The U.S. Chess Federation's Official Rules of Chess is the only official rulebook for chess. Serious players at every level as well as chess club teachers, directors, and tournament sponsors should have it on hand during every match. This new edition features the latest rules, including guidelines for the popular game of speed chess, an updated quick rating system, and the latest conventions of governing tournaments. It also contains explanations of every legal move, a guide to calculating lifetime rankings, guidelines for sponsoring and running a tournament, and a lesson on how to read and write chess notation.
U.S. Chess Federation
About U.S. Chess Federation
The U.S. Chess Federation represents the United States in the World Chess Federation (FIDE), linking U.S. members to chess players around the world. A not-for-profit membership organization devoted to extending the role of chess in American society, the USCF promotes the study and knowledge of the game of chess, for its own sake as an art and enjoyment, but also as a means for the improvement of society.
United States Chess Federation's Official Rules of Chess, Fifth Edition by US Chess Federation