City of Vision Has a New Prophet.

This Sunday’s Rio Rancho Observer will feature a special article about The Meadowlark Chess Group and how the city of over 100,ooo people plan to inaugurate a new World-Class Chess program that will rival Las Cruces, Santa Fe and all the other leading chess...

New Mexico Closed Championship

Many states have a closed championship. There were a few years last decade when we held it (near the end of Jesse Kraai’s time here). With the exception of Jesse, the field of players we have now is probably the best it has been 10 years. I’ll leave it the...

BORDERLAND ABYSS

Thank Matt Grinberg for this write up on our Borderland Abyss   Borderland Abyss   The Borderland Abyss tournament was held in Las Cruces last weekend.  The tournament was expertly organized and run by Borderland Chess (Augy Valverde) and Endgame Chess (Will...

Borderland Mayhem

Into the Abyss we marched, out of the Abyss we crawled.  The Borderland Abyss held on the campus of NMSU Las Cruces on June 3 and 4 proved an exciting affair.  The strength of the tournament was demonstrated by Matt Grinberg being in the second tier.  Showing his...