Clubs & National Ranking:
The United States Chess Federation (USCF)
USCF is the governing body for chess competition in the United States and represents the U.S. in the World Chess Federation (FIDE). USCF administers the official national rating system, awards national titles, sanctions over twenty national championships annually, and publishes two magazines: Chess Life and Chess Life for Kids. USCF Youth Membership (Age 15 & under): $22.00/year.
The Dallas Chess Club (DCC)
200 S Cottonwood Drive #C
Richardson, TX 75080-5706
Office Phone: 972-231-2065 (phone available when club is open for tournaments)
214-632-9000 (Cell Phone)
Junior membership (under age 19): $100/year.
Craigslist - Dallas
North Texas Chess Academy
Carrollton, TX 75007
3730 N. Josey Ln. #124
Chess Scholarships in Texas:
University of Texas - Dallas
Housing Scholarship - this is a four-year scholarship and is valued at $7,500.
University of Texas-Brownsville
San Marcos Optimist International Scholarship - $1,000 scholarship.
Del Mar College
President's Award - one semester scholarship for a boy or girl entering 6th through 8th grade for the 2002-2003 school year. Value $2,500.
St. Mary's University, San Antonio
Has recognized a revived, national enthusiasm for chess with the establishment of two, $5,000-per-year scholarships for students who play the game competitively.
Incarnate Word Academy, Corpus Christi
President's Chess Scholarship - a two-year scholarship to include tuition, books, and fees with a value of over $4,000 for a student within the local five-county area.
Southwest Texas State University
President's Chess Scholarship - UTB will offer two four-year scholarships to top students in South Texas. These scholarships will include tuition, books, and fees with a value of over $10,000 each.
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Academic Excellence Scholarship - waiver of all tuition and mandatory fees plus $1000 per year toward housing for each of 4 years. Scholarship will be upgraded if student has an excellent academic record. Approximate value $18,000+. More information at http://www.utdallas.edu/orgs/chess