Tournament Events

July 8th & 9th, 2017 - Albuquerque Open

The New Mexico Chess Organization presents

The 2017 Albuquerque Open Chess Tournament

 When & Where:

July 8th , 9th 2017
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1901 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Who’s Playing:

All current registered players are listed here
http://nmchess.org/registered/

Chief Tournament Director: Will Barela
Assistant Tournament Directors: Peter Lattimore, Willow LeTard

Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1901 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Sections (open to everyone regardless of residence):
1. Fischer* (rating at least 1800), entry fee $50 (free entry to anyone rated 2200 or above, entry fee deducted from any prize awarded)
2. Lasker* (rating 1500 – 1799 or unrated), entry fee $45
3. Fine* (rating 1200 – 1499 or unrated), entry fee $40
4. Browne* (rating less than 1200 or unrated), entry fee $40

*rounds at 9:30 am, 2 pm, 5:45 pm Saturday; 10 am, 2 pm Sunday; G/90;d05

All sections except Fischer: you may “play up” one section for an additional $10.

Prizes:
•Based on entries.

Miscellaneous:
•Entries received by 7PM MDT June 16th , 2017 receive a $10 discount; entries received by 7PM MDT June 30th , 2017 receive a $5 discount; deadline for Paypal entries: 7PM July 7th ; deadline for checks: received by July 6th .

•USCF membership required (not available for purchase at tournament).

•On-site registration will only be available between 10 am and noon Saturday, and includes a $15 late fee and first round ½ point bye.

•Paypal accepted; checks payable to NMCO, P.O. Box 4215, Albuquerque NM 87196. See nmchess.org for more details and entry form.

•One ½ pt. bye available to each player; zero pt. byes available whenever needed. ½ bye must be declared before 8:45 am Saturday.

Bring your own chess pieces, board, clock and writing instrument(s); none supplied.

•Call tournament organizer Peter Lattimore at (505) 710-3420 if any questions or assistance needed.

Accommodations:
Crowne Plaza Hotel mention NMCO Chess Tournament for $84/night room rates on July 7, 8, 9.

Secure Check Out Forms Below: 

July 27th & 28th, 2017 - Got Rating?

Got rating?

Summer Fun Tournament!  Open to all levels of ratings, over 1200 will be in separate sections. There will be a group of House players 1400-1800 on hand to play in higher sections or longer individual games.  You can play a section up at no extra charge.

Thursday July 27th 6 rounds USCF rated, G30d0
Rounds at 9:30am, 10:40am, 11:50am, 1:00pm 2:10pm and 3:30pm

multiple sections depending on number of entries, Tournament will end around 5pm

Entry Fee $6

Friday July 28th Speed Chess Tournament G10d0
Rounds will start every 25 minutes at 9:30, Number of rounds depend on entries

multiple sections depending on number of entries, Tournament will end around 1pm

Entry Fee $6

Play in both for $10

No prizes for sections over 1200, U1200 chess medals and other prizes.

Location Hotel Cascada 2500 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

Contact Steve Perea to register or more information

chess.coach.steve@gmail.com

August 5th, 2017 - Action Tournament

Action Tournament

Sponsored by the Sabor Peruano restaurant at Devargas Mall. 5 rounds G/30 ;d5 $10 to enter.  Cash prizes based on entries more info at santaferooks.blogspot.com
September 9th, 2017 - AIMS@UNM Open

AIMS@UNM Open

September 9th at 933 Bradbury

K- 12 grade USCF rated

Sections K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12

Medals and Special prizes 1 st – 3 rd

Team trophies for HS, MS and ES

Entry $10, $5 more on site reg. 8-8:30

Non-USCF $20 (includes membership)

Rounds 9,11,2,4 G55d0

Lunch 1-2

Reg online with

chess.coach.steve@gmail.com

or call 505-315- 8709

September 16th, 2017 - La Tienda Open

La Tienda Open

In Eldorado at the performance space. 2 sections Open and U 1700.  4 rounds G/60 with a 5 second delay. Rounds at 10   1   3:15   and   5:30    Entry is $20
Prizes:
Open:$120    U1900:$80
Reserve:$100  U1500:$60  U1300:$40

October 14th & 15th, 2017 - National Chess Day Event Socorro

National Chess Day Event Socorro

October 14-15, 2017 ************************************************************************************** Located at New Mexico TECH Joseph A. Fidel center. 801 Leroy Place Socorro, NM 87801 Advance Reg thru Empire Chess Affiliate thru Stripe by October 13 before 10 pm. On site reg at 10:00 until noon with Zero point bye first round. ************************************************************************************** Open entry $40 5 rounds Saturday 9:30, 2:00, 6:00 Sunday 10:00, 2:00 G90;d5 1st-$200 2nd-$150 3rd-$100 Masters and NMT students with current USCF membership play free ************************************************************************************** Reserve under 1700 entry $40 5 rounds Saturday 9:30, 2:00, 6:00 Sunday 10:00, 2:00 G90;d5 1st-$200 2nd-$150 3rd-$100 NMT students with current USCF membership play free ************************************************************************************** Booster U1300 entry $40 5 rounds Saturday 9:30, 2:00, 6:00 Sunday 10:00, 2:00 G90;d5 1st-$200 2nd-$150 3rd-$100 NMT students with current USCF membership play free ************************************************************************************** Scholastic K-12 under 1100 entry $15 4 rounds Saturday 9:30, 11:30, 2:30, 4:30 G45;d0 1st thru 3rd medals and other prizes Socorro K-12 students free. ************************************************************************************** Chief TD Steve Perea & Assistant TD’s based on entries.  Info Steve Perea 505-315-8709 or at chess.coach.steve@gmail.com

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November 10th, 11th & 12th, 2017 - New Mexico Open

The New Mexico Chess Organization presents

The 2017 New Mexico Open Chess Tournament – November 10th, 11th & 12th 2017
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1901 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102
6 round SS (4 round SS for under 1000 on Saturday and also on Sunday)
More info to come…