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: Intentionally Left Vacant
Scholastic Director: Anthony Romero
Desert Knight Editor: Intentionally Left Vacant
Webmaster: John LeTard
Member at Large: Pending Acceptance
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 for the hard work of supporting the NMCO Website.


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Scholastic Financial Assistance

The New Mexico Chess Organization (NMCO) Board has begun a new program to assist Scholastic Chess families dealing with either temporary or extended financial hardship. The program is to administer United States Chess Federation (USCF) Vouchers to any Scholastic Chess...

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2021 NMCO Scholastic State Championships

Due to having an online event, this year’s scholastic state championship will be funded through Donations. To donate click here Scholastic Donations You can Register here: 2021 State Championships 2021 NMCO Scholastic State Championships A high level scholastic...

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States Cup Round 4

Monday night 9/28/2020 at 8:00pm, our New Mexico team takes on Washington. The link for the live stream will be on and Here are the teams, BOARD 1: Jesse Vicario 2035 and NM Rushaan Mahajan 2209...

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States Cup Round 3

Thursday night 9/24/2020 at 8:00pm, our New Mexico team takes on Nevada. The link for the live stream will be on Here are the teams, BOARD 1: Jesse Vicario 2035 and Tom Brownscombe 2200 BOARD 2: Eric Stuart 1981 and Jeff Gallegos...

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