NCS members can start a local chess club to support local players and host official tournaments including FIDE-rated tournaments. It is easy to start up a club: only 2 NCS members are needed to create a local club!
Club registration fee
Minimum 2 NCS members required
Japan Chess Championship qualifying tournament fee
8000yen (one time fee)
This fee will allow your club to host a qualifying tournament for that year’s upcoming National Championship.
Rating calculation fee
200yen/person/month (including FIDE rated tournaments)
- Hosting of NCS and FIDE tournaments
- Getting to know more chess players in the area
- Hosting of qualifying tournament for National Championship
- Discount for Team Chess Championship
- Free equipment rental from NCS