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Nashville, Tennessee
  37212
     (615) 292 - 7341 

Scholastic Chess Programs

The Nashville Chess Center currently works in over 30 middle-Tennessee schools. To learn more about beginning a program in your child's school, please email us by clicking on the 'Contact Us' tab to your left. 

 

Donations

Donations via the website are now available! Please come and help support our goal to have every Nashville child reaping the educational benefits of learning chess in their school! You can access our donations page by clicking the link to the left or clicking here.

 

Tennessee Chess Association 

 

The Nashville Chess Center is an affiliate organization of the Tennessee Chess Association. You can find complete details of that group by following THIS LINK.

Please check our calendar tab for a full schedule of upcoming events 

 The Nashville Chess Hours of Operation:
 
 
Mondays - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

All tournaments begin at 7:00 PM on Mondays and Fridays! Please check calendar for special holiday hours.

Most
Fridays - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Sundays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM 

Once a month on Saturdays - please check the 'Calendar' tab above to know
which Saturday we are open



UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS 

 

2019 MLK JR DAY CHESS CAMP AND TOURNAMENT - ONE OF OUR MOST POPULAR EVENTS - TYPICALLY SELLS OUT! 

2019 OPEN CTIY QUALIFIERS - STANDARD AND ACTION EVENTS

2019 Nashville Open City Championship Qualifying Series

(5 available qualifying spots)

Event #1: Standard Chess - (Three players Qualify)

Friday, November 30th  – Sunday, December 2nd  ,2018

CONGRATULATION TO (IM) Ron Burnett, (CM) Gainer Phay and Joshua Campbell for qualifying at this event! They will advance to the finals with (FM) Todd Andrews for being the defending champion and two yet to be determined players at the final event below!

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Event #2: Action Chess – TWO RIVERS MIDDLE SCHOOL ACTION  Qualifier

(Two Qualify - One Big Section)

Saturday, December 15th

LOCATION: TWO RIVERS MIDDLE SCHOOL - 2991 McGavock Pk, Nashville, TN 37214

Entry Fee:   $40 to NCC Members, ($50 to non-members) – USCF Membership Required, NCC Membership is optional

Prize Fund:  1st Place – 25% of total entries, 2nd Place – 15% (60% of funds go into 2017 City) + 1st – 2nd qualify for 2017 Nashville City Championship – One open section – One half point bye allowed must commit before first round.

Time Control: G/45 with 5 second delay

Schedule: Register – 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM, Round 1: 10:00 AM, Round2: 12:00 PM, Round 3: 1:45 PM, Round 4: 3:30 PM.

*Rules for both events:

  • If defending champion declines to play, 3rd place alternate shall come from Dec. 10 event.
  • Tie breaks for city spots: 1. Player with no half-point byes goes over those with half-point byes. 2. Head-to-head match up 3. Modified Median 4. Solkoff 5. Cumulative. 6. If still tied – two games G/5 (no delay) matches.
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