Chess Program

Office of the Executive Vice President

UT Dallas chess program director Jim Stallings (third from right) receives the Texas Collegiate Super Finals trophy from Rebecca Gadson, UT Rio Grande Valley dean of students. UT Dallas team members include (from left) Denis Kadric, Anton Kovalyov, Eylon Nakar, coach Rade Milovanovic, Angel Arribas and Gil Popilski.Registration is now open for <a href="/chess/summer-camps/">summer chess camp</a>.<img src="/chess/files/3.jpg" alt=
Welcome to 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. 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!

Special Events

ChessFest Awards Ceremony

ChessFest Awards Ceremony
Feb. 27, 2018
UT Dallas
RSVP: [email protected]

Blindfold Chess

Blindfold Chess
Feb. 28, 2018
Noon – 2p.m.
McDermott Library


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