MCC Weekend Calendar 2016

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!:   June 25, 2016
Site: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library,  3030 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38111; No USCF renewals offered at tournament site. Format: 3 Sections: Open, U1000, and Unrated!  3 Round Swiss, G/50;d0 (game in 50 minutes with no 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: Free!  Newcomers,  who want to learn how to play chess, are welcome!

Free Chess Tournament at the Library!:  July 30, 2016

John Hurt Memorial Open 13: August 06, 2016
5SS - G/50 d5. Site: Hyatt Place Memphis - Wolfchase Galleria - 7905 Giacosa Pl., Memphis, TN 38133.Tel: +1 901 371 0010. Registration: 08/06 7:30am to 8:45am. Rounds: 9am, 11am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 6pm.  Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Top U1600. 75% of entry fees returned (1st: 30%, 2nd: 20%, 3rd: 15%, Top U1600: 10%). Entry Fee: $25 by 7/30; $35 at site. MCC members $25 anytime.
Send mail entries to: MCC, P.O. Box 17864, Memphis, TN 38187.

Free Chess Tournament at the Library!:  August 20, 2016

Mike Barton Memorial 6: Sept 17, 2016
5ss, G 60, d/5; Site: Hyatt Place Memphis - Wolfchase Galleria - 7905 Giacosa Place, Memphis, TN 38133; Prizes $1000 Guranteed!:  $400, 250, 160, 125, 40, 25 Class prizes:  B, C, D, E $50 gift certificates from ChessCentral.com.  Rounds:  9am and others ASAP. On-site Registration 7:30am to 8:30am CDT;
Entry Fee:  $30 early by Sept 10, $40 at door.  MCC members: $30 anytime.  Send mail entries to: MCC, P.O. Box 17864, Memphis TN 38187.

National Chess Day!: Oct 08, 2016
4ss, G 60, d/5.  Site: Hyatt Place Memphis - Wolfchase Galleria - 7905 Giacosa Place Memphis, TN 38133; Prizes based on 30: $150, 100, 75, 50, 25.  Class prizes: B,C, D/E $50 each.  EF:  $25 by Oct 01, $35 late.  MCC members $25 anytime. Rds start at 10am and other ASAP. Registration starts at 8am. gpylant@gmail.com;  Send mail entries to: MCC, P.O. Box 17864, Memphis TN 38187.

Free Chess Tournament at the Library!:  October 29, 2016

57th Mid-South Open:  Nov 26-27, 2016
5ss, G120, d/5. Site: Hyatt Place Memphis - Wolfchase Galleria - 7905 Giacosa Place Memphis, Tennessee, USA, 38133.Tel: +1 901 371 0010 (ask for chess hotel rates);  Prizes based on 35: $500, 300, 200, 100, 75, 50.  Class prizes: A,B,C,D $100 each, E $75.  EF: $50 early by Nov 15, $60 late. MCC Members $50 anytime; Rds 9-2-7; 9-2. Onsite Registration Nov 26: 7:30am-8:45am.  Send mail entries to: MCC, P.O. Box 17864, Memphis,TN 38187. 

Free Chess Tournament at the Library!:  December 17, 2016


Proposed or tentative dates for 2017:

Memphis Candidates 2017: January 07-08, 2017(details to be released soon....)









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