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).

Free Chess Tournament at the Library!  is October 29, 2016.  Site: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library,  3030 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38111; No USCF renewals offered at tournament site. Format: 5 Sections: O1599, U1600, U1200, U800, and Unrated!  3 Round Swiss, G/50;d5 (game in 50 minutes with five second delay);  Affects USCF Regular and Quick ratings. Round Times:  10:35am and following rounds ASAP. Registration: begins at 10am.  Please, bring chess sets, boards, and clocks.  Entry Fee is Free!

Blitz: Fischer Style! on October 19, 2016 is won by Alexander King on tiebreaks over Peter Pritchett.  Congratulations to Alex and thanks to all who played! 

Pre-Library Blitz Special! is October 26, 2016.  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: 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 2011.  See games from recent events.

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