Thursday April 23, 2015

USCF Rated 10-Minute Tournament

Registration: 6:30 - 7:00 PM

Our Hours

The chess club is open every Thursday:

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Our Location

Room C
Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church
2931 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, Tennessee 37919

2014 Knoxville City Championship

FM Peter Bereolos won the 2014 Knoxville City Chess Championship with a perfect score of 5-0.

Haskell Glover, Robert Hydzik, Dean Lee, and Jason Shaw tied for second place with the score of 2.5-2.5.

The prizes were donated by Benjamin Elliott and Douglas Forsythe.

The cross table and all the games

2014 Knoxville Amateur Championship

Adrian Gellert, Brad Phillis, and Kevin Swanger tied for first in the 2014 Knoxville Amateur Chess Championship with a score of 3-1, and are Co-Champions.The tournament was for players Rated under "2000".

The prize was donated by Benjamin Elliott.


April 16, 2015 -- Quick-Chess Tournament (G/15)

Manuel Garcia won, scoring 3-0. Kipp Bynum finished second with 2.5-.5. The tournament was USCF Rated, and the prize was donated by Douglas Forsythe.


February 12, 2015 -- Quick-Chess Tournament (G/15)

Robert Hydzik won, scoring 3-0. The tournament was USCF Rated, and the prize was donated by Douglas Forsythe.


FREE USCF-Rated Chess Games

GKCC member DOUGLAS FORSYTHE wants to play chess with you. He wants to play USCF-Rated games in the Knoxville area, at any time control from G/30 to G/60 inclusive. He would like to play you a match of several games, in one session.

  • He would pay all Rating fees -- it would be free for you to play.
  • He would be happy to play at your house, his house, or some other mutually agreed-upon location (for example, a local bookstore).
  • He can play on almost any day and time that is convenient for you.

If you are interested, call Doug at 456-1579, during April 2015.

For the games to be Ratable:

  • You must be a current USCF member. for more details and full list

2014 Land of the Sky

Photographs of the Land of Sky chess tournament, held in Asheville, NC, on January 24-26, 2014.

Land of the Sky photographs


May 2008 Oak Ridge Chess Event

Greater Knoxville Chess Club members Leonard Dickerson and Keith Eatherly helped man the chess table at an all night lockdown for graduating Seniors of Oak Ridge High School.

Full story with photos


Photos of 5-Minute Tournaments

October 2006

October 2007

This is a photograph of Boris Fine.

2015 Contributors

We thank and honor these friends of chess who have made a financial donation to the chess club or donated a tournament prize:

W. Haskell Glover

Bob Hydzik

Douglas Forsythe

John Anthony


Cross Tables of Our Rated Tournaments:

Recent Tournaments

Old Tournaments

More Old Tournaments

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