State Champions

Photo from the 2002 NM Senior Open (taken by Susan Koenig) shows two four-time NM State Champions
Warren Miller and Jack Shaw. Jack is third from the left on the front row and Warren is directly behind Jack.

Byes (additional comment)

1/2 pt. byes in four round events. Suppose you don't play well on Sat. Lose the first and draw the second. Feel better and show up eager to play early Sun. but now discover you receive a forced bye and have to wait until Sun. afternoon thereby only getting in three...

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Chess Players Take Note

Chess Players Take Note ... If you are no longer in the habit of looking ahead for NMCO tourn. announcements ...The new NMCO has already published the format for the Memorial/Senior ... and what a great format it is for serious chess (non-seniors, also). Suggestion:...

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Last call for games (until next time)

Hey all, If you played in the NM Open, this is a last call to turn in any games you'd like to see published in the Desert Knight. I realize there were a number of problems with turning in games at the tournament site, including that many scoresheets didn't have a...

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