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!
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