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Quote of the Week: "The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the mind are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions, for life is a kind of chess." -Benjamin Franklin

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

Remember we will be closed this week but join us Friday October 3 at 6:30 PM for the start of a new USCF rated tournament. Entry Fee $2 (only $1 for students.) Time control Game in 75 minutes with a 30 second increment added per move. Sunday October 5 at 12 noon is quadruple the chess action with 4 USCF rated games in 40 minutes with a 5 second delay with prizes for the winners. Entry Fee $5 (only $3 for students.) See you there!

*Please note the following dates we will be closed: Sept 26 and 28 (due to the match in  Tonopah) October 10 and 12 (due to the Millionaire tournament at Planet Hollywood) Oct 24 and 26 (due to the Life is Good Festival.)

The Nevada State Championship playoff will be held in Tonopah, in the heart of the wild west country on September 27th and 28th. The Northern vs, South match will take place Saturday and the Nevada Quick Chess Championship(G/10 mins) on Sunday. If you are interested contact John Trivett at 702-806-7410 or Juan at 702-283-9512.

The Millionaire chess with players from 41 countries so far is coming to town, it will take place at the Planet Hollywood next month, October 9th to 12 th, many of of our local players are playing there. Thanks to GM Maurice Ashley and Entrepreneur Amy Lee for putting this together! click here for more info: 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


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.