Daily Newsletter 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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Newsletter sponsored by Pawn Sacrifice movie.  In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, PAWN SACRIFICE chronicles Fischer’s terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.  For more information, please visit  Take your large organization, class or club to see the film this September –  for more information please email