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States Cup round 4

Posted in News on July 21st, 2021 by Tom Brownscombe

On Thursday, July 22 at 7:30PM Pacific time, team Nevada will play its round 4 match against team Oregon. GM Titas Stremavicius, NM Mike Zaloznyy, FM Tom Brownscombe, and Kevin Reyes will play for team Nevada. The match will be live streamed on www.twitch.tv/nwonder.

States Cup

Posted in News on July 13th, 2021 by Tom Brownscombe

The next States Cup match for team Nevada will be on Thursday, July 22 at 7:30 PM against Oregon. We are looking for a player rated below 1813 to complete our lineup without going over the 2200 average rating limit. If you are rated below 1813 and are interested in playing for team Nevada on July 22 against Oregon, please contact Tom Brownscombe at tkbrownscombe@hotmail.com

States Cup Match

Posted in News on July 11th, 2021 by Tom Brownscombe

Team Nevada will play against team Washington on Monday, July 12 at 7PM Pacific time. GM Titas Stremavicius, NM Mike Zaloznyy, Ryan Phillips, and Chris Bao will play for team Nevada. The match will be live streamed on www.twitch.tv/1more1time with commentary by FM Tom Brownscombe. Video of the match stream will be available after the match at www.twitch.tv/1more1time/videos.

States Cup Match

Posted in News on June 26th, 2021 by Tom Brownscombe

Team Nevada will play against team Hawaii on Monday, June 28 at 7PM pacific time. GM Titas Stremavicius, NM Mike Zaloznyy, Josh Quint, and Eric Wilson will play for team Nevada. The match will be live streamed at www.twitch.tv/1more1time with commentary by FM Tom Brownscombe. Video of the match stream will be available after the match at www.twitch.tv/1more1time/videos.

States Cup Chess League

Posted in News on June 24th, 2021 by Tom Brownscombe

Team Nevada will play its first match of the 2021 States Cup chess league season at 7:30 PM on Thursday, June 24. GM Titas Stremavicius, NM Mike Zaloznyy, Ryan Phillips, and Chris Bao will play for team Nevada. The match will be live streamed with commentary by FM Tom Brownscombe at www.twitch.tv/1more1time.

States Cup Season 2

Posted in News on June 13th, 2021 by Tom Brownscombe

I want to let all Nevada chess players know that season 2 of the States Cup Chess League will be starting Monday, June 21.  The States Cup chess league is an online chess league played on Monday nights (except the first week in July when the match will be played on Tuesday night) at 7PM Pacific time on lichess.  Lichess is a free chess server, so anybody who doesn’t already have a lichess account can easily set one up for free.  The full rules for the league can be found at ​​​States Cup Rules – Google Docs, and the full schedule can be found at ​​​​States Chess Cup 2021 – Google Sheets.  
If you are interested in playing for team Nevada in any of the States Cup chess matches, please contact team captain Tom Brownscombe at tkbrownscombe@hotmail.com.

Would you like to represent Nevada in a national senior chess championship?

Posted in News on June 11th, 2021 by Tom Brownscombe

Attention all Nevada senior chess players.  The US Chess Federation has announced that the 2021 US Open and all associated events, including the 4th Annual John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions, will take place this summer in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.  Every state, including Nevada, may nominate one player to participate in the John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions.  But, due to Covid-19 restrictions, Nevada has not been able to run a senior championship this year.  Even though we have no official senior state champion, we still wish to nominate a player to represent Nevada in the John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions.  If you have any interest in traveling to Cherry Hill, New Jersey to represent Nevada in the John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions, please contact Nevada Chess board member Tom Brownscombe at tkbrownscombe@hotmail.com no later than noon pacific time on Wednesday, June 16th.  The highest rated senior chess player who responds by noon on Wednesday, June 16 will be selected to represent Nevada in the the John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions. The John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions will be held at the Crown Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill July 31-August 3.  For more information about the John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions, please visit new.uschess.org/irwin.  For more information about the US Open and all of its side events, please visit http://www.uschess.org/tournaments/2021/usopen.