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Alamogordo Chess Club

Alamogordo Chess Club meets Mondays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at Plateau Espresso, 2724 N Scenic Dr, Alamogordo.  You can come and leave whenever you want between those times.  We get together for casual chess and study.  We have all levels of players from beginner to expert.  For more information on either, contact Matt Grinberg at 575 415-3628 or


Albuquerque Chess Club

Slice & Dice Pizzeria, 2225 Wyoming Blvd NE, Ste C, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87112
Meets Thursdays from 5:30pm to 9pm
Open to all ages and skill levels
Every week is a USCF rated event with no entry fee required to play
You may bring your own boards and clocks. Sets and clocks are available.
For more information, email Daniel Serna at or

You may find us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter by searching for "Albuquerque Chess Club".

Bear Canyon Chess Club

Bear Canyon Senior Center, 4645 Pitt Street NE, Abq 87111

Meets Mondays Wednesdays Fridays 11:30-2:30

Tuesdays Thursdays & Saturdays flexible hours by appointment ~

All levels welcome. Informal play. Clocks available. Established Club > 15 years. Contact Jesus Samuel (505) 681-8465 

Coronado Chess Club

Wednesdays 7:00pm at Frontier Restaurant on Central Ave. in Albuquerque, across from UNM (in the back room). Two unrated rounds , G25+5 — plus informal games and analysis ’til late in the night (Frontier is open 5am-1am). This is a long-standing club with character. Walk-ins welcome. Ernest Miramontes is currently running the club. 


Diamondback Chess Club

Meets every Monday at Fuddruckers 4855 Pan American Fwy NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109, 6pm to 8pm. Open to all ages and all skill levels. Each Monday will be a rated tournament with a $5 entry fee and cash prizes.  Contact Willow LeTard at for more information or visit our website or Facebook page


Empire Chess Club

Every Sunday except holidays at Jasons Deli 5920 Holly Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113, 5pm to 9pm, all ages and levels welcome for casual play.  No charge to play, sets and clocks provided.  $0.25 rated games.  For more info contact Steve Perea at 505-315-8709 or


Meadowlark Chess Club

Meets at the Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane, SE in Rio Rancho, on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 5 to 8pm.  Co-sponsor of chess events held at the Meadowlark Center.  Average age is 70 to 75 years. Contact is Paul Morton, 505+867-9664 (home) and 505+514-6807 (cell).  Email:


West Mesa Chess Club

West Mesa Community Center Chess Club. Address: 5500 Glenrio Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87105 (Easy freeway access from I-40 west to Coors south to Glenrio east). The Center opens up at 8:00 am on Saturday and the Chess Club members play from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Center usually closes for holidays and you can call the center at (505) 836-3487 to verify. We have a have a large playing site with large tables to provide adequate spacing between players. All ages and chess strengths are welcomed. Usual playing strength of club members is around 1200 to 1900. Play is very informal. Come join us for a good game of chess, a free cup of coffee and donuts while they last. Contact Bob Scott, Club President at (505) 833-3770 for any further information. Please no phone calls after 6:00 pm.


Hub City Chess

Club meets at Belen Public Library, but is currently waiting for Covid restrictions to lift before they can meet again.


Cloudcroft Chess Club

Club meets at 7pm on Mondays.  Meet at Eight the Cake, 506a Burro St, Cloudcroft NM.  Free coffee and sometimes we have snacks available.  All ages and skill levels are welcome to arrend.  Chess Boards are provided by Eight the Cake.  Contact Richard Welch


Four Corners Chess Club

Still  going after 40 years + !!  The Four Corners Chess Club will be playing OTB on Tuesdays from 5PM-7PM at San Juan College. We play in the student lounge above Mary's Kitchen and next to the SJC library. Steve Marquez – at 505-330-2923 or Preston Herrington – at 505-486-1197.


Revolution Chess Club

Wednesdays from 6pm-7:30pm in the Rio West Mall's Food Court.

If anyone has questions, I can be contacted at

Las Cruces

Cruces Chess Club

Wednesdays at 7:00pm, floating location, please see for the schedule or find us on Facebook. 

Endgame Chess

On hold due to Covid.

NMSU Chess Club

On hold due to Covid.

Los Alamos

Los Alamos Chess Club

We meet (most) Tuesdays from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the Mesa Public Library's upstairs meeting room. Casual play and informal study. All ages and skill levels welcome! For more info and to receive announcements write to

Santa Fe


Santa Fe Chess

Club has regular practices: CHOMP Food Hall on Sundays from 6-8 p.m., Violet Crown on Mondays from 6-9 p.m., and the tables by op.cit. books at the DeVargas Center every day from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The club also hosts simuls, rated tournaments, SFCC courses, and lessons at K-12 schools. Players range from <1000 up to 2200, with all ages and skill levels welcome. For more info, contact Justin: (505) 231-1358,, or Santa Fe Chess on Facebook & Instagram.

Vista Grande Chess Club

Vista Grande Public Library in Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM. We have a chess club at the library every Friday from 3-5:00 pm. This is for all ages, some very skilled players as well as new players attend. The library is located at 14 Avenida Torreon, Santa Fe NM. Contact Abigail Smith for more information.


Taos Chess Club

We meet every Sunday from 1-4 pm at Popolos game shop, 729 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur.

Truth or Consequences

Grotto Falls Chess Club

Meeting time: Fridays 12pm - 3pm, The Grotto Falls, 105 Main Ave, T or C, NM 87901

Bring your own chess equipment, please.

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