Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10 AM – 2 PM

McWherter Library Chess Tournament
Organized by Alex King for the Memphis Chess Club, celebrating 20 years since his first tournament.
Site: University of Memphis, Ned R. McWherter Library
3785 Norriswood Ave, Memphis TN 38111
1st floor rotunda.

5 rounds, Swiss system pairings (no eliminations)
G/15+10” (15 minutes with a 10 second bonus per move)
USCF Quick rated; USCF membership required; join or renew here.

$200 Prize Fund (Guaranteed)
1st: $80, 2nd: $50
Top U1400 (based on USCF Quick rating): $40
Top scholastic (U18) player: $30
Bonus trivia prizes before each round

Schedule
Check-in 10:00-10:15 AM // R1 10:30 AM // R2 11:00 AM // R3 11:30 AM //
Lunch break 12:00 PM // R4 1:00 PM // R5 1:30 PM // Prizes 2:00 PM

PARKING: Lot 50 and 51 across from McWherter Library (https://www.memphis.edu/parking/pdf/campus_map_july2018.pdf - McWherter Library labeled “ML” on map)

OTHER DETAILS: All boards, pieces, and clocks provided
University Center food court (Chick-fil-A, Panda Express, mini-market) opens at noon (499 University St. - 5 min walk from McWherter Library)

ENTRY FEE: $10 online by Wed Oct 16, $15 after or on-site.  Use PayPal to join.
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