2008 Western States Open, Reno, October 17-19

Posted in Events on July 14th, 2008 by Nevada Chess

The 26th Annual Western States Open will take place at the Sands Regency Hotel in Reno, Nevada, from October 17-19, 2008. This 200 Grand Prix Point event will offer a prize fund of $40,000 based on 400 entries.

As usual the event will be run by NTD Jerry Weikel and will be a 6 round Swiss in 7 sections: Open (FIDE Rated), Expert, A, B, C, D and E/Under.

For complete details regarding the event and online entry information, please visit the tournament website at http://www.renochess.org/wso/index.html.

GM Khachiyan Takes 8th Far West Open

Posted in Results on March 23rd, 2008 by Nevada Chess

Grandmaster Melikset Khachiyan won the 8th Annual Far West Open, held at the Sands Regency in Reno from March 21-23, 2008, with a final score of 5