MCC Weekend Calendar 2016-2017

Chess organizers, please use the USCF Tournament Clearinghouses to plan future chess events.  Soon more social type sites like Facebook and Twitter will emerge to help plan for weekend events.

See a list of the Top Rated Players who are playing in our events.

Free Chess Tournament at the Library!:  December 17, 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!

Memphis Candidates 2017: January 14-15, 2017
5SS, G/120;d5 (5 round swiss pairing with game in 2 hours with 5 second delay). Site: IBEW Local 474, 1870 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN, 38104. 2 Sections: Open and Under 1500..  This event is USCF Regular Rated.  Entry Fee: $10 and MCC dues (Adults $30, Juniors Under 19 $20, Family membership $50.  On site registration begins Saturday: 7:30am-8:45am CST.  Rounds:  Saturday 9:00am, 2:00pm, 7:00pm, Sunday 9:00am, 2:00pm.  Top 6 Open players qualify for City Championship with Graham Horobetz and Jonathan Beatty.  Top 6 U1500 qualify for Memphis Amateur Championship.  All players who play in Memphis Candidates 2017 get free entry into the Memphis Reserve section.  All 3 events will take place in Feb 2017.

City Championship, U1500 Championship, and Reserve Championship: February 11-12, 2017
G/120;d5; Site TBA.

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