61st Mid-South Open

Grand Prix
Memphis Chess Club
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Event Overview

UP TO $4,250 IN PRIZES TOTAL!* 

3- and 2-day schedules available.

3-day: 6ss 40/90+30, SD/30
2-day: 4ss G/45+30, merge w/3-day for 2ss 40/90+30 SD/30
3-day --> 2-day re-entry option available.

November Published Ratings Used 

Limited to 120 Players

 

Prizes: 

OPEN: 

1st = $1,000 !!!

2nd = $600

Top U2201 = $400

 

U1901: 

1st = $500

2nd = $400

Top U1601 = $250

 

U1301 Section: 

1st = $300

2nd = $200

Top U1001 = $200

Top UR = $150

 

UPSET = $125 (no unrated, no provisional ratings)

BRILLIANCY = $125 (only rounds 1-5 considered; 1 submission per player; Chief TD, plus Memphis Local 1800+, plus 1 wildcard as judges...please don't submit unlikely games.)

Plus plaques and/or trophies, tbd.
UR deduct 50% any non-UR prize.

 

Early Discount: $80 by Nov  19

$5 discount for MCC member, PREREGISTER IN PERSON FOR MEMBER DISCOUNT

$100 after Nov 19 

$80 re-entry 3-day to 2-day ok

GM = FREE ENTRY! (deduct $100 from prize)

Register online at https://www.memphischessclub.com/


Hotel special rates:
Hotel Napolean(next door): ~$139/night @ www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/MS36W4; price and up to 15 rooms avail. guaranteed thru Nov12. 
 

Fair play guidelines:

Electronic devices must be off, and put in a bag. If bag unavailable, you may turn off and place face down and leave on table. 

No player may leave playing hall with a cell phone/electronic device, metal detector will be used!  Subject to penalty/ disqualification!

 

Round Schedules: 

Nov 26:
(3-day)
rd1 @ 11am
rd2 @ 5pm

Nov 27:
(3-day)          (2-day)
rd3 @ 9am;   rd1 @ 9am
                      rd2 @ 12:30pm
rd4 @ 4pm;   rd3 @ 4pm
                      rd4 @ 7pm

Nov 28:
(schedules merged)
rd5 @9am
rd6 @ASAP (or 4pm)

Limit (1) half-pt bye, must notify before appropriate round AND before Nov 27 8:30am.

Please Bring sets + clocks 

Top boards may be broadcasted live!

*b/60

Address:

195 Madison Ave Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38103
United States

Sections: 3
Grand Prix Points: 15
Prize Fund: $4,250
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Memphis Chess Club
Email: info@memphischessclub.com
Phone: 7318685755

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