Keeping Chess a New Mexican Tradition



New Mexico Chess Organization

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

President: Andrew Flores
Vice President: Peter Cuneo
Treasurer: Dean Brunton or 505-241-2618
Secretary: Nick Miller
Tournament Organizer: 
Desert Knight Editor: Doug Thigpen
Webmaster: Andrew Ackerman
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.

NMCO would like to formally thank Jeff Sallade and Joey Troy for the hard work of supporting the NMCO Website.


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Isolated Pawn Juga – Video Youtube

This chess music video was mentioned during the WCC in London. The singer Juga is a big chess fan. She has a few music videos on chess. This one is pretty cute. It is about an actual game that was played but I don't remember which one....

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Team Fabi

Thank you WIM Ivette Garcia and GM Josh Friedel for visiting Las Cruces! We are excited about your return with Super GM Fabiano Caruana! We will keep EVERYONE in New Mexico posted. GOOD LUCK FABI!! Will Barela President of Endgame Chess Inc US Chess Clubs Committee...

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New Facebook Page

Hello Everyone, We finally did it, we joined the modern age and we're now on social media.  This won't affect our website or how we currently post things.  This is just another avenue how we will communicate with all of you, and help us enhance your experience with...

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