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(and other games, too)

News and Information

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Casual Chess — FREE! Southern Nevada Chess Club – – Sunday (Fathers Day) June 16 @ 1-5pm.

See Las Vegas Review Journal article featuring Bridgeopolis Chess


Bridgeopolis Chess found a new home

Our three-year lease at our current Club space expired in May. On June 1, we moved to 6284 Spring Mountain Road in Las Vegas, NV 89146.

Our new name is the Southern Nevada Chess Club. This name is a DBA of Bridgeopolis LLC


Upcoming Tournaments at Southern Nevada Chess Club



Note: We are moving to 6284 Spring Mountain Road on June 1. The June series will be held at our new location: 6284 Spring Mountain Road.


The series appeals to our more advanced players with ratings between 900-2000. We play one round each night for a total of four rounds. Fee: $50 in advance. Add $2 for Venmo/Paypal

IM Andranik Matikozyan teaches a group class to youngsters and some adults every Tuesday. Send email to coach@lvchess.school or marv@snvchess.com with questions.

There is a a tournament series every Tuesday night for kids. All students of Coach Andy receive a discount on entry fee. See below for details and registration.

SNVCC is teaming up with Noble Collegiate Academy (NCA) to provide tournaments for kids ages 6-13 on two afternoons a week for two weeks in June and two weeks in July. Tournaments are included for those in NCA’s Summer Chess Camp but we have some limited availability for other students. Please contact babyuniversity001@gmail.com for info about their Chess camp.

GM Simul and Scholastic Tournament
Visiting Grand Master Zbigniew Pakleza (USChess: 2560, FIDE: 2489) will be guest-hosting a Simul at SNVChess. Players will have G25+5 while the GM will have G120+5. Open to adults and kids. USChess Membership is not required for the Simul. The Kids scholastic tournament will follow the Simul and kids in the Simul receive a discount on the Scholastic Tourn. Details are on the registration form.

GM Simul and Beginner and 700+ Tournament
Visiting Grand Master Ben Finegold (USChess: 2475, FIDE: 2400) will be guest-hosting a Simul at SNVChess. No clock for this Simul USChess Membership is not required for the Simul. The Beginner and 700+ tournament with two sections will follow the Simul and players in the Simul receive a discount on the Tournament. Details are on the registration form.

We’ve compiled a short guide for new Southern Nevada Chess Club Players

The Southern Nevada Chess Club is a private club. Anyone may join but management reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to remove an individual deemed as rude, arrogant, or failing to exhibit good sportsmanship.