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).

End of September Blitz Open is won by Graham Horobetz.  Congratulations to Graham and thanks to all who played!

Blitz Before National Chess Day! is next Wednesday, October 05, 2016.  Games start at 7pm.  Please, bring chess sets, clocks, and boards.  Thanks!  This is a USCF Blitz rated event.

National Chess Day! is Saturday, October 08, 2016.  4ss, G 60, d/5.  Site: Hyatt Place Memphis - Wolfchase Galleria - 7905 Giacosa Place Memphis, TN 38133; Prizes based on 30: $150, 100, 75, 50, 25.  Class prizes: B,C, D/E $50 each.  Rds start at 10am and other ASAP. Registration starts at 8am. EF:  $25 by Oct 01, $35 late.  MCC members $25 anytime.  Use PayPal to join online until registration time on the day of the tournament.  Please, bring chess sets, clocks, and boards.
This is a USCF Dual-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; 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 chess newsletter,  Knightly Edition.

Game of the Day is back!  The following game is from MId-South Open in 1964.  See games from recent events.

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