Texas Grade Championships North and South

Both events are 13 separate tournaments, one per grade, kindergarten through 12th Grade. Players must play in their grades. North is in Houston. South is in Corpus Christi.
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Serving Texas Chess Players Since 1935

The US Chess Federation’s Texas Affiliate has sponsored tournaments for over 80 years and has named a state champion since 1946.  The association’s magazine, Texas Knights, has been recognized as one of the best in the country.

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Statewide Tournaments

Major Texas tournaments (State Championship, Scholastic Championship, Action Championship, Southwest Open, Texas Open, etc) are TCA sanctioned events.

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Texas Knights

Issues of Texas Knights magazine are online now. Play through games and tactics from the magazine or download PGN files.

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Serving Texas Chess Players Since 1935

TCA is Seeking USCF Delegates

TCA is selecting new USCF delegates. If you meet the criteria below and would like to be appointed, please email TCA president Eduardo Rios. Delegates must be over the age of 18, must have a valid USCF and TCA membership, must be a Texas resident, and must commit to attending the USCF business meeting during the US Open. (held in Madison, Wis . . .

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Texas Grade Championships (North)

November 3-5, Houston
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Texas Grade Championships (South)

Nov 11-12, Corpus Christi
Tournament Website

2018 Texas State Scholastic Championships (North)

March 9-11, 2018 in Houston
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2018 Texas State Scholastic Championships (South)

March 2-4, 2018 in Edinburg
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The Texas Chess Association is the Official State Affiliate of the US Chess Federation.

The Texas Chess Association is a state affiliate of the US Chess Federation.

The Texas Chess Association

The Texas Chess Association has served Texas chess players for over 80 years with tournaments, publications, chess club development, and as the designated Texas affiliate of the United States Chess Federation. Major Texas tournaments (State Championship, Scholastic Championship, Southwest Open, Texas Open, etc) are TCA sanctioned events. TCA members receive Texas Knights, widely considered one of the best chess magazines in the nation.