Managed by a diverse Board of Directors, the Hawaii Chess Federation (HCF) is a 501(C)3 Non-Profit and the state affiliate of the United States Chess Federation, the governing body of chess in the United States.

Hawaii Chess Federation

The main purposes of the Federation are:

  • to enable its members to play the game of chess through sponsorship of tournaments, matches, and other chess events;
  • to operate for educational and training purposes with particular emphasis toward the intellectual and competitive development of adults and children;
  • to advocate and teach chess as an intellectual path that trains and enhances thinking skills;
  • and to conduct an outreach program into community organizations and schools to develop chess programs.

See the full Hawaii Chess Federation constitution posted here.  For more info about the Federation’s activities or to get involved with Hawaii chess, please contact the Board of Directors.