Wednesday last, 30 Nov, a fellow chesser, Art Byers died due to heart complications. Art was a regular until recently at the Bear Canyon CC and dropped out due to both physical and age limitations… “I’m just not as strong as I use to be” and...All, The NMCO Board Meetings have been added the google calendar, they will happen the second Monday of each month. More information can be found at the following page for time and location....A correction to previous post re ride: SF Quad Tournament next Saturday. Misplaced phone. Please call: 828-1924 Thanks Richard There was a nice article in the Sunday Albuquerque Journal’s Life section about Victor Lopez, who will be receiving a Spirit of New Mexico award on December 13 for his work in founding the Learners Chess Academy. Way to go Victor!All, The upcoming events have been added back to the site. If you have any tournaments you would like to add please submit them to email@example.com and I will get them online for 2017.