club meets every Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 PM.
Games are always available — regardless of what event is scheduled
July Club Swiss
Starts on Thursday July 5, 2018 — 6:00 PM
- 4-Round USCF Rated Swiss.
- Play one game a week, on the Thursday nights in July.
- Entry Fee: $10.
- Registration is on 7/5/2018 from 6:00-6:25 PM. Games will commence a few minutes after registration.
- Time Control: Each clock is set individually, based on the actual starting time of the game. The most common time control is G/85, but it can vary from G/110 to G/61. Time Delay: 5-seconds.
- The highest finisher who hasn't already qualified, will quailify to play in the Knoxville CIty Championship, a six-player round robin that will be held at the chess club in autumn.
- USCF and GKCC memberships are required; can be purchased at the tournament.
- Re-entries are permitted. If you lose in the first round, you may reenter the tournament for $5. You would begin the tournament in round 2, and receive a half-point bye for round 1.
August 2018 5-Minute Tournament
Thursday August 9, 2018 — 6:30 PM
- Entry: $10.
- USCF-Rated Round Robin.
- USCF membership is required; can be purchased at the tournament.
- Registration is on 8/9/2018 from 6:30-7:00 PM. The tournament will commence a few minutes after registration. GKCC membership is NOT required.
- Time Limit: game in 5 minutes. No Time Delay.
Thursday August 16, 2018 — 6:30 PM
- Entry: $10.
- 3-round, USCF-Rated Swiss.
- USCF and GKCC memberships are required, can be purchased at the tournament.
- Registration is on 8/16/2018 from 6:30-7:00 PM. The tournament will commence a few minutes after registration.
- Time Limit: game in 15 minutes. No Time Delay.
Chess Technology Night
Thursday August 30, 2018 — 7:00 PM
- FREE admission. Everybody is welcome, no memberships are required.
- Presented by Ramon V. Leon, Ph.D.
- The topic is digital technology that is available for playing and studying chess.
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