The US Chess Federation’s Official Rules of Chess, 7th Edition by Chief Editor Tim Just has now been published in multiple formats:
Print: Available from US Chess Sales, the exclusive seller, here (note: this link takes you to an external site) for $21.99: US Chess Rulebook Print Edition
eBook: Available from Amazon here (note: this link takes you to an external site) for $14.99: US Chess Rulebook eBook
Free Download: Chapters 1 (Official Rules of Chess), 2 (Official Rules of Chess Tournament Section), and 11 (Blitz Chess) are available for free download here as individual chapters or as a single package: US Chess Rulebook Free Downloadable Chapters
This comprehensive rulebook is the only guide sanctioned and compiled by US Chess. It is designed as a reference for all chess players—but especially tournament chess players—and tournament directors.
This new edition includes:
- All relevant rules and updates enacted by US Chess since the 6th Edition.
- The US Chess Code of Ethics
- Important upgrades to tournament director certification.
Chief Editor Tim Just says, “Players and Tournament Directors alike will love the upgrades in this 7th edition: New graphics; more readable tables; plus all the updates to the rules since the 6th edition. Don’t go to a tournament without it.”
If you notice any errors in any of the book formats, please inform Daniel Lucas at [email protected]