How do I create an account?
  • Go to the ‘my account’ tab on the navbar 
  • Enter your first name, last name, along with the USCF ID and other details. Don’t have a USCF ID, check FAQ #8
  • Hit Submit, your password is auto-generated and sent to you via email 
  • Check your inbox or spam for confirmation on registration 
I just registered. Where is my activation email?

We would have sent an email to you right after you hit submit. If it’s not in your inbox, kindly check your spam or junk folder.

How do I sign up for an upcoming event?

Click on the ‘events’ tab on the navbar, here you will see all the upcoming tournaments, pick the tournament for your liking and proceed to checkout.
You can also see these tournaments in the upcoming events section on the dashboard once you log into your account.

How do I report someone?

You can write to us at

What happens when someone is caught cheating?

We have developed our platform to prevent cheating; however, if you still notice that a particular player is cheating, you can write to us at

How do I close my account?

We hate to see you go! But if you decided to delete your account, you can write to us at; your subject line should be ‘Delete account username & email.’

Can I change my username?

Unfortunately, now, the username is your first name linked to your USCF ID, so it stays the same for the period you play on NMC.

What is a USCF ID? Why do I need to purchase? What is a USCF ID? Why do I need to purchase?

If you are serious about playing chess in the US, you will need a US Chess Federation ID. The primary benefit of the membership is that you can get a player rating in the official national rating system based on your games in the rated tournaments. Once you are approved, you will be able to join the official Live tournaments held on! You can find the tournaments by going to

The USCF membership needs to be renewed annually (or every other year if you enroll/renew for two years).

I haven’t received my USCF ID - who do I contact for it?

You would have to wait 24-48 hours to receive a USCF ID. Kindly wait for this long before you write to us at with the purchase date and the email you used for registration.

I’m not in the United States - do I still need a USCF ID?

Yes, because we feature only official USCF-rated Live tournaments and our system matches you with other players within the tournament based on your player rating associated with your USCF ID.

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