Membership in the Missouri Chess Association entitles members to play in Missouri state championship tournaments and other events and to support Missouri chess in general.
Membership Type Benefits Cost (1-year)
All ages Online access to the MO Chess Bulletin
Access to MCA sponsored tournaments $5.00
1 Adult & up to 4 children under 25. Online access to the MO Chess Bulletin
Access to MCA sponsored tournaments $10.00
To join the MCA, send the membership fee to the MCA membership chair. Include your name, address and type of membership, or for your convenience, you can print and mail a membership form. This form may also be used by tournament organizers; both MCA and USCF dues are listed on this form. Make checks payable to the Missouri Chess Association.
Here is a sample of the Missouri Chess Bulletin’s content:
The Fall 2004 issue included these articles:
Book review by Loal Davis: “Bobby Fischer Goes to War” by David Edmonds and John Eidenow.
Internet Scholastic Chess Championship.
Tournament report: 2004 Missouri Open, by Selden Trimble. (Article includes five games annotated by Jim Ellis, Loal Davis and Tony Rich.)
The 2004 FIDE World Chess Championship, by Loal Davis.
MCA election commissioner report, by Jim Davies.
Book review by Tony Rich: “The Eight”, by Katherine Neville.
“What do you call a Watchamacallit”, by Charles Manley (whimsical chess poem).
Games (1 annotated game and 26 unannotated ones from recent Missouri events).
Letter to the editor from Tom Braunlich highlighting a study on criticisms of scholastic chess.