The UT Dallas Chess Program

The University of Texas at Dallas takes chess seriously.

You can see it in the fierce competitiveness of our chess team Movie Download. The UT Dallas Chess Team has won national and international titles and regularly represents the University in the Pan American Intercollegiate Championship, the National Collegiate Chess League team championship and the Final Four of Chess. The team competes internationally in annual Internet matches with the University of Belgrade, and has traveled to Beijing and to Havana for exhibition matches.

Chess is also a part of recreation and education at the University. The UT Dallas Chess Program offers the open-access chess club and chess in education initiatives, including online instruction for academic credit and summer camps.

If you enjoy playing chess and are looking for a university, consider UT Dallas. We would like to hear from you!

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The Politely Ruthless Race for the Top in Collegiate Chess - article in the Spring 2014 issue of UT Dallas Magazine

The Politely Ruthless Race for the Top in Collegiate Chess
UT Dallas Magazine

On April 16 before they attended the Mae Jemison lecture, Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School students met with female members of the UT Dallas Chess Team.

April 16, before they attended the Mae Jemison lecture, Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School students met with female members of our Chess Team.
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International Field Competes at UT Dallas Spring FIDE Open

International Field Competes at UT Dallas Spring FIDE Open

Team members play blindfolded, celebrate chess

Team members play blindfolded, celebrate chess
UTD Mercury

Play live chess on our site

Watch a game live or play a Chess puzzle on our site

2014 Chess Summer Camps

Sign up for 2014 Chess Summer Camps
June 9 - 13
June 16 - 20
July 14 - 18
July 21 - 25
Download the brochure PDF