A Great Event!!!

A Great Chess Tournament!!      Congratulations for the innovative and resourceful leadership of our NMCO officers. kudos to all.

ABQ Journal Submissions

Hello Everyone! A big thanks to our organization’s leadership for putting together a successful and exciting NM Class Championship this weekend. Special s/o to Peter Lattimore, Will Barela, Annabelle Romero, and Steve Perea. + Congrats to Philip Bauer for...

outdoor chess tournaments

It would be nice to have outdoor events. I really think we need to take chess to a new level.The streets. And, lets make chess more of an influence in New Mexico. We need to turn up the volume. And, why not. Central Park in New York has chess players playing in...

chess lessons

I have a great suggestion.  Its difficult to travel to get chess lessons. Summer is coming up. How about reading a book from Jeremy Silman. The book is called Reasses Your Chess. The fourth ed. is the latest. The book helps 1400 to 2100 + rating group. Jeremy has also...

Invitation to join at the WORLD OPEN

I want to find a room mate to split room cost at the World Open.  Join me: it will be fun 🙂 If you are interested, send me an email by cdjaquish@gmail.com.  Thanks guys and I wish you the very best! Sincerely, Caleb

$1300 prize fund!

I am holding a Tournament on chess day in Socorro with a guaranteed prize!  I wanted lower rated players to get the chance to play for big bucks just like the top players.  I will be fronting my money to ensure the prize fund if not enough entries cover it.  I am...