2021 Nevada State Scholastic Championship

Posted in News on March 20th, 2021 by Tom Brownscombe

The 2021 Nevada State Scholastic Chess Championship will be held April 17th, 2021 online in collaboration with the Internet Chess Club. Online registration is available at King Registration.

Board of Directors Meeting

Posted in News on March 7th, 2021 by Tom Brownscombe

On Friday, March 5, 2021 the Nevada Chess board of directors held a meeting via electronic media. Board members Tom Brownscombe, Alan Losoff, Allen Magruder, and Gale Winds attended the meeting. Marty Grund, representing the Internet Chess Club (ICC), also spoke at the meeting. The board discussed possible changes to the Nevada Chess bylaws. The board plans to e-mail the proposed bylaws changes to adult USCF members who live in Nevada for their consideration. The board discussed the possibility of holding the 2021 board of directors election electronically. The board is considering sending election information to members by e-mail.

The board also discussed upcoming state championship tournaments. The board voted unanimously to hold the Nevada State Scholastic Chess Championship on Saturday, April 17, 2021 online on ICC. The board also voted unanimously to hold the Nevada State Girls Chess Championship on Sunday, April 18, 2021 online on ICC. Details about these events will be published soon. The board also discussed the 2021 Nevada Senior Chess Championship and the 2021 Nevada State Championship, but no definite decisions were made regarding these events.

Final States Cup Match for Team Nevada

Posted in News on October 17th, 2020 by Tom Brownscombe

On Thursday, October 22, at 7:30 PM Pacific time, team Nevada will play its final States Cup match in the 2020 season against southern California. Mike Zaloznyy, Ryan Phillips, Josh Quint, and Jonathan Zavala will play for team Nevada. The match will be live streamed on FM Tom Brownscombe’s twitch channel https://www.twitch.tv/1more1time.

Nevada Chess would like to thank Saumik Narayanan for organizing and directing the league at his own expense. Saumik has started a GoFundMe campaign to recover his expenses. If you would like to support the States Cup online chess league, please visit https://gofundme.com/f/states-chess-cup.

Nevada v. New Mexico States Cup Match

Posted in News on September 19th, 2020 by Tom Brownscombe

Team Nevada will play its third round match in the States Cup online chess league against New Mexico on Thursday, September 24 at 7PM. FM Tom Brownscombe, Jeff Gallegos, Ryan Phillips, and Josh Quint will represent Nevada in this match. The match will be streamed by Jonathan Zavala on his twitch channel https://www.twitch.tv/johnyblaze28.

Nevada v. Washington States Cup match

Posted in News on September 13th, 2020 by Tom Brownscombe

Team Nevada will play against team Washington on Monday, September 14 at 7PM. FM Tom Brownscombe, Glenn Bidari, Ryan Phillips, and Josh Quint will represent Nevada. The match will be streamed on https://www.twitch.tv/johnyblaze28.

Team Nevada plays in the States Cup

Posted in News on September 2nd, 2020 by Tom Brownscombe

The first States Cup online chess match for team Nevada will take place Thursday, September 10 at 7PM Pacific time. Mike Zaloznyy, Jeff Gallegos, Ryan Phillips, and Eric Wilson will be playing for team Nevada. The match will be live streamed on FM Tom Brownscombe’s twitch channel, https://www.twitch.tv/1more1time. All chess fans are welcome to watch the stream.

The second match is scheduled for Monday, September 14. Any Nevada chess player who would like to play for team Nevada in the States Cup should contact Tom Brownscombe at tkbrownscombe@hotmail.com ASAP.

States Cup schedule and rules posted

Posted in News on August 23rd, 2020 by Tom Brownscombe

The schedule and rules for the States Cup online chess league have been posted. Team Nevada’s first two matches are scheduled for 7PM Pacific time Thursday, September 10 against southern California and 7PM Pacific time Tuesday September 15 against Colorado. Any Nevada chess player(s) interested in playing for team Nevada should contact Tom Brownscombe at tkbrownscombe@hotmail.com ASAP. The complete schedule can be found at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/15wyAgtzhRkpJ4xPfbq6MOZ5Pf6tuScx4xF3lF93sclo/edit#gid=538827637 and league rules can be found at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cqTj42htE4jhpj1q783xQBDfJLMzTwYVkcfjEHRB3e0/edit