2024 Nevada State Girls Championship results

Posted in News on April 25th, 2024 by Marv Raab

Congratulations to 14-year old Kate McCullough for winning the 2024 Nevada State Girls Championship held April 20th in Incline Village, NV. Kate, a 9th grader from Bishop Gorman HS in Las Vegas scored a perfect 5.0/5 in a field of 21 girls. In the photo below, Kate (L) accepts the trophy from Chief TD Annastasia Wyzywany. Kate will also represent the state of Nevada at the Ruth Haring Tournament of Girls in July. The full results can be seen on the US Chess website

Nevada State Seniors Championship results

Posted in News on March 25th, 2024 by Marv Raab

Congratulations to Tom Brownscombe and Peter Bodziony for their tied scores of 4.0/5 in the five-round G90+30 tournament held this past weekend. Based on tie-breaks, Tom will represent Nevada at the John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions later this year in Norfolk VA. Thanks to all 12 players who competed. The full results can be found on the USChess website.

States Cup Chess League season 4

Posted in News on March 20th, 2024 by Tom Brownscombe

Season 4 of the States Cup online chess league is scheduled to start on April 22. Nevada entered 2 teams in the league during season 3, and we are planning to enter at least 2 teams for season 4. Any Nevada player who is interested in playing should contact Tom Brownscombe at tkbrownscombe@hotmail.com no later than March 27. Full league rules and match schedule can be found at https://docs.google.com/…/1qmHRbNwB47J89LgsKUezEvj…/edit

Matches are played online on chess.com on Monday nights. Once our teams have been registered, players who wish to join a team should contact Ryan Phillips. Ryan will add players to existing team rosters based upon availability in accordance with the league rules. Note that high rated players (2130+) who might have any interest in playing in this league should contact Tom Brownscombe no later than March 27 to be put on an initial team roster because league rules restrict the addition of high rated players after rosters have been created.

This is the schedule for season 4:

  • Regular Season:
    • Match 1: Apr 22, 2024
    • Match 2: Apr 29, 2024
    • Match 3: May 6, 2024
    • Match 4: May 13, 2024
    • Match 5: May 20, 2024
      – no matches during Memorial Day weekend –
    • Match 6: Jun 3, 2024
    • Match 7: Jun 10, 2024
  • Post-Season:
    • Quarterfinals: Jun 17, 2024
    • Semi-Finals: Jun 24, 2024
    • Finals & 3rd Place Matches: Jul 1, 2024

Relegation Matches:  Jul 1, 2024

Matches may be live streamed on www.twitch.tv/nevadachess or on the personal channels of various Nevada chess players (such as my personal channel www.twitch.tv/1more1time). More information about streaming will be posted later. If you would like to live stream one or more matches please contact Tom Brownscombe sometime in March.

2024 Nevada State Seniors Championship coming March 22-24

Posted in News on March 7th, 2024 by Marv Raab

Nevada Chess, the official State Affiliate for USCF, will hold the annual State Seniors Championship during the weekend of March 22-24, 2024 at Bridgeopolis Chess Club in Las Vegas. The tournament, open to all Nevada residents who have reached Age 50 or will do so prior to July 26, 2024, will have five rounds of G90+30. USCF Membership is required. A minimum $1000 prize pool is included. The winner will advance to the national John T. Irwin Tournament of State Senior Champions to be be held July 27-30 in Norfolk, VA. Additional details and registration may be found on the King Registration website

2024 Nevada State Girls Chess Championship coming April 20

Posted in News on March 7th, 2024 by Marv Raab

Nevada Chess, the USChess State Affiliate, is excited to announce the 2024 Girls Scholastic Championship will be held at The Tahoe School, 995 Tahoe Blvd, in Incline Village, NV on April 20, 2024.. This will be the first time in memory that our State Girls Championship will be held in the northern part of our state. Open to girls in K-12 who are Nevada residents or attend school in the state are eligible. The winner will represent the State at the Ruth Haring National Tournament of Girl State Champions on July 25-29th in Norfolk VA. For details and Registration, please see https://www.kingregistration.com/event/NV2024StateGirls

2024 Nevada Scholastic Championship Standings

Posted in News on March 1st, 2024 by Alan Losoff


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Rules for 2024 Nevada State Scholastic Chess Championship on March 2, 2024

Posted in News on March 1st, 2024 by Marv Raab

The rules for the 2024 Nevada State Scholastic Chess Championship on March 2, 2024 are posted and may be viewed by clicking this link