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Quote of the Week: " If you threaten something here in one move, something over there in the next move, and so forth, your opponent will have an easy time defending. Your pieces have to work together to be effective. Just imagine each instrument in an orchestra playing a different tune!" - Arthur Bisguier

727 Fremont street,Las Vegas, NV,89101, next to Container Park (inside the Learning Village).Fridays: 6 to 10, and Sundays 12 to 6. 

*Please note we will be closed  Oct 24 and 26 (due to the Life is Beautiful Festival.)

 

Friday is one USCF rated G/75 +30 (Game in 75 minutes with a 30 second increment added every move.) Entry fee is $2 ($1 for Students!) On Sunday it's 4 USCF rated games in 40 minutes with a 5 second delay. Entry Fee is $5 ($3 for Students) with prizes for the winners.

 

Congratulations to our newly crowned Nevada State Champion FM Elliott Liu!

On Sunday November 2nd at 12 noon we are pleased to announce the visit of WGM Atousa Pourkashiyan from Iran, the WGM will give a lecture and simul. Everyone is invited to attend, EF: $10 for both events. Here are some of the achievements of WGM Pourkashiyan:
1. becoming Woman Grand Master in chess Olympiad (Dresden-2008) 
2. 4 times Won gold medal in Asian youth championships (1999-2000-2002-2004)
3. Gold medal in world youth championship (Spain-2000)
4. Former Asian Champion (Philippine-2010)
5. Silver Medal in Asian women championship (UAE-2014)
also member of Hamburg chess team in Bundesliga

The Millionaire chess tournament was a great success!! Thanks to GM Maurice Ashley and Entrepreneur Amy Lee for putting this together! click here for updates, results and media coverage: official webiste 

Taking your chess to the next level? Glenn has some tips

Our next weekend tournament is going to take place on December 5-7 at the Learning Village. The Downtown Chess fest promised to be a fun filled tournament with the Scholastic section, meaning that players of all ages will gathered together to enjoy of the royal game. Help us to make this one a memorable one!! click in the following link to register and for more info  Downtown Chess Fest

The Nevada Chess Board of Directors has voted to hold the 2015 Nevada State Scholastic Chess Championship at the Learning Village in downtown Las Vegas. More information about the 2015 Nevada State Scholastic Chess Championship will be posted soon, stay tuned. Thanks to DTP and the Learning Village for making this happens! Thank you also to the Downtown Rangers for their great support.

Taking your chess to the next level? Glenn has some tips

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We welcome players of any age and any skills level. We offer free coaching for beginners and casual chess, we also provide all the equipment needed.