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2016-02-13 Class Championship Qualifier, Round 7 of 13
Note: Round 8 games are scheduled for Sunday, February 14 (Valentine's Day). Note: Sunday games start at 6pm.
The club calendar>> has been updated to show details through September.
New rules may apply; click here>> to review.
After 7 rounds, David Toste leads with 5.5/6. A point off the pace are Grant Giovannetti, Chris Hebein, James Mann, and Jason Thoel. See class qualifier results and schedule here>>.
Here are pairings for Feb 14 Sunday 6pm (white-black):
Class Qualifier Round 8:
A.Mann-Arteaga, Olson-Giovannetti, Mortlock-J.Mann, Thoel-Hunt, Toste-,Bennett Pease-Castaneda, Smith-Hebein
 
2016-02-13 Club Championship Qualifier, Round 5 of 11
Note: Round 6 games are scheduled for Sunday, February 14 (Valentine's Day). Note: Sunday games start at 6pm.
After 5 rounds, Kevin Gafni leads with 4.5/5. Fred Casten, Bill Case, and Elie Elovic are a half point off the pace. See club qualifier results and schedule here>>.
Here are pairings for Feb 14 Sunday 6 pm (white-black):
Club Qualifier Round 6:
Brandt-Elovic, Weikel-Peterson, Casten-Shapiro, Fischer-Gafni, BYE-Case, Chung-Chinnici
 
Games To Be Made Up

Jan 7 : Giovannetti-Castaneda

Jan 28: Hebein-Hunt, Castaneda-Bennett

Jan 31: Toste-J.Mann

Feb 4 : Arteaga-Thoel, Brandt-Weikel, Casten-Elovic, Chinnici-Case

Feb 11: Castaneda-Smith, Elovic-Weikel

 
2016 Larry Evans Memorial tournament details released
Details of one of Reno's two annual big tournaments are now published>>.
 
2015-12-18 Holiday Swiss, Final Round 7
Attrition reduced the swiss tournament to 4 players last Thursday. Dan Shapiro caught Arlo Mann (who didn't play). They split first place atop the 14-man field in the Holiday Swiss. See results>>.
 
2015-10-23 Western States Open Results!
157 players competed in the 33rd Reno Western States Open. GM Jesse Kraai and WGM Tatev Abrahamyan shared first place with 5.0/6 in the Open Section. Kraai won $100 extra for winning the G/10x2 playoff. See Western States Open Results!>>
 
2015-09-27 Vegas retakes Team Trophy in Tonopah
Congratulations to the Las Vegas team for winning the annual team match. Defending state champion Elliott Liu and last year's runner-up Mike Zaloznyy defeated experts Virgil Reyes and Ernie Hong, respectively. Liu and Zaloznyy will have a rematch of last year's state championship later in October.
 
2015-09-24 Annual Meeting
The current slate of officers were re-elected except Jeff Olson replaced Rick Arteaga at Sergeant at Arms. 2015-2016 officers are: President - Jerry Weikel; Vice President - Vernon Young; Treasurer - George Smith; Secretary - Norm Wyatt; Sergeant-At-Arms - Jeff Olson. A few issues were discussed, namely that the club will likely return to 30/90,SD/60 time controls and that the events calendar should be more detailed. Please pay annual dues to Treasurer George Smith by Thursday, October 8.
 
2015-09-18 David Ryba Memorial, Final Round 6
Jerry Weikel beat Kevin Gafni while Grant Giovannetti beat George Fischer; both finished 5.0/6 to split the top prize of the David Ryba Memorial. Giovannetti gained 143 rating points! See the results HERE>>.
 
2015-09-06 Club Championship - Hong repeats!
Defending club champion Ernie Hong won with white against Fred Casten to clinch the club championship 4.5-3.5. This is the second year in a row Hong has won the club championship. See the Club Championship bracket HERE>>.
 
2015-08-07 Summer Swiss, Final Round 6
Jason Thoel finished atop the field of 12 with a score of 4.0/6 and a performance rating of 1830! Jason's pre-tournament rating was 1388 and he gained 148 rating points to 1536! See the Summer Swiss results HERE>>
 
2015-07-31 Class Championships
Congratulations to George Fischer who clinched the Class A Championship 2.5-1.5 over Barry Brandt! This is George's third year in a row of winning the Class A Championship. Congratulations to Kevin Chung who clinched the Class B Championship 3-0 over Bob Turner! In Class C, Mike Houser, down 0-1, conceded the match to Grant Giovannetti. Congratulations to Grant Giovannetti, Class C Champion! Congratulations to Norm Wyatt who clinched the Class D Championship with a draw to finish 4.5-1.5 over Jim Hunt. This is Norm's second year in a row of winning the Class D Championship. See the Class Championship results HERE>> George's, Kevin's, Grant's, and Norm's names have been added to the Champions page.
 
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