The UT Dallas Chess Program
The theme of the City of Richardson State of the City Address was Playing a Different Game! The UT Dallas Chess Team and others were recognized at this event. Dani Raznikov and Zurabi Javakhadze hoist the Svetozar Gligoric Transatlantic Cup after the chess team defeated the University of Belgrade for the
second year in a row. UT Dallas chess robots make their moves at Klyde Warren Park on Opening Day of Klyde Warren Park. Eylon Nakar faces a challenger during an event on UT Dallas  UT Dallas President Richard Benson (center) makes the ceremonial first move during the 2016 Svetozar Gligoric Transatlantic Cup while Grandmaster Gil Popilski looks on. David E. Daniel, Deputy Chancellor of the University of Texas System and former president of UT Dallas, plays chess with a future Comet.  The chess team at UT Dallas is consistently ranked among the top teams
in the world. Team captain GM David Berczes, senior Finance major, plays blindfold chess against UTD students and members of the public during ChessFest.

The University of Texas at Dallas takes chess seriously.

You can see it in the fierce competitiveness of our chess team Movie Download. 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!

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