Events

How to read tournament listings

If you are new to tournament chess and having trouble with the jargon on our calendar, don't fret! Below is an annotated version of one of our tournament listings for your convenience:

Marshall Action! 4-SS, G/25 d5. ($375 b/25): $150-100; U2200: $75; U1900: $50. EF: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $25 Mbr fee. ($5 late fee: in-person reg hour before Rd 1.) GMs Free. Rds: 7-8:15-9:30-10:45pm. Max one bye, for Rd 1 or 4 only; request at entry. Register Online: www.marshallchessclub.org/register.

4-SS This is the number of games (4) and the style of the tournament. Almost all of our events are "SS," which stands for Swiss-System. In a SS tournament you are scheduled to play all the games; if you win you play other players who won, if you lose you player other players who lost, etc.

G/25 d5. The time control for the event. G/25 means "game in 25 minutes." Each player will get 25 minutes on their clock to make all of their moves. "d5" means "delay 5 seconds." Before each move you will get 5 free seconds - a delay - before your clock continues counting down. Another common time control at the club is "G/90 + 30." In this control, you get an increment of 30 seconds (+30); it is added to your clock each move.

($375 b/25): Now we get into prizes! The tournament will pay out $375 in prizes based on (b/) 25 paid entries. If there are more paid entries, the prizes will go up. If there are less, the prizes will go down! Some tournaments are listed as "GTD." This stands for guaranteed. In a GTD tournament the prizes are fixed regardless of paid entries.

$150-100 1st prize and second prize.

U2200: $75; U1900: $50. These are class prizes. The player's scoring the best with ratings under 2200 and under 1900 will win $75 and $50 respectively, assuming there are 25 paid entries.

EF: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $25 Mbr fee. ($5 late fee: in-person reg hour before Rd 1.) EF stands for "Entry Fee." This tournament costs $25 to register. Players who are not members of the club must pay an additional $25. There is also a $5 dollar charge for last minute registration on-site.

GMs Free. Forgot to mention, Grandmasters play for free!

Rds: 7-8:15-9:30-10:45pm. The schedule for each of the 4 rounds. We try to be very punctual!

Max one bye, for Rd 1 or 4 only; request at entry. If you need to miss a game, or only want to play 3 games, you can take a bye. Taking a bye means you will not be paired for the round in question and will receive 1/2 point (equal to a draw.) Just remember: you must request byes at entry, otherwise you cannot get 1/2 for a bye. If you want to withdrawal from the event midway through, please be sure to visit the club office and sign out with the Tournament Director.

Register below! Your entry is not confirmed until your payment is received!

Tournaments for scholastic players

At the Marshall Chess Club tournaments are open to players of all ages. To differentiate our events, we use ratings and time controls.

Rating: If you see an event that is “U1500,” for instance, that means only players rated under 1500 can play in that event. Generally, the lower rated the section, the higher the proportion of scholastic players in attendance. (The one notable exception here is the “Rated Beginner Open,” which is held every Sunday morning. This event is geared for beginner players (U1200) and scholastic players in particular!)

Time Controls: We run events ranging from G/90 (each player gets 90 minutes to play all their moves) to G/3 (each player gets three minutes to play all their moves.) Most of our events fall in the middle: either G/50 or G/25. Both of these time controls are excellent options for scholastic players.

Specific events that might appeal to scholastic players:
  • Rated Beginner Open: G/25; held each Sunday Morning.
  • Saturday or Sunday G/50: These almost always feature a section suited for scholastics.
  • Friday Night Quads: G/25; players are grouped together and play similarly rated players.


IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING


ALL EVENT LISTED TIMES ARE US EASTERN/NEW YORK TIME


Registration for all online classes and tournaments ends 60 minutes prior to the start of the event. Online events are nonrefundable, unless the event is cancelled.

Recommended registration policy for GM Chess classes- please sign up by the evening before class if possible. If signing up on the afternoon of the class, please send an additional email notifying us of registration and requesting Zoom link at gmschoolny@gmail.com. (this email address is only for GM Chess classes)

All online events require Zoom. Online tournaments additionally require a chess.com account. Shortly after registration is closed, registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom meeting ID and (for tournaments) the chess.com links necessary to play. Players who are late to enter chess.com for their tournament will miss the event and will not be refunded.

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All players agree to follow the club's Tournament Policy.

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DateEventTimeLowest section
Jul 14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18WEEKLY U2200/U1600 - At Club
6-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $40; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Two Sections:
U2200
($600 b/25) $250-150-100; U1800: $100.
U1600
($600 b/25) $250-150-100; U1300: $100.
Rnds: 7pm each Wed.
Max two byes; request by Rd 4.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/90 +30U1600
Jul 21, 28, Aug 4, 11Weekly Wednesday (Open & U1800) - Online Rated
4-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF Online Rated. Two Sections: Open & U1800. One game each Wednesday for 4 weeks. Active USCF ID, Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each week.
Open
Open Prizes: ($200 b/20): $100-50; U2000: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
U1800
U1800 Prizes: ($200/20): $100-50; U1600: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: 7pm each Wednesday.
One bye available; request before Rd 4.

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G/90 +30U1800
Jul 26, Aug 2, 9, 16Classical Monday (Open & U1600) - Online Rated
4-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online Rated. Two Sections: Open & U1600. One game each Monday for 4 weeks. Active USCF ID, Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each week.
Open
Open Prizes: ($200 b/20): $100-50; U1900: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
U1600
U1600 Prizes: ($200/20): $100-50; U1300: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
7pm each Monday.
One bye available; request before Rd 4.

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G/90 +30U1600
Jul 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30MONDAY FIDE/U1800 - At Club
6-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $40; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Two Sections:
Open
Open to players 1600+. FIDE Rated. ($600 b/25) $200-150-100; U2000: $100-50.
U1800
($600 b/25) $200-150-100; U1500: $100-50.
Rnds: 7pm each Mon.
Max two byes; request by Rd 4.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/90 +30U1800
Aug 1Sunday Beginner - Online Rated
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.

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Aug 1SUNDAY G/50 OPEN - At Club
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-75; U1900, U1600: $50.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 3GM School Intermediate Class - Online
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Irina Krush. Zoom required. For young players rated 1000-1400 who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 3Adult Class - Online
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Gregory Keener. Zoom required. A class for adult 'beginner' chess players. This class is perfect for unrated players (or novice tournament players) who have a basic understanding of the game.
The class is held from 6-7:30 pm.

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Aug 3Tactics Class - Online
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Harold Scott. Zoom required. Classes will provide students the ability to sharpen their tactical eye and develop combinative thinking.
 This class is geared for students rated approximately 600-1200. (Harold is the head coach at Avenues: The World School and is currently co-authoring his first book with GM Joel Benjamin!)
The class is held from 7:30-8:30 pm.

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Aug 5GM School Advanced Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Giorgi Kacheishvili. Zoom required. For young players rated 1400+ who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 5Lichess Thursday Action - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/15 +10
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Held on Lichess. USCF online rated. Byes available. Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($150 b/20): $75-25; U2100, U1800: $25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 7pm and continue ASAP, with a 15 minute break after Rd 2 is complete.
One bye available; request at entry.

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Aug 5ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($400 b/25): $150-75; U2200, U1900: $75; Biggest upset: $25.
Rnds: 7-8:10-9:20-10:30pm.
Max one bye, for Rd 1 or 4 only; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 6-8Lichess Weekend G/75 - Online Rated!
5-SS, G/70 +5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Join us on Lichess. USCF online rated! Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($300 b/20): $100-50; U2200, U1900, U1600: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Fri: 7pm, Sat & Sun: 12 & 3pm.
Two byes available; request at entry.

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Aug 6-8WEEKEND OPEN - At Club!
5-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $50; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($1,000 b/40): $300-150-100; U2200, U1900, U1600: $150.
Rnds: Fri. 7pm, Sat. & Sun. 12:30 & 5:30pm.
Max two byes; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 7U2000 MORNING ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-100; U1700: $75.
Rnds: Begin at 9am & continue ASAP.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/25 d5U2000
Aug 8Sunday Beginner - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.

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G/10 +5none
Aug 10GM School Intermediate Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Irina Krush. Zoom required. For young players rated 1000-1400 who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 10Adult Class - Online!
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Gregory Keener. Zoom required. A class for adult 'beginner' chess players. This class is perfect for unrated players (or novice tournament players) who have a basic understanding of the game.
The class is held from 6-7:30 pm.

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Aug 10Tactics Class - Online!
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Harold Scott. Zoom required. Classes will provide students the ability to sharpen their tactical eye and develop combinative thinking.
 This class is geared for students rated approximately 600-1200. (Harold is the head coach at Avenues: The World School and is currently co-authoring his first book with GM Joel Benjamin!)
The class is held from 7:30-8:30 pm.

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Aug 12GM School Advanced Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Giorgi Kacheishvili. Zoom required. For young players rated 1400+ who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 12Lichess Thursday Action - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/15 +10
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Held on Lichess. USCF online rated. Byes available. Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($150 b/20): $75-25; U2100, U1800: $25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 7pm and continue ASAP, with a 15 minute break after Rd 2 is complete.
One bye available; request at entry.

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G/15 +10none
Aug 12ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($400 b/25): $150-75; U2200, U1900: $75; Biggest upset: $25.
Rnds: 7-8:10-9:20-10:30pm.
Max one bye, for Rd 1 or 4 only; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/25 d5none
Aug 13FRIDAY QUADS - At Club!
3-RR, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Registration ends at 6pm; no late entries.
Prizes: $50 prize to each winner.
Rnds: 7-8:15-9:30pm.
No byes allowed; $25 Forfeit fee charged for dropping out before the completion of the tournament.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 13MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 14SATURDAY G/50 OPEN - At Club!
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-75; U1900, U1600: $50.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 14U2000 MORNING ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-100; U1700: $75.
Rnds: Begin at 9am & continue ASAP.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/25 d5U2000
Aug 15Sunday Beginner - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.


G/10 +5none
Aug 15SUNDAY G/50 (OPEN & U1600) - At Club!
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Two Sections:
Open
($325 b/25): $150-100; U2000: $75.
U1600
($325 b/25): $150-100; U1400: $75.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.


G/45 d5U1600
Aug 20MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30-8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 27MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 3MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 10MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 17MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 24MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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DateEventTimeLowest section
Aug 3GM School Intermediate Class - Online
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Irina Krush. Zoom required. For young players rated 1000-1400 who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 3Adult Class - Online
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Gregory Keener. Zoom required. A class for adult 'beginner' chess players. This class is perfect for unrated players (or novice tournament players) who have a basic understanding of the game.
The class is held from 6-7:30 pm.

RegisterEntry List

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Aug 3Tactics Class - Online
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Harold Scott. Zoom required. Classes will provide students the ability to sharpen their tactical eye and develop combinative thinking.
 This class is geared for students rated approximately 600-1200. (Harold is the head coach at Avenues: The World School and is currently co-authoring his first book with GM Joel Benjamin!)
The class is held from 7:30-8:30 pm.

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Aug 5GM School Advanced Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Giorgi Kacheishvili. Zoom required. For young players rated 1400+ who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 10GM School Intermediate Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Irina Krush. Zoom required. For young players rated 1000-1400 who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

RegisterEntry List

none
Aug 10Adult Class - Online!
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Gregory Keener. Zoom required. A class for adult 'beginner' chess players. This class is perfect for unrated players (or novice tournament players) who have a basic understanding of the game.
The class is held from 6-7:30 pm.

RegisterEntry List

none
Aug 10Tactics Class - Online!
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Harold Scott. Zoom required. Classes will provide students the ability to sharpen their tactical eye and develop combinative thinking.
 This class is geared for students rated approximately 600-1200. (Harold is the head coach at Avenues: The World School and is currently co-authoring his first book with GM Joel Benjamin!)
The class is held from 7:30-8:30 pm.

RegisterEntry List

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Aug 12GM School Advanced Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Giorgi Kacheishvili. Zoom required. For young players rated 1400+ who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

RegisterEntry List

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Aug 13MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 20MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30-8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 27MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 3MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 10MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 17MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 24MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 1Sunday Beginner - Online Rated
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.

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G/10 +5none
Aug 8Sunday Beginner - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.

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G/10 +5none
Aug 15Sunday Beginner - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.


G/10 +5none
Aug 5Lichess Thursday Action - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/15 +10
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Held on Lichess. USCF online rated. Byes available. Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($150 b/20): $75-25; U2100, U1800: $25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 7pm and continue ASAP, with a 15 minute break after Rd 2 is complete.
One bye available; request at entry.

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G/15 +10none
Aug 12Lichess Thursday Action - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/15 +10
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Held on Lichess. USCF online rated. Byes available. Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($150 b/20): $75-25; U2100, U1800: $25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 7pm and continue ASAP, with a 15 minute break after Rd 2 is complete.
One bye available; request at entry.

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Aug 5ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($400 b/25): $150-75; U2200, U1900: $75; Biggest upset: $25.
Rnds: 7-8:10-9:20-10:30pm.
Max one bye, for Rd 1 or 4 only; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 12ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($400 b/25): $150-75; U2200, U1900: $75; Biggest upset: $25.
Rnds: 7-8:10-9:20-10:30pm.
Max one bye, for Rd 1 or 4 only; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 13FRIDAY QUADS - At Club!
3-RR, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Registration ends at 6pm; no late entries.
Prizes: $50 prize to each winner.
Rnds: 7-8:15-9:30pm.
No byes allowed; $25 Forfeit fee charged for dropping out before the completion of the tournament.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 7U2000 MORNING ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-100; U1700: $75.
Rnds: Begin at 9am & continue ASAP.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/25 d5U2000
Aug 14U2000 MORNING ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-100; U1700: $75.
Rnds: Begin at 9am & continue ASAP.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/25 d5U2000
Aug 14SATURDAY G/50 OPEN - At Club!
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-75; U1900, U1600: $50.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 1SUNDAY G/50 OPEN - At Club
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-75; U1900, U1600: $50.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 15SUNDAY G/50 (OPEN & U1600) - At Club!
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Two Sections:
Open
($325 b/25): $150-100; U2000: $75.
U1600
($325 b/25): $150-100; U1400: $75.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.


G/45 d5U1600
Aug 6-8Lichess Weekend G/75 - Online Rated!
5-SS, G/70 +5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Join us on Lichess. USCF online rated! Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($300 b/20): $100-50; U2200, U1900, U1600: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Fri: 7pm, Sat & Sun: 12 & 3pm.
Two byes available; request at entry.

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Jul 21, 28, Aug 4, 11Weekly Wednesday (Open & U1800) - Online Rated
4-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF Online Rated. Two Sections: Open & U1800. One game each Wednesday for 4 weeks. Active USCF ID, Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each week.
Open
Open Prizes: ($200 b/20): $100-50; U2000: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
U1800
U1800 Prizes: ($200/20): $100-50; U1600: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: 7pm each Wednesday.
One bye available; request before Rd 4.

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G/90 +30U1800
Jul 26, Aug 2, 9, 16Classical Monday (Open & U1600) - Online Rated
4-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online Rated. Two Sections: Open & U1600. One game each Monday for 4 weeks. Active USCF ID, Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each week.
Open
Open Prizes: ($200 b/20): $100-50; U1900: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
U1600
U1600 Prizes: ($200/20): $100-50; U1300: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
7pm each Monday.
One bye available; request before Rd 4.

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G/90 +30U1600
Jul 14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18WEEKLY U2200/U1600 - At Club
6-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $40; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Two Sections:
U2200
($600 b/25) $250-150-100; U1800: $100.
U1600
($600 b/25) $250-150-100; U1300: $100.
Rnds: 7pm each Wed.
Max two byes; request by Rd 4.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/90 +30U1600
Jul 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30MONDAY FIDE/U1800 - At Club
6-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $40; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Two Sections:
Open
Open to players 1600+. FIDE Rated. ($600 b/25) $200-150-100; U2000: $100-50.
U1800
($600 b/25) $200-150-100; U1500: $100-50.
Rnds: 7pm each Mon.
Max two byes; request by Rd 4.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/90 +30U1800
Aug 6-8WEEKEND OPEN - At Club!
5-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $50; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($1,000 b/40): $300-150-100; U2200, U1900, U1600: $150.
Rnds: Fri. 7pm, Sat. & Sun. 12:30 & 5:30pm.
Max two byes; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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DateEventTimeLowest section
Jul 26, Aug 2, 9, 16Classical Monday (Open & U1600) - Online Rated
4-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online Rated. Two Sections: Open & U1600. One game each Monday for 4 weeks. Active USCF ID, Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each week.
Open
Open Prizes: ($200 b/20): $100-50; U1900: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
U1600
U1600 Prizes: ($200/20): $100-50; U1300: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
7pm each Monday.
One bye available; request before Rd 4.

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G/90 +30U1600
Jul 14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18WEEKLY U2200/U1600 - At Club
6-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $40; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Two Sections:
U2200
($600 b/25) $250-150-100; U1800: $100.
U1600
($600 b/25) $250-150-100; U1300: $100.
Rnds: 7pm each Wed.
Max two byes; request by Rd 4.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/90 +30U1600
Aug 15SUNDAY G/50 (OPEN & U1600) - At Club!
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Two Sections:
Open
($325 b/25): $150-100; U2000: $75.
U1600
($325 b/25): $150-100; U1400: $75.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.


G/45 d5U1600
Jul 21, 28, Aug 4, 11Weekly Wednesday (Open & U1800) - Online Rated
4-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF Online Rated. Two Sections: Open & U1800. One game each Wednesday for 4 weeks. Active USCF ID, Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each week.
Open
Open Prizes: ($200 b/20): $100-50; U2000: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
U1800
U1800 Prizes: ($200/20): $100-50; U1600: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: 7pm each Wednesday.
One bye available; request before Rd 4.

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G/90 +30U1800
Jul 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30MONDAY FIDE/U1800 - At Club
6-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $40; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Two Sections:
Open
Open to players 1600+. FIDE Rated. ($600 b/25) $200-150-100; U2000: $100-50.
U1800
($600 b/25) $200-150-100; U1500: $100-50.
Rnds: 7pm each Mon.
Max two byes; request by Rd 4.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/90 +30U1800
Aug 7U2000 MORNING ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-100; U1700: $75.
Rnds: Begin at 9am & continue ASAP.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/25 d5U2000
Aug 14U2000 MORNING ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-100; U1700: $75.
Rnds: Begin at 9am & continue ASAP.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/25 d5U2000
Aug 1Sunday Beginner - Online Rated
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.

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Aug 3GM School Intermediate Class - Online
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Irina Krush. Zoom required. For young players rated 1000-1400 who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 3Adult Class - Online
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Gregory Keener. Zoom required. A class for adult 'beginner' chess players. This class is perfect for unrated players (or novice tournament players) who have a basic understanding of the game.
The class is held from 6-7:30 pm.

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Aug 3Tactics Class - Online
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Harold Scott. Zoom required. Classes will provide students the ability to sharpen their tactical eye and develop combinative thinking.
 This class is geared for students rated approximately 600-1200. (Harold is the head coach at Avenues: The World School and is currently co-authoring his first book with GM Joel Benjamin!)
The class is held from 7:30-8:30 pm.

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Aug 5GM School Advanced Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Giorgi Kacheishvili. Zoom required. For young players rated 1400+ who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 5Lichess Thursday Action - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/15 +10
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Held on Lichess. USCF online rated. Byes available. Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($150 b/20): $75-25; U2100, U1800: $25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 7pm and continue ASAP, with a 15 minute break after Rd 2 is complete.
One bye available; request at entry.

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Aug 6-8Lichess Weekend G/75 - Online Rated!
5-SS, G/70 +5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Join us on Lichess. USCF online rated! Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($300 b/20): $100-50; U2200, U1900, U1600: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Fri: 7pm, Sat & Sun: 12 & 3pm.
Two byes available; request at entry.

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Aug 8Sunday Beginner - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.

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Aug 10GM School Intermediate Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Irina Krush. Zoom required. For young players rated 1000-1400 who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 10Adult Class - Online!
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Gregory Keener. Zoom required. A class for adult 'beginner' chess players. This class is perfect for unrated players (or novice tournament players) who have a basic understanding of the game.
The class is held from 6-7:30 pm.

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Aug 10Tactics Class - Online!
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Harold Scott. Zoom required. Classes will provide students the ability to sharpen their tactical eye and develop combinative thinking.
 This class is geared for students rated approximately 600-1200. (Harold is the head coach at Avenues: The World School and is currently co-authoring his first book with GM Joel Benjamin!)
The class is held from 7:30-8:30 pm.

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Aug 12GM School Advanced Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Giorgi Kacheishvili. Zoom required. For young players rated 1400+ who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 12Lichess Thursday Action - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/15 +10
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Held on Lichess. USCF online rated. Byes available. Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($150 b/20): $75-25; U2100, U1800: $25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 7pm and continue ASAP, with a 15 minute break after Rd 2 is complete.
One bye available; request at entry.

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Aug 15Sunday Beginner - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.


G/10 +5none
Aug 5ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($400 b/25): $150-75; U2200, U1900: $75; Biggest upset: $25.
Rnds: 7-8:10-9:20-10:30pm.
Max one bye, for Rd 1 or 4 only; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 6-8WEEKEND OPEN - At Club!
5-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $50; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($1,000 b/40): $300-150-100; U2200, U1900, U1600: $150.
Rnds: Fri. 7pm, Sat. & Sun. 12:30 & 5:30pm.
Max two byes; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 12ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($400 b/25): $150-75; U2200, U1900: $75; Biggest upset: $25.
Rnds: 7-8:10-9:20-10:30pm.
Max one bye, for Rd 1 or 4 only; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 13FRIDAY QUADS - At Club!
3-RR, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Registration ends at 6pm; no late entries.
Prizes: $50 prize to each winner.
Rnds: 7-8:15-9:30pm.
No byes allowed; $25 Forfeit fee charged for dropping out before the completion of the tournament.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 14SATURDAY G/50 OPEN - At Club!
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-75; U1900, U1600: $50.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 1SUNDAY G/50 OPEN - At Club
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-75; U1900, U1600: $50.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 13MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 20MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30-8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 27MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 3MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 10MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 17MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 24MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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DateEventTimeLowest section
Jul 14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18WEEKLY U2200/U1600 - At Club
6-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $40; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Two Sections:
U2200
($600 b/25) $250-150-100; U1800: $100.
U1600
($600 b/25) $250-150-100; U1300: $100.
Rnds: 7pm each Wed.
Max two byes; request by Rd 4.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/90 +30U1600
Jul 21, 28, Aug 4, 11Weekly Wednesday (Open & U1800) - Online Rated
4-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF Online Rated. Two Sections: Open & U1800. One game each Wednesday for 4 weeks. Active USCF ID, Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each week.
Open
Open Prizes: ($200 b/20): $100-50; U2000: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
U1800
U1800 Prizes: ($200/20): $100-50; U1600: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: 7pm each Wednesday.
One bye available; request before Rd 4.

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G/90 +30U1800
Jul 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30MONDAY FIDE/U1800 - At Club
6-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $40; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Two Sections:
Open
Open to players 1600+. FIDE Rated. ($600 b/25) $200-150-100; U2000: $100-50.
U1800
($600 b/25) $200-150-100; U1500: $100-50.
Rnds: 7pm each Mon.
Max two byes; request by Rd 4.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/90 +30U1800
Aug 1Sunday Beginner - Online Rated
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.

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Aug 1SUNDAY G/50 OPEN - At Club
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-75; U1900, U1600: $50.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 5Lichess Thursday Action - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/15 +10
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Held on Lichess. USCF online rated. Byes available. Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($150 b/20): $75-25; U2100, U1800: $25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 7pm and continue ASAP, with a 15 minute break after Rd 2 is complete.
One bye available; request at entry.

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Aug 5ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($400 b/25): $150-75; U2200, U1900: $75; Biggest upset: $25.
Rnds: 7-8:10-9:20-10:30pm.
Max one bye, for Rd 1 or 4 only; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 6-8Lichess Weekend G/75 - Online Rated!
5-SS, G/70 +5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Join us on Lichess. USCF online rated! Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($300 b/20): $100-50; U2200, U1900, U1600: $50. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Fri: 7pm, Sat & Sun: 12 & 3pm.
Two byes available; request at entry.

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Aug 6-8WEEKEND OPEN - At Club!
5-SS, G/90 +30
Entry fee: $50; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($1,000 b/40): $300-150-100; U2200, U1900, U1600: $150.
Rnds: Fri. 7pm, Sat. & Sun. 12:30 & 5:30pm.
Max two byes; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 7U2000 MORNING ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-100; U1700: $75.
Rnds: Begin at 9am & continue ASAP.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/25 d5U2000
Aug 8Sunday Beginner - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.

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Aug 12Lichess Thursday Action - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/15 +10
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Held on Lichess. USCF online rated. Byes available. Active USCF ID, Lichess account and Zoom required to play. USCF regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to start their games each round.
Prizes: ($150 b/20): $75-25; U2100, U1800: $25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 7pm and continue ASAP, with a 15 minute break after Rd 2 is complete.
One bye available; request at entry.

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Aug 12ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($400 b/25): $150-75; U2200, U1900: $75; Biggest upset: $25.
Rnds: 7-8:10-9:20-10:30pm.
Max one bye, for Rd 1 or 4 only; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 13FRIDAY QUADS - At Club!
3-RR, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Registration ends at 6pm; no late entries.
Prizes: $50 prize to each winner.
Rnds: 7-8:15-9:30pm.
No byes allowed; $25 Forfeit fee charged for dropping out before the completion of the tournament.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 13MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 14SATURDAY G/50 OPEN - At Club!
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-75; U1900, U1600: $50.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 14U2000 MORNING ACTION - At Club!
4-SS, G/25 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Prizes: ($325 b/25): $150-100; U1700: $75.
Rnds: Begin at 9am & continue ASAP.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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G/25 d5U2000
Aug 15Sunday Beginner - Online Rated!
4-SS, G/10 +5
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

USCF online rated. Chess.com account and Zoom required to play. USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Registrants will be emailed instructions on how to join the tournament shortly after registration closes.
Prizes: ($100 b/20): $75-25. (Prizes sent via PayPal only.)
Rnds: Begins at 10am and continue ASAP.
No byes available.


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Aug 15SUNDAY G/50 (OPEN & U1600) - At Club!
4-SS, G/45 d5
Entry fee: $20; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
GMs Free
Two Sections:
Open
($325 b/25): $150-100; U2000: $75.
U1600
($325 b/25): $150-100; U1400: $75.
Rnds: 12-2-4-6pm.
Max one bye; request at entry.
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.


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Aug 20MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30-8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 27MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 3MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 10MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 17MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Sep 24MCC Women and Girls Knights - At Club!
Entry fee: $0; Non-MCC Mbr: Members only
Join us free for an evening for women and girls! We will have lectures featuring women/girls chess games and casual play. (Vaccinated members only)
Rnds: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Online registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Aug 3GM School Intermediate Class - Online
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Irina Krush. Zoom required. For young players rated 1000-1400 who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 3Adult Class - Online
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Gregory Keener. Zoom required. A class for adult 'beginner' chess players. This class is perfect for unrated players (or novice tournament players) who have a basic understanding of the game.
The class is held from 6-7:30 pm.

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Aug 3Tactics Class - Online
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Harold Scott. Zoom required. Classes will provide students the ability to sharpen their tactical eye and develop combinative thinking.
 This class is geared for students rated approximately 600-1200. (Harold is the head coach at Avenues: The World School and is currently co-authoring his first book with GM Joel Benjamin!)
The class is held from 7:30-8:30 pm.

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Aug 5GM School Advanced Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Giorgi Kacheishvili. Zoom required. For young players rated 1400+ who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 10GM School Intermediate Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Irina Krush. Zoom required. For young players rated 1000-1400 who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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Aug 10Adult Class - Online!
Entry fee: $15; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Gregory Keener. Zoom required. A class for adult 'beginner' chess players. This class is perfect for unrated players (or novice tournament players) who have a basic understanding of the game.
The class is held from 6-7:30 pm.

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Aug 10Tactics Class - Online!
Entry fee: $10; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor Harold Scott. Zoom required. Classes will provide students the ability to sharpen their tactical eye and develop combinative thinking.
 This class is geared for students rated approximately 600-1200. (Harold is the head coach at Avenues: The World School and is currently co-authoring his first book with GM Joel Benjamin!)
The class is held from 7:30-8:30 pm.

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Aug 12GM School Advanced Class - Online!
Entry fee: $45; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $5 Mbr fee.

Instructor GM Giorgi Kacheishvili. Zoom required. For young players rated 1400+ who are serious about improving.
The class is held from 4:30-6 pm.

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