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2021 Tennessee Senior Open Online Chess Tournament

May 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am - May 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0

Open Only to Tennessee residents age 50 and older (born before December 12, 1971).
Sponsored by Tennessee Chess Association and Cumberland County Chess Club

Hosted on lichess (lichess.org)



Qualifier to the 4th Annual John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions.
Top finishers in each prize group will receive a free entry to the 2022 Tennessee Senior Open!

Plaques to 1st and 2nd place.

Certificates to top finishers in Class A/B, Class C/D, and Class E/below.

Certificates to top finishers in age bracket 60-69, 70-79, and 80+.


Registration ends 5:00 p.m. May 14.
After 5:00 p.m. will be given a 1/2-point bye in round one.
Entry Fee:
$15 if mailed by 5/10 or paid online.
$20.00 at site
5 Round Swiss System
Played via lichess platform
Time Control:
Round 1: Saturday at 9:00am CST
Round 2: Saturday at 2:00pm CST
Round 3: Saturday at 6:00pm CST
Round 4: Sunday at 9:00am CST
Round 5: Sunday at 2:00pm CST
Dues Required:
US Chess Membership required
TCA Membership required
Send Entries To:
Alan Kantor
P.O. Box 271
Crossville, TN 38557
Alan Kantor
(931) 200-9038
US Chess rules apply.
Additional TCA Fair Play rules are posted on tnchess.us under TCA Online Fair Play Rules. All players must agree to these rules in order to register for the tournament.
1/2 point bye available for any one (and only one) round if requested at or before registration.


May 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am UTC+0
May 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0