Clubs

Alamogordo

Alamogordo Chess Club

Alamogordo Chess Club meets Thursdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Christian Church of Alamogordo, 1300 Hawaii Avenue, 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.  We also meet on the Lichess website from 4pm to 7pm.  For more information on either, contact Matt Grinberg at 575 415-3628 or matt.grinberg@erols.com

Albuquerque

Coronado Chess Club

Wednesdays 6:45pm at Frontier Restaurant on Central Ave. in Albuquerque, across from UNM (in the back room). Two unrated rounds weekly, game in 30 — plus informal games and analysis ’til late in the night (Frontier is open 5am-1am). This is a long-standing club with character. Ramzi Hammad is currenlty running the club.

5-min Friday blitz – Fridays around 3:00-7:00pm at Frontier’s back room; play for table & usual strength of players are USCF rt. ~2000

    

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 chess.coachwillow@gmail.com for more information or our Facebook page

     

Empire Chess Club

Every Sunday except holidays at Jasons Deli 5920 Holly Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113, 6pm to 9pm, all ages and levels welcome for casual play.  No charge to play, sets and clocks provided.  For more info contact Steve Perea at 505-315-8709 or chess.coach.steve@gmail.com

    

Meadowlark Chess Club

Meets at the Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane, SE in Rio Rancho, every Friday from 1pm to 4pm.  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:  morton.paul@gmail.com

Meadowlark Senior Center is currently closed due to Covid restrictions and the club is not meeting,

Belen

Hub City Chess

Club meets at Belen Public Library, but is currently waiting for Covid restrictions to lift before they can meet again.
Website: https://www.hubcitychess.org/

Farmington

Four Corners Chess Club

Still  going after 40 years + !!  The club currently meets virtually every Tuesday from 5-7pm on lichess.org. For more information contact Steve Marquez – resurrectionnews@aol.com at 505-330-2923 or Preston Herrington – pherringtonchess@gmail.com at 505-486-1197.

Las Cruces

Endgame Chess

On hold due to Covid.

   

Las Cruces Chess Club

On hold due to Covid.

NMSU Chess Club

On hold due to Covid.

   

Santa Fe

De Vargas Mall Chess

Players meet almost every day from 10-2, Right down the hallway from Starbucks. Players pop in and out. Contact Chris Candelario at chriscandelario@hotmail.com

  

Santa Fe Rooks

Organizes monthly tournaments in Santa Fe. Click here for their website.

If you would like to have you chess club listed here, send us your Club Name, Meeting Times and Location, as well as an email address to contact you with.