A one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,500 ($750 for ages 65 and over). The life member may choose either Regular or Premium benefits (described here).
Help promote American chess by becoming a US Chess Benefactor Member. Benefactor Membership includes Life Membership, a special membership card, recognition on a benefactor page of our US Chess Web Site, and periodically in Chess Life. The cost is $3,000, or $1,500 to existing Life Members. Half the funds collected will go to the US Chess Life Member Assets Fund and half to assist US Chess operations. $1,500 of your benefactor contribution is tax-deductible.