MCC Weekend Calendar 2017-2018

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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.


58th Mid-South Open:  November 18-19, 2017
5ss, G120, d/5. Site: IBEW Local 474, 1870 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104. Three Sections: Open, U1700, and U1000.  $1700 Prizes are based on 35 paid entries in top 2 sections.  Open $550, $300, $200.  U1700 $350, $200, $100.  Entry Fee: $50 early by Nov 11, $60 late. MCC Members $50 anytime; Masters: free (EF deducted from winnings).  Rounds: Saturday: 9am-2pm-7pm;  Sunday: 9am-2pm.
U1000 Trophy Section: 4SS, G/45 d5; Saturday only;  Entry Fee: $15. Trophies for top 3 overall, top U800 and top U600.  Round 1 at 9am, next rounds ASAP (as soon as possible). On-site Registration: November 18, 2017 - 7:30am-8:45am.  This event is USCF Regular Rated.  Send mail entries to: MCC, P.O. Box 17864, Memphis, TN 38187.  Email: gpylant@gmail.com.  Use PayPal to enter on-line!

Free Chess Tournament at the Library!: November 25, 2017

Free Chess Tournament at the Library!: December 16, 2017

Memphis Candidates 2018:  January 20-21, 2018

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 5 Open players qualify for City Championship with Graham Horobetz.  Top 6 U1500 qualify for Memphis Amateur Championship.  All players who play in Memphis Candidates 2018 get free entry into the Memphis Reserve section.  All 3 events will take place in Feb 2018.  This event is USCF Regular Rated.