News & Announcements - Evans Memorial Info

2016-02-08 Class Championship Qualifier, Round 6 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 6 rounds, only David Toste stands perfect at 4.0/4. A half point off the pace is Jason Thoel, at 2.5/3. See class qualifier results and schedule here>>.
Here are pairings for Feb 11 Thursday 7pm (white-black):
Class Qualifier Round 7:
Hebein-A.Mann, Castaneda-Smith, Bennett-Pease, Hunt-Toste, J.Mann-Thoel, Giovannetti-Mortlock, Arteaga-Olson
2016-02-08 Club Championship Qualifier, Round 4 of 11
Note: Round 6 games are scheduled for Sunday, February 14 (Valentine's Day). Note: Sunday games start at 6pm.
After 4 rounds, Kevin Gafni stands at a perfect 4.0/4, while Fred Casten stands at 3.0/3. See club qualifier results and schedule here>>. NOTE: Since #2 dropped out early, a 2nd round pairing was changed to Peterson-Chung, and a 9th round pairing was changed to Weikel-Case
Here are pairings for Feb 11 Thursday (white-black):
Club Qualifier Round 5:
Chinnici-Brandt, Case-Chung, Gafni-BYE, Shapiro-Fischer, Peterson-Casten, Elovic-Weikel
Games To Be Made Up

Jan 7 : Giovannetti-Castaneda, Thoel-Toste

Jan 28: Hebein-Hunt, Castaneda-Bennett

Jan 31: Toste-J.Mann, Smith-Bennett

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

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.
News items before July 2015 are archived in the News Archive.