MCC Weekend Calendar 2015

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 Rated Chess Tournament at the Library!:  September 26, 2015
Site: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library,  3030 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38111;  G/50;d0 Special (No USCF renewals offered at tournament site.) Format:  2 Sections: Open and U1000,  3 Round Swiss, G/50;d0 (game in 50 minutes with no delay); Affects USCF Regular and Quick ratings. Round Times: Rounds: 09/26: 10:35am and following round ASAP. Entry Fees:    Free;  Entries To:    P.O. Box 17864, Memphis, TN 38187.

National Chess Day!: October 10, 2015
4SS, G 60, d/5.  (4 round Swiss pairing system with game in 60 minutes with 5 second delay)
Site:  Grahamwood Elementary School, 3950 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN 38122.
Entry Fee is  $15 by October 7, $20 at site. 
Rounds start at 9am and others ASAP. Registration starts at 8:00am.  
4 Sections:  Open, Under 1600, Under 1200, and Under 900
Prizes: Trophies to top 5 in each section.

MIke Barton Memorial 5: October 24, 2015

5ss, G/60, d/5 (5 rounds, game in 60 with a 5 second delay). Prizes $1000 Guranteed!:  $400, 250, 160, 125, 40, 25; Class prizes:  B, C, D, E $50 gift certificates.   Entry Fee:  $30 early by Oct 17, $40 at door.  MCC Members will get a $5 rebate at registration. Mail entries to: Memphis Chess Club Inc., P.O. Box 17864, Memphis, TN 38187-0864.  Site: Hyatt Place Memphis - Wolfchase Galleria - 7905 Giacosa Place, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, 38133. Rounds:  9am and others ASAP. On-site Registration 10/24: 7:30am to 8:30am CDT; Mail entries to Memphis Chess Club Inc., P.O. Box 17864, Memphis, TN 38187-0864.

Free Rated Chess Tournament at the Library!:  October 31, 2015
Site: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library,  3030 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38111;  G/50;d0 Special (No USCF renewals offered at tournament site.) Format:  2 Sections: Open and U1000,  3 Round Swiss, G/50;d0 (game in 50 minutes with no delay); Affects USCF Regular and Quick ratings. Round Times: Rounds: 10/31: 10:35am and following round ASAP. Entry Fees:    Free;  Entries To:    P.O. Box 17864, Memphis, TN 38187.

56th Mid-South Open: November 21-22, 2015
5SS, G/120 d5. $Guaranteed $2000 Prize fund.   Site: Hyatt Place Memphis - Wolfchase Galleria - 7905 Giacosa Place, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, 38133,Tel: +1 901 371 0010,Fax: +1 901 371 9988
Website, The rate is $109.00 per night King or Double, Both room types have a sofa that lets out to a sleeper. Reservations will be submitted via individual call in. Group is listed as: Memphis Chess Club.  Group may call the hotel direct at 901-371-0010 or 1-888-492-8847, listen for New reservation and touch # 2,  Group Code G-CHES (can be used to book on line), Cut Off date October 29, 2015
Three Sections: Open $325-225-125, 1st 2000-2199 $125, Top U2000 $100, U1800 $225-125-75, 1500-1599 $100, Top U1500 $75, and U1400 $150-100-75, 1000-1199 $75, Top U1000 $50, Top UNR $50,
Entry Fee: $50 by 11/17($60 at site, MCC members $50 anytime),  On site registration begins Saturday, 8:00-9:15 CST,  Rounds: Sat. 10:00, 2:30, 7:00, Sun. 9:00, 2:00, Email contact: gpylant@gmail.com

Free Rated Chess Tournament at the Library!:  November 28, 2015
Site: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library,  3030 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38111;  G/50;d0 Special (No USCF renewals offered at tournament site.) Format: 2 Sections: Open and U1000,   3 Round Swiss, G/50;d0 (game in 50 minutes with no delay); Affects USCF Regular and Quick ratings. Round Times: Rounds: 11/28: 10:35am and following round ASAP. Entry Fees:    Free;  Entries To:    P.O. Box 17864, Memphis, TN 38187.

Free Rated Chess Tournament at the Library!:  December 19, 2015
Site: Site: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library,  3030 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38111;  G/50;d0 Special (No USCF renewals offered at tournament site.) Format:  2 Sections: Open and U1000,  3 Round Swiss, G/50;d0 (game in 50 minutes with no delay); Affects USCF Regular and Quick ratings. Round Times: Rounds: 12/19: 10:35am and following round ASAP. Entry Fees:    Free;  Entries To:    P.O. Box 17864, Memphis, TN 38187.




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