How do I connect my USCF ID to my account?

US Chess Federation members can use their member ID and PIN to play US Chess rated chess on

Here’s how to connect your USCF account to your account!

  1. Request to join the US Chess club. Click here to go to the club, then click the ‘join’ button. 
  2. After you’ve requested to join, fill out the Authentication Form. The form is linked to on the US Chess club page, or click here to go to the form
  3. The form will ask for your name, your USCF Member ID and your USCF PIN. If you don’t know your PIN, you can request it from USCF here.
  4. Once you have both clicked ‘join’ and filled out and submitted the authentication form, it may be 7-10 days before your request is approved. 

Once you are approved, you will be able to join the official Live tournaments held twice per week on! You can find the tournaments by going to, and clicking on the tournament tab. 

View the full schedule here! 

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