The blunders are all there on the board, waiting to be made...

Join Us
Updates
ANNOUNCING: Alabama Online Grand Prix Championships

ANNOUNCING: The board of the Alabama Chess Federation has scheduled a series of 6 tournaments and one invitational championship event in connection to the Alabama Chess Grand Prix. There will be one tournament Grand Prix tournament a month from Janua

Continue Reading
Updated January 10, 2021
Hall of Fame Coming to Alabama September 2021

Announced during 2020, the ACF has decided to create our very own Alabama Chess Hall of Fame! Our committee is working diligently to select the first inductees and we will release the first class at the annual meeting during the State Championship in

Continue Reading
Updated November 6, 2020
Chess Coach Section Coming Soon!

This is simply a place holder for this section. Soon we will release the details on either finding or becoming a chess coach here! Jonathan Rasberry | ACF President

Continue Reading
Updated September 20, 2020
Alabama State Championship Announced for Labor Day Weekend

The Alabama Chess Federation has announced that the Alabama State Chess Championships will be held this year on Labor Day weekend, September 5-6. This will be an online event held on chess.com. There will be a premier (USCF standard rating 1800+

Continue Reading
Updated August 25, 2020
OTB Chess Returns in July – What you Need to Know

With guarded optimism, the Alabama Chess Federation is now announcing that over-the-board (OTB) chess will return to Alabama in Montomery on July 11. The Evangel Chess Club will host the Alabama Dual-Rated State Chess Championships following CDC soci

Continue Reading
Updated June 13, 2020
Highlights
ANNOUNCING: Alabama Online Grand Prix Championships
January 10, 2021

ANNOUNCING: The board of the Alabama Chess Federation has scheduled a series of 6 tournaments and one invitational championship event in connection to the Alabama Chess Grand Prix. There will be one tournament Grand Prix tournament a month from Janua

Continue Reading
Scholastic Champions, Antics, and Website Developments
June 7, 2020

Our Alabama Representatives to the National Tournaments Constance Wang - 8th Annual WIM Ruth Haring National Tournament of Girls State Champions representative Yury Barnakov - 3rd Annual National Tournament of Senior State Champions Xavier B

Continue Reading
Calendar
View All
UPCOMING EVENTS

Chess Community for Alabama

The Alabama Chess Federation (ACF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and the United States Chess Federation affiliate for the state of Alabama. Our goal is to promote chess all over Alabama for the benefit of all Alabama players. Toward that end, we provide advertising and other assistance for rated tournaments, as well as support for scholastic chess programs around the state. Bylaws and other significant ACF documents are available in our online archive.

Join Us

Our Affiliates