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A new place to play chess in Las Vegas

Posted in News on May 21st, 2022 by Tom Brownscombe

There is a new chess affiliate in Las Vegas. Bridgeopolis, at the corner of Durango and Tropicana, will be running chess tournaments and possibly a summer chess camp. The next tournament will be Friday, June 3 at 5:30 PM. Space is limited, so advanced registration is recommended. Visit for more information.

2022 Nevada Seniors Chess Championship

Posted in Events, News on April 11th, 2022 by Alan Losoff

Sunday May 15, 2022

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2022 Nevada Girls’ Scholastic Chess Championship

Posted in Events, News, Scholastic on April 8th, 2022 by Alan Losoff

Sunday May 15, 2022

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2022 Nevada Scholastic Championship Standings

Posted in News on March 19th, 2022 by Tom Brownscombe

Click here for full individual and team standings for the 2022 Nevada Scholastic Chess Championship. Standings are not final until the completion of fair play review. This may take several weeks.

State Scholastic will be live streamed

Posted in News on March 14th, 2022 by Tom Brownscombe

From 9:30 AM until approximately 6PM on Saturday, March 19th, the Nevada State Scholastic Chess Championship will be live streamed on with commentary by FM Tom Brownscombe. On demand video of the stream will be available for 2 weeks after the tournament at Anyone who is interested in the tournament is welcome to join the stream.

Nevada State Scholastic to be held online on March 19th

Posted in News on February 8th, 2022 by Tom Brownscombe

Due to concerns regarding covid-19, the 2022 Nevada State Scholastic Chess Championships will once again be held online. The tournament will take place on Saturday, March 19 on The winners of the High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8), and Elementary (K-5) sections will qualify for the Denker, Barber, and Rockefeller tournaments, respectively. For complete information about the tournament, please visit king registration. You can register here. Trophies will be mailed to participants approximately 3 to 4 weeks after the conclusion of the tournament.

New Division for the States Cup Chess League

Posted in News on January 5th, 2022 by Tom Brownscombe

The States Cup Chess League is considering forming a lower division league this spring with a maximum team average rating in the 1800 to 1600 range. Any Nevada chess player reading this post who might be interested in playing in such a league please let me know by e-mailing me at