Welcome to the Memphis Chess Club website. We hold weekly meetings on Wednesday from 5:30pm to 8:15pm at Holiday Deli & Ham (Poplar at 585 Erin Drive Memphis, TN 38117).

Autumn Blitz Open on September 21, 2016 is won by Alexander King with a perfect 5-0 score!
Congratulations to Alex and thanks to all who played.

Mike Barton Memorial 6  on September 17, 2016 is won by Graham Horobetz.  Tied for 2nd in tiebreaking order are Alexander King, Devon Puckett, Shimera Paxton, Alain Cierna, and Christopher Hilliard.  Top B is Drain Vera.  Top C is Evan Wu on tiebreaks over Oleksanr Sytnytsky.  Top D is Uddish Sood on tiebreaks over Nitin Baligar, Shirley Kong, Zhidi Tu, and Jonathan Mehrotra.  Top E is Yash Gupta on tiebreaks over Aneesh Achanta.  Congratulations to our winners and thanks to all who played!

End of September Blitz Open is next Wednesday.  Games start at 7pm.  Please, bring chess sets, clocks, and boards.  Thanks!  This is a USCF Blitz rated event.

"Online Thursdays"   We hold online tournaments for members and friends of the MCC every Thursday at 8:00pm. To receive a weekly invite, sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/ZIPnUUnJpjlIzaE22

Check out our other upcoming events: Memphis Fall Invitational: October 01, 2016; National Chess Day!: October 08, 2016, Free Chess Tournament at the Library!:  October 29, 2016,  57th Mid-South Open  November 26-27, 2016, and Free Chess Tournament at the Library!:  December 17, 2016. 

Enjoy Dwight Weaver's blog on "A Fine Game - Reuben Fine vs Bradford Jefferson-1934".  See Dwight's wonderful new edition of Chess Advocate!

Game of the Day is back!  The following game is from Training Match in 1981.  See games from recent events.

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