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). 

Pre-4th of July Blitz Open on June 29, 2016 is won by Luis Lizardo-Sanchez.  Congratulations to Luis and thanks to all who played!

Free Chess Tournament at the Library!  is won by Dwight Weaver with a 3-0 score in the Open section.  Joseph Lei and Ben Schmiedicke tie on even tiebreaks for first place in the U1000 section.  The Unrated Secion is won by Noah Kaczor!  Congratulations to our winners and thanks to all who played!

Blitz Blitz Blitz! is July 06 with format with G/5;d0, 6SS (game in 5 minutes with no delay, 6 round swiss pairing system).  Games start at 7pm.  This event is USCF Blitz rated.

Check out our other upcoming events: Free Chess Tournament at the Library!:  July 30, 2016, John Hurt Memorial Open 13:  August 06, 2016, Mike Barton Memorial 6: September 17, 2016, National Chess Day!: October 08, 2016, and 57th Mid-South Open  November 26-27, 2016. 

Enjoy Dwight Weaver's blog on Edward Lasker in Memphis-Roaring 1920's Western Championship.  See Dwight's wonderful new edition of Chess Advocate!

Game of the Day is back!  The following game is from Free Chess Tournament at the Library! on June 25, 2016.  See games from recent events.
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