Keeping Chess a New Mexican Tradition



New Mexico Chess Organization

NMCO, P.O. Box 4215, Albuquerque, NM 87196-4215

President: Annabelle Romero or 505-699-9134
Vice President: Will Barela
Treasurer: Dean Brunton or 505-241-2618
Secretary: Willow LeTard
Tournament Organizer: Peter Lattimore
Webmaster: Joey Troy
NMCO Board Email:

Welcome to the new NMCO Website! This new site design for NMCO is powered by WordPress, which will allow for easier data input and management for NMCO. On the top right you will notice the following icon hamburger. This icon is called the hamburger menu. If you click on it with your mouse or touch it with your finger on a tablet or mobile device it will allow you to see the main menu.

On the forum page we have added the ability to submit posts through the website. Simply click the link on the right side of the page called “Submit a Post” to fill out the form. It allows for HTML and Rich text along with the ability to paste images. Another added feature in the forum area is the ability to respond to posts through the comments. All posts and comments will be approved by the webmaster before making it to the live site. The NMCO board hopes you enjoy our new website. This is small sample of the great things to come for 2016 and 2017!

NMCO would like to formally thank Jeff Sallade for the many, many years of hard work supporting the NMCO Website. Without his time and assistance NMCO would not have had a home on the web. Thank you Jeff for your years of service!


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Simul Wednesday March 22 at 1pm

Free Simul at Hotel Cascada give by Arvindeswamy.  One of New Mexico's rising chess players will be giving a simul at Hotel Cascada, reserve your spot today, seating is limited 30.  Contact Coach Steve for more information.

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Utopian Open Rated

The Utopian Open has now been rated.  Thanks to all 22 playes who showed up.  Congrats to Paul Covington who traveled down from Colorado Springs to win the Open section.  Willow LeTard came from Albuquerque to win the Reserve.  Ratings prizes went to Wendel Brown,...

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Giving back!

So you've played chess for years.  Now what? Why not give back to the community and be a volunteer chess coach at a local school!  This is a rewarding experience that allows you to teach the royal game to students.  I have been coaching for a decade and would be glad...

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