Join The Maine Chess Association!

The Maine Chess Association promotes and encourages chess activity in Maine. You can support MECA by becoming a member. Your membership will directly benefit chess at all levels in Maine.


Annual Dues are $12.00 for adults and $6.00 for students.

A Maine Chess Association life membership may be purchased for $240.00.

The Maine Chess Association (MECA) is a statewide, incorporated, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that promotes various chess related activities in Maine such as United States Chess Federation rated tournaments, match play between local chess clubs and scholastic events. Donations are welcomed and are tax deductible.

Membership benefits:

  • Members get access to our Chessmaine.org GSuite, including an @chessmaine.org email account, cloud storage, and much more.

  • Discounted entry fees at a variety of MECA events.

  • Exclusive access to members-only events.