Texas Tech University

Our Mission

TTU Chess Team 2018Our Mission


The mission of the Texas Tech Chess Program is to promote chess as a vehicle for enriching education. We aim to recruit outstanding students to the University, promote the University through collegiate competitions, exhibitions, and provide outreach to the community.


  • Encourage chess in schools and the community.
  • Educate Texas Tech University students through a variety of chess-related courses. 
  • Represent Texas Tech University in National and International Competitions.
  • Nurture academic and personal growth, as well as community involvement.