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!


Our Constitution
Our By Laws

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 programs...

read more

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 organizers...

read more


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...

read more