Keeping Chess a New Mexican Tradition



New Mexico Chess Organization

NMCO, P.O. Box 4215, Albuquerque, NM 87196-4215

President: Will Barela
Vice President: Andrew Flores
Treasurer: Dean Brunton or 505-241-2618
Secretary: Mike Hibner
Tournament Organizer:
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
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I'd like to thank all the officers for their service, first of all. Second, I'd like to propose that future elections be held separately from tournaments. While I appreciate that that's when a large number of voting electorate are present. However, the energy and...

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NMCO 2017 Elections

NMCO 2017 Elections are in the books President - Will Barela Vice President - Andrew Flores Secretary - Mike Hibner Treasure - Dean Brunton

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Election of NMCO Officers

Every year at the State Championship Tournament a NMCO Membership Meeting is scheduled for the primary purpose of electing officers. This year’s meeting will be held at 1:30 P.M. on Sunday November 12, 2017, at the Sheraton Uptown, between rounds in the larger playing...

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