Nevada Chess State Scholastic Championship

Posted in News on November 21st, 2023 by Marv Raab

Nevada Chess is proud to announce the date and location for our 2024 State Scholastic Championship Tournament to be held on Saturday March 2, 2024 at Del Sol Academy for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, NV. Del Sol is the same location where we held our successful 2023 State Scholastic. We are striving to make 2024 even better!

This year, we have two new sections for lower-rated and unrated players. The K-5 and K-12 Reserve sections are for players rated Under 300 and Under 600 respectively. Unrated players are also welcome to play in these sections.

Full information and Registration are now available.

Southern Nevada Championship

Posted in News on August 31st, 2023 by Marv Raab

October 20-22, 2023

Congratulations to Mike Zaloznyy, Southern NV Champion 2023!

See Final Wall Chart
See Full results on

2023 Board of Directors

Posted in Governance on April 17th, 2023 by Marv Raab

The following individuals were elected to the Board on April 16, 2023:
Marvin Raab – President
Tom Brownscombe – Treasurer
Tam Lester – Secretary
Alan Losoff
Gale Winds-Cunningham
Ryan Phillips
Eric Ostertag (appointed by President to fill vacant seat)

The position of Vice President is temporarily vacant

2023 Membership Meeting

Posted in Governance on April 5th, 2023 by Tom Brownscombe

The 2023 Nevada Chess membership meeting will be held at 6PM on Sunday, April 16th at


4955 S. Durango Drive, Suite 220

Las Vegas, NV 89113

There will be an election of officers. Anyone who wishes to be nominated for the officers’ election prior to the meeting should contact Tom Brownscombe at Nominations may also be made at the meeting. The proposed meeting agenda is:

2023 Annual Nevada Chess Membership Meeting Agenda


4955 S. Durango Drive, Suite 220

Las Vegas, NV 89113

  1. Meeting will be called to order at approximately 6PM.
  2. Election of officers.  The following have been nominated in advance (in alphabetical order): Tom Brownscombe, Tam Lester, Alan Losoff, Ryan Phillips, Marvin Raab, Gale Winds-Cunningham.  Additional nominations may be made at this time.
  3. Discussion and planning for the 2023 Nevada State Chess Championship.
  4. Discussion of the 2023 Nevada State Scholastic, Senior, and Girls state chess championships and initial planning for the 2024 Nevada State Scholastic, Senior, and Girls state chess championships.
  5. Discussion of stipends for the 2023 Nevada representatives to the Denker, Barber, Rockefeller, Haring, and Irwin tournaments.
  6. Discussion of 2023 Nevada delegates to the USCF (we have 2 this year) and the possibility of stipends for delegates.
  7. Other topics of interest to the attendees.
  8. Meeting adjourns.

An officers meeting may take place after the conclusion of the membership meeting.

If you wish to attend the meeting via Zoom, use the following link to register:

You will receive a an email with a link to join the meeting. You will not be allowed to vote unless your camera is on and your real name is on the image.

2023 Nevada Seniors Championship

Posted in News on March 6th, 2023 by Alan Losoff

State Championship Event


Sunday, April 16, 2023


2023 Nevada Seniors Championship

Sunday April 16, 2023

BRIDGEOPOLIS * 4955 S Durango Dr Suite 220 * Las Vegas NV 89113

4 Rounds Game/30+5

Schedule: NOON, 1:30 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM (all times PDT)

Entry fee: $35 by April 9th, $45 later. Register at

Trophies: Top 3

The winner will represent Nevada in the John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions.

US Chess Membership is required
Please join or renew the player’s membership at before registering for the tournament.

Players must reside in Nevada and be born on or before July 28, 1973.

See the Nevada Chess Website for up to date information.


2023 Nevada Girls’ Scholastic Chess Championship

Posted in News on March 6th, 2023 by Alan Losoff

Sunday April 16, 2023

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2023 Nevada Scholastic Championship Results

Posted in News on March 6th, 2023 by Alan Losoff

Results are now available

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