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The Reno Chess Club was established in 1952.

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Reno, NV 89502
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2019-09-18 Western States Open Tournament set for October 18, details posted
The 37th Annual Western States Open is set to run October 18-20, 2019 (OR October 19-20 for 2-day schedule in the Class Sections). Click here for details>>. There are now 49 preregistrations as of 9/18/2019 at 6:40 AM PDT. See preregistrations>>.
2019-09-20 Western States Prep announced
The Western States Prep is set to run September 26th to October 10th 3 rounds $5 entry.

2019-09-20 David Ryba Memorial Tournament, round 6 of 6
The David Ryba Memorial Tournament kicked off on August 15 with 20 participants. It will last 6 rounds to September 19th. $35 entry with prize fund. Club Champion Danill Fedunov is first with a perfect 6 points, coming in clear second is James Inman with 4.5 points. Sharing third is Fred Casten, Kevin Chung, Paul Mortlock and Fyock Nicholas with 4 points each.See results>>.
2019-08-09 Fedunov Three-Peats as Club Champion!
Current Nevada State Chess Champion NM Daniil Fedunov won the club championship for the third time in a row, for the fourth time overall. By my count, he won the championship with an impressive 18 wins, 3 draws, and 0 losses. Congratulations, Daniil! See Results.
2019-07-19 O'Doan Swiss results posted
The O'doan Swiss has 14 players and runs until July 18th; 5 rounds $10 entry. James Inman scores first; Kagan Uz is second, followed by Kevin Chung in third. See results here>> A couple players reached new milestones: Kagan Uz gained 107 rating points and at 1627 reached Class B for the first time! Nathaniel Tao gained 53 rating points and at 1402 reached Class C for the first time! James Inman gained 25 rating points and touched the 1900 rating level for the first time!
2019-06-07 Lilac Swiss results posted
The Lilac Swiss is complete; James Inman scores first followed by Jeff Bilyeu and Bob Bennett sharing second.
See Results>> .
2019-06-04 Class Championships
David Toste is the Class B champion; Paul Mortlock is the Class C Champion and
Norm Wyatt is the Class D Champion. See results here>>.
2019-05-03 Class Championship Qualifier
Fifteen players kicked off a single round robin tournament set to last from January 17 to May 2. David Toste and Jack Hayes play 4 games for Class B championship; Kagan Uz and Paul Mortlock play 4 games for Class C Championship. Norm Wyatt is the Class D Champion, Congratulations Norm. See pairings and results here>>.
2019-05-03 Club Championship Qualifier
Eight players including defending club and state champion NM Daniil Fedunov kicked off a double round robin tournament set to last from January 17 to April 25. Danill Fedunov leads with a perfect score 13.0/13, followed by Fred Casten 9.5/13 in second; clear third is Tony Chinnici 7.0/14. See pairings and results here>>.
2019-04-25 Larry Evans Memorial results posted
Congratulations to GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez, GM Enrico Sevillano and Josh Grabinsky, who shared first place in the Open Section. The Expert Section went to a five-way tie among Bryon Doyle, Christopher Pan, Anthony Blessing, Om Chinchiwadkar, and Pranav Kurunogod Anoop. Section A went to a two-way tie between Kian Patel and Cailen Melville. Section B went to a two-way tie between Lucas Flach and Shubham Patankar. Jason Liu won clear first in Section C. Jolene Liu won clear first in Section D. Sacramento Chess Club 1 won the team competition. Top Senior was Bernard Spera. Top Unrated was Jonathan Snoeberger. See the cross tables in results>>.
News items before January 2018 are archived in the News Archive.