Our daily newsletter, the National Open News, is provided free of charge to every participant in the Las Vegas International Chess Festival! Each newsletter includes highlights of the events from the previous day, photos and annotated games.
Every participant will be mailed a complimentary DVD containing hundreds of games and photos from the National Open and other Chess Festival events. Also included will be electronic copies of the daily National Open News for you to print at home in color.
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The Las Vegas International Chess Festival is an annual chess event held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The festival includes the National Open, which is one of America's longest running, premier Open tournaments. First established by Ed Edmondson in 1965, Fred Gruenberg and Alan Losoff have organized the National Open for over 25 years, and have built its well-deserved reputation as The Chess Vacation of the Year. The festival also includes the US Game/10 Championship, US Women's Open, simuls by Grandmasters, Youth International and Scholastic Trophy events and much, much more.
Las Vegas International Chess Festival P.O. Box 90925 Henderson, NV 89009 (702) 560-0955 Contact Form/Email
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino 3000 S. Paradise Road Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
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