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USCF Links To Rules, Regulations and Policy Documents. 


by Micah Smith on Sat Jan 31, 2015 

Here is an updated list of all the rules documents:

Basic Rules:
http://www.uschess.org/content/blogsection/19/28/ and http://www.uschess.org/content/view/7324/368/

Ratable Time Controls:
http://www.uschess.org/docs/gov/reports ... ntrols.pdf

Clock Rules:
http://archive.uschess.org/tds/clockrules.php (which needs updating)

Blitz Rules:
http://www.uschess.org/docs/gov/reports ... hanges.pdf (which needs updating to include the changes for 2015)

Match Rules:
http://main.uschess.org/docs/gov/report ... atches.php (which needs updating to include that matches can be blitz rated due to the new blitz rating system)

Electronic Scoresheet rules
http://www.uschess.org/docs/gov/reports ... elines.pdf

Junior Tournament Player (JTP) rules:
https://secure2.uschess.org/TD_Affil/jtp.php (this document should clarify if you can run a primary JTP event in the summer with students who just finished 3rd grade)

House Player Rules:
https://secure2.uschess.org/TD_Affil/houseplayer.php (which needs updating since it says the current edition of the rulebook is the 5th edition)

Scholastic Regulations:
http://www.uschess.org/images/stories/s ... egulations

Correspondence Rules:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/7521/393/

TD Certification Rules:
http://www.uschess.org/docs/forms/TDCer ... nRules.pdf (which needs updating to include the changes for 2015)

Rulebook Updates:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/7752/28/ (which needs updating to include the erratas found here http://uschess.org/forums/viewtopic.php ... 28#p288828)

USCF-FIDE Rule Differences:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/12723/ (which needs updating to include the changes for 2015)

FIDE Rules links:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/11747/668/

USCF's Change of Federation Policy:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/12426/733/

Bylaws:
http://www.uschess.org/docs/gov/reports ... Bylaws.pdf

Invitational Rules:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/11958/689/

Scholastic Invitational Rules:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/7865/131/

Denker Rules:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/7867/131/

Barber Rules:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/11560/131/

National Girls Invitational Rules:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/12176/131/

Grand Prix Rules:
http://www.uschess.org/go/tlainfo (this needs updating. The February 2015 link states quick chess is G/5-G/29 and that regular and quick ratings are still on chess life mailing labels)

Junior Grand Prix (JGP) Rules:
http://www.uschess.org/datapage/JGP-Rules.php

National Event Bidding Procedures:
http://www.uschess.org/docs/forms/How%2 ... Events.pdf

Code of ethics:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/7538/35/

Duties and Responsibilities of USCF State Affiliates:
http://www.uschess.org/content/view/10445/35/