When you support TCA by buying a membership or playing in one of our events you’re supporting chess across the state. TCA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations above the cost of regular membership are fully tax deductible.

Lifetime Patron

  • Selby K Anderson
  • Clarence Callaway Jr
  • Carmen Chairez
  • George W. Church Jr
  • David W Cofer
  • Jack Garcia
  • Austen Green
  • Patrick C. Long
  • Marcus Roberts
  • Harmon Throneberry
  • Louis Thurston

Family Patron

  • Thomas E and Jo Ann Crane
  • Renate and Igor Garcia
  • Franc and Bonnie Guadalupe
  • Danny and Brenda Hardesty
  • James Houghtaling Jr and James Houghtaling III
  • Srinivasa Kotaru


  • Frank Arizpe
  • Charles Fricks
  • Peter Kappler
  • Carlos Lau
  • Mark E. McCue
  • Barbara Swafford

Patron Online

  • Estanislo Anzaldua
  • Edward G. Guetzow
  • Julio Sadorra
  • Luis Salinas
  • James Stallings
  • Rodney Thomas