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Corporate Author United States Chess Federation.

Title U.S. Chess Federation's official rules of chess / compiled and sanctioned by the U.S. Chess Federation ; Tim Just, chief editor ; Daniel B. Burg, editor.

Publication Info. New York : Random House Puzzles & Games, [2003]
©2003

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 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Adult Department  794.1 U.S.    DUE 12-20-21
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Edition Fifth edition.
Description xxxvii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series McKay chess library
McKay chess library.
Note "This book supersedes the Official rules of chess, first edition, 1974, second edition, 1978, third edition, 1987, and fourth edition, 1993."
Includes index.
Contents [ch.] 1. USCF section, rules of play -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The chessboard -- 3. The pieces -- 4. Objective and scoring -- 5. The chess clock -- 6. The right to move -- 7. Definition of the move -- 8. The moves of the pieces -- 9. Determination and completion of the move -- 10. The touched piece -- 11. Illegal positions -- 12. Check -- 13. The decisive game -- 14. The drawn game -- 15. The recording of games -- 16. The use of the chess clock -- 17. Scheduling -- 18. The adjournment of the game -- 19. Resumption of the adjourned game -- 20. Conduct of players and spectators -- 21. The tournament director -- 22. Unplayed games -- 23. Organization and membership -- 24. Interpretation of the rules -- [ch.] 2. USCF tournament section -- 25. Introduction -- 26. Variations and exceptions -- 27. The Swiss system tournament -- 28. Swiss system pairings, procedures -- 29. Swiss system pairings, subsequent rounds -- 30. The round robin tournament -- 31. Team chess -- 32. Prizes -- 33. Some notes about prize funds -- 34. Breaking ties -- 35. Rules for disabled and assisted players -- 36. Rules and regulations for computer participants -- [ch.] 3. Chess notation -- 37. Introduction -- 38. Notation systems -- [ch.] 4. Equipment standards -- 39. Introduction -- 40. Chess pieces -- 41. Chessboards -- 42. Chess clocks -- [ch.] 5. Players' rights and responsibilities -- [ch.] 6. USCF code of ethics -- [ch.] 7. Tournament director certification -- [ch.] 8. The USCF rating system -- [ch.] 9. Official USCF correspondence chess rules -- [ch.] 10. Internet chess -- [ch.] 11. Blitz chess -- [ch.] 12. Round robin pairing tables -- [ch.] 13. The Scheveningen system -- [ch.] 14. About the United States Chess Federation -- [ch.] 15. FIDE laws of chess.
Summary Publisher description: 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.
Subject United States Chess Federation.
Chess -- Rules.
Added Author Just, Tim.
Burg, Daniel B.
Added Title Official rules of chess
US Chess Federation's official rules of chess
United States Chess Federation's official rules of chess
Official rules of chess
ISBN 0812935594
Standard No. 9780812935592
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