MC#3 Registration now open!!

The time is here! Millionaire Chess has opened registration and mere hours after opening, there were 13 signings. Millionaire Chess VIP Jones Murphy was was the very first registrant followed closely by Robert Beatty. The first Grandmasters to sign up were Ioan Cristian Chirila (Romania) and Niclas Huschenbeth (Germany).

Last year, MC#2 reached 50-50 status with 50 Grandmasters and 50 countries. It remains to be seen if “price elasticity of demand” will come into play. That is, the affect that lowering the entry fee will have on the number of registrants. There is also the change of location which carries the highest concentration of chess players in the country.

Players will have easy access to New Jersey and the numbers should easily eclipse 1000. While the entry fees are lower, so are the prizes. The prize fund is $510,000 based on 1800 entries of which 60% guaranteed. The more players entering the tournament, the highest the percentage guaranteed. So go ahead and register for one of America’s marquee tournaments. The tournament will be at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, Jersey on the dates of October 6 – 10, 2016. Be there!

The 2016 Millionaire Chess Open

Thursday, October 6th through Monday, October 11th 2016
Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City, New Jersey


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  1. Well, well this is a nice game by Dr. K and Sam that I happened to came upon….tactics…..tactics and more, you know!
    2010 Philadelphia Open
    White: Stancil, Kamani
    Black: Shankland, Sam

    1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Bd3 Ne7 6.O-O Nbc6 7.c3 Ng6 8.Be3 Be7 9.f4 d6 10.Nxc6 bxc6 11.Nd2 O-O 12.Qh5 e5 13.g3 exf4 14.gxf4 Nh4 15.f5 d5 16.Kh1 Re8 17.f6 Bxf6 18.Rxf6 Qxf6 19.e5 g6 20.exf6 gxh5 21.Rg1+ Ng6 22.Bd4 a5 23.Nf3 Ba6 24.Bf5 Re2 25.Rg5 Rxb2 26.Ne5 Re8 27.Bd7 Rb1+ 28.Kg2 Reb8 29.c4 c5 30.Nc6 cxd4 0-1

  2. I predict MC3 will be a record breaker! And probably become The Annual Chess Tournament. The team made some clever modification, and I am already envisioning what MC4 will look like.

  3. yea, missed 19…Re5! its hard to find a good move for white, ok 17. e5 instead of 17. f6. Maybe Dr. K didn’t like 17… d4..its a mess, but I like White attacking chances, although; black counter attack might become decisive.

  4. I think it makes a lot of sense to tag an additional $200 fee to those who are rated U2200; I would have tagged a $400 fee to completely encourage them to play in their sections. As for the unrated the $200 fee is ok since it is assumed that they do not have a ratings do could potentially be a sandbagger.

  5. Gotta show Akobian vs So to the kids…..geezz, crushing!

    e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. c3 c5 8. Be3 cxd4 9. Bxd4 Be7 10. Bd3 O-O 11. Qc2 h6 12. O-O-O Qa5 13. Kb1 Rd8 14. Ne5 Bd7 15. Qe2 Bc6 16. Rhe1 Bd5 17. c4 Bxg2 18. Bc3 Qb6 19. Rg1 Bc6 20. Nxf7 Kxf7 21. Rxg7+ Kxg7 22. Qxe6 Qxf2 23. Qxe7+ Kg8 24. Bh7+ 1-

    1. Ultrawow! i just made it down to the Buffalo Public Library and i saw this post, dang he stole his lunchmoney!!! hehe.

  6. yeah kids i just posted something funny on the U.S. Chess facebook page just now, its about Fischer go check it out after u go over the So game, u will get a LAUGH, adia UM still KTAZY!!! haha.

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