1.How to Renew Annual Membership
Check your membership expiration date in the Membership List (link).
Pay the annual membership fee via PayPal according to the following instructions.
2.Annual Membership Fee
Adults 5,000 yen
Under 23 years old 3,000 yen
Under 19 years old 2,000 yen
※Annual memberships are valid for one year after the membership expiration date before renewal.
※The age is determined at the time of completion of payment.
Example: If you were born on May 23, 2000, your membership fee is 3,000 yen if you renew and complete payment of the membership fee on May 20, 2023. It is 5,000 yen if you renew and complete payment of the membership fee on May 25, 2023.
3. Membership Benefits
|Benefits of Membership in the Japan Chess Federation|
|Participation in domestic and FIDE tournaments|
|Obtaining domestic and FIDE ratings|
|Obtaining a FIDE ID|
|Subscription to bimonthly Chess Magazine|
|Establishment of an official chess club and organization of official tournaments|
|Qualification for international tournaments|
|Discounts on courses organized by the Federation|
|Access to the Member Portal||new!|
|Participation in the members-only Community||new!|
4.Payment by Paypal
Please make your payment from the URL of the age group that applies to you.
Paypal payment is a 3-step process that takes approximately 3 minutes to complete.
5,000 yen for Annual Membership
3,000 yen for Members under 23 years old
2,000 yen for Members under 19 years old
If you already have a Paypal account
→Please fill in the information you have already registered. Then, follow the instructions to complete the payment.
If you do not have a Paypal account
Click the “Pay with Debit or Credit Card” button.
Enter the e-mail address where you would like to receive the payment e-mail.
Follow the instructions to enter your bank account information or credit card information.
When you receive the payment completion e-mail, your payment is complete!
After the payment is made via Paypal, the annual membership fee will be automatically paid every year from now on. If you wish to stop your membership in the middle of the year, please contact your Paypal page or the Japan Chess Federation to inform us that you wish to stop the renewal.
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