolitan Chess

Metropolitan Chess, Inc. is a chess corporation in the greater Los Angeles area running regular GM/IM norm tournaments.

Pasadena Chess Club

Fridays at 6:45pm. 3230 East Del Mar, Pasadena, CA, 91107.

San Diego Chess Club

The San Diego Chess Club is located on 2225 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, California (Sixth & Ivy) in scenic & historic Balboa Park.

Other Chess Resources is dedicated to becoming the premier online community for chess players around the world. aims to provide a safe and enjoyable environment where chess players of all skill levels can learn, contribute, play, build, chat, and share.


The official website of the Fritz and Chessbase software, the site also includes the latest chess news and access to the servers.


Chesscafe offers articles, reviews, analysis and more by its many columnists and contributors. New articles are usually added at least twice a week. is one of the largest chess video libraries in the world, releasing a new video every day, Monday thru Friday.


If you play USCF-rated chess tournaments, PlyCount will help you find ratings, results and other useful information about players and tournaments.