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: Steve Perea
Webmaster: Andrew Ackerman
Desert Knight Editor: Jesse Vicario
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!


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SFR Event Rated

Congrats to Bob Nolan for winning the quad. The tournament has now been rated. Our next event is an Action tournament on February 3rd also at the Sabor Peruano restaurant in the De Vargas Mall in Santa Fe. We will play 5 rounds G/30 ;d5. Entry $10. See you there!

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The gauntlet has been seized there be chess tournaments to be had 12/27, 12/28 & 12/29 all in 2017 naturally. So this is a challenge: arrrrgh be there! Talking like a pirate or looking like one is optional. Me hearties be there!(no plunder or spoil promised! No...

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