Memphis Chess Club Playing Sites
1896-present
This page was last updated: January 15, 2017
1896-1905   Above the Southern Express Office on North Court (The Memphis Chess Checkers & Whist Club)

1906-1919  The Business Men's Club (The Federal Securities Building) 78-81 Monroe (1pm on-daily)

1920-1928  The basement of Sam Williamson's old office on Monroe

1929-1948  The Falls Building 22 North Front on the 10th floor room 1028 (1pm-5pm daily) (The Memphis Chess and Checkers Club)

1949-1954  The Y.M.C.A. at Madison & 4th (Sat. at 3pm) (1952 Thur. 12-5pm daily)

1955  Hunter Weaks' Apartment

1956  The Y.M.C.A at Madison & 4th

1957-1959  The Peabody Community Center

1960-1964  The Associated General Contractors Building 320 S. Dudley (Wed. 7pm-12am)

1965-1966  The Leslie M. Straton Y.M.C.A. 245 Madison

1967-1971  The McLemore Christian Church Willow Road and Mt. Moriah (Fri. 7pm-12am)

1972-1974  St. Mary's Episcopal School for Girls 60 N. Perkins (Fri. 7:30pm-12am)

1974-1976  T. Walker Lewis (Northeast) Y.M.C.A 894 Isabelle (Fri.  & Tue. 7:30pm-12am)

1976 1/4  St. Mary's Episcopal School for Girls

1977-1979  Grace St. Luke's Episcopal Church 1720 Peabody Ave. (Fri. 7pm-12am)

1980-1983  The University Christian Church 685 South Highland (Fri. 7:30pm-12am)

1984-1986  Bishop Otey Episcopal Church  3246 Raines Rd. (Fri. 7:30pm-12am)

1986-1993  Holy Trinity Episcopal Church 3749 Kimball Ave. Memphis TN 38111 (Fri. 7pm-12am)

1993 The Church of the Holy Apostles, 3185 Hickory Hill Road
(The first meeting was on March 7, 1993 from 2-7pm.)

1993 1/2 Kingsway Christian Church off Poplar Ave. Memphis TN 38120 near I-240

1994-1998 Holy Trinity Episcopal Church 3749 Kimball Ave.

1999-2004  Cecil C. Humphrey's School of Law on the campus of the University of Memphis  3715 Central Avenue, Memphis TN 38152 (Fri.. 7pm-12am)

2005-September  First Congregational Church UCC, 1000 S. Cooper, Memphis TN 38104 (Fri. 7pm-12am)

October 2005 to December. 2010  The FedEx Institute of Technology 365 Innovation Drive, Memphis TN 38152-3115 on the campus of The University of Memphis (Fri. 6:30pm to 10pm)

February  2011 to June 01, 2012  Greater Memphis Chess Center (GMCC),  5796 Shelby Oaks Drive Suite 11 Memphis, TN 38134. 

June 02, 2012 to Noveber 30, 2012: Booksellers (formerly Davis Kidd)  at 387 Perkins Extd.  Memphis, TN 38117.

December 07, 2012 to December 28, 2012: Holiday Deli and Ham, 585 Erin Drive, Memphis TN 38117 (Fridays 6:30pm to 10pm).

January  04, 2013 to July 19, 2013: Shady Grove Presbyterian, 5530 Shady Grove Road Memphis, TN 38120 (Fridays 6:30pm to late).

July 26, 2013 to future: Holiday Deli and Ham, 585 Erin Drive, Memphis TN 38117 (Wednesdays 5:30pm to 9pm).



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