North County Chess Club

Chess Club Bylaws

Article I - Name

Section 1: The name of the club shall be "North County Chess Club".

Article II - Purpose

Section 1: The club exists to provide rated chess playing opportunities in the northern San Diego county area.

Article III - Affiliation

Section 1: The club shall be affiliated with the United States Chess Federation (USCF).

Article IV - Not for Profit

Section 1: The North County Chess Club shall not be operated for profit. No part of its dues, contributions, assets or net income shall benefit any individual. Cash prizes, trophies, or other awards for chess events shall not be considered benefits under this article.

Article V - Membership

Section 1: Club membership is open to all interested USCF members without discrimination, subject to any qualifications (such as dues, entry fees and participation) required by the club officers.

Section 2: All members have the duty and/or privilege:

Article VI - Officers

Section 1: The officers of the club shall be the President, the Treasurer, and the Secretary.

Section 2: The officers shall have the right to censure, suspend or expel a member for conduct unacceptable to the Club. Any permanent action taken against a member requires a majority vote by the officers

Section 3: Duties of the President include:

Section 4: Duties of the Treasurer include:

Section 5: Duties of the Secretary include:

Article VII: Dissolution

Section 1: The North County Chess Club may be dissolved with the unanimous approval of the club officers and a two-thirds majority vote by the club membership.

Section 2: In the event of dissolution the net assets of the club shall be distributed as follows:

Article VIII: Amendments

Section 1: These Bylaws may be ratified or amended at any time by a majority vote of the club officers.