Welcome to The Memphis Chess Club Inc. website. We hold weekly meetings on Wednesday from 6:30pm to 8:15pm at Holiday Deli & Ham (585 Erin Drive Memphis, TN 38117  near Huey's and Iberia Bank).

Free Quick Chess Tournament at the Library! is today, February 25, 2017.  Site: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library,  3030 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38111; Format: 5 Sections: O1599, U1600, U1200, U800, and Unrated!  4 Round Swiss, G/20;d5 (game in 20 minutes with five second delay);  Affects USCF Quick ratings.  Round Times:  1:35pm and following rounds ASAP. Registration: begins at 1pm.  Please, bring chess sets, boards, and clocks.  Entry Fee: Free!  No USCF renewals offered at tournament site.

Fischer Mode G/3;d2  is won by Graham Horobetz.  Congratulations to Graham and thanks to all who played!

Fischer's Time Control Forever! happens March 01, 2017 Open and Under 1400:  5SS, G/3;d2 (5 round Swiss pairing system with game in 3 minutes with 2 second increment).  Entry Fee: Open: $5 for MCC members; $10 for all others($5 applies to MCC membership!).  This event is USCF Blitz Rated.  Prizes: Open: 1st - 40% of Entry Fees Collected. Under 1400: 10% of paid entries. Registration begins at 6:30pm.  Round one starts at 7pm sharp. Please, bring chess clocks, sets, and boards.  Thanks!

Memphis Chess League Standings are posted for 2017!

Upcoming events: Memphis City Closed Championship, U1500 Closed Championship, and 2017 Memphis Reserve Open take place March 18-19, 2017 at IBEW!  Use PayPal to join  Pawn Power Open on April 29, 2017!

"Online Mondays"   We hold online tournaments for members and friends of the MCC every Monday at 8:00pm. To receive a weekly invite, sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/2dVUQWG27yrkwrlA2

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 returns!  The following game is from City Championship in 2009.  See games from recent events.
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