Tournament Events

June 8th - SFR Action

SFR Action

When: June 8th
Where: Santa Fe Main Library, 145 Washington Ave, Santa Fe, NM 8750
Format: 5 rounds G/30;d5
Info: See santaferooks.blogspot.com for more info

June 10th - Diamondback June Quads Week 2

Diamondback June Quads Week 2

When: June 10th, 6pm -9m
Where: Panera Bread, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Format: Round Robin, 3 rounds, G/25;d5, sections determined by entry
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: 1st – $10, 2nd – $5
Info: Email chess.coachwillow@gmail.com to register or with more questions

June 17rd - Diamondback June Quads Week 3

Diamondback June Quads Week 3

When: June 17th, 6pm -9m
Where: Panera Bread, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Format: Round Robin, 3 rounds, G/25;d5, sections determined by entry
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: 1st – $10, 2nd – $5
Info: Email chess.coachwillow@gmail.com to register or with more questions

June 24th - Diamondback June Blitz

Diamondback June Blitz

When: June 24th, 6pm -9m
Where: Panera Bread, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Format: Round Robin, 7 rounds, G/3 +2, sections determined by entry
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: Determined by entry
Info: Email chess.coachwillow@gmail.com to register or with more questions

June 29th - 30th - 2019 Albuquerque/Rio Rancho Open

2019 Albuquerque/Rio Rancho Open

June 29th – 30th

At the Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Ln SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Sections: Open, Reserve (U1800), Novice (U1400), Scholastic (K-12). 5/SS, Scholastic  4/SS 6/29/19 only.

Prizes:
Open (B/30) 1st $375, 2nd $200, and 1st U1900 $100
Reserve (B/30) 1st $300, 2nd $150, and 1st U1500 $100
Novice (B/30) 1st $225, 2nd $125, and 1st U1000 $100
Scholastic 1-3rd medals for: K-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th grades, and unrated
* Unrated players are eligible for half of the sections prizes, except in the Open, where unrated players are eligible for the entire prize fund.

Entry Fees: Open $50, Reserve $45, Novice $40, Scholastic $15
Discount: $10 off entry for Open, Reserve, and Novice sections if sign up by 6/23/19.
Refunds: Refunds will be charged a $15 processing fee, or a credit can be applied to tournaments in the 6 months following the event. Unclaimed credits will be forfeited after 6 months.
Registration: USCF Membership required for all sections. Online registration via PayPal.
On-site Registration: 8:00-8:30am on 6/29/19.

Schedule:
Open, Reserve, and Novice Sat. 9:00am, 1:15pm, 5:00pm Sun. 9:00am, 1:15pm
Scholastic Sat. 9am, 10:10am, 1pm, 2:10pm
*Up to 1-half point byes available if requested prior to the start of the first round.
Time Control:
Open, Reserve, and Novice G/90 d5
Scholastic G/30 d5

Bring your own sets and clocks. None will be provided.

July 27th - SFR Quads

SFR Quads

When: July 27th
Where: TBD
Format: 3 rounds G/60;d5
Info: See santaferooks.blogspot.com for more info

September 7-8th - 2019 Women's State Championship

Women’s State Championship

September 7-8th, 2019

Erna Fergusson, 3700 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

Section: Open (Open to all female New Mexico chess players)

Prizes: Plaque to 1st place + Free entry into the 2019 New Mexico Open
The winner will be named 2019 Women’s State Champion, if there is a tie, a tie-break will be held

Entry Fee: $20 non-refundable
Registration: USCF Membership required, Must register by 9/5/19. (Paypal coming soon).
Time Control: 3SS G/60 d5;
Schedule: Saturday: 10:05am, 1:00pm, 3:10pm, Sunday: Tiebreakers if needed at 1:00pm

Tiebreaker

2 players – 2-Blitz G/5 games, then Armageddon game if necessary.

3 players – 2-Blitz G/5 games, High score wins; if 3-way tie occurs, repeat the 2-Blitz G/5 games until either High Score wins, or two Players tied with the highest score; if two Players tie then Armageddon game is necessary.

4 players – 3-Blitz G/5 games, High score wins; if-3 way tie occurs follow 3-player format; if 4-way tie occurs, repeat the 3-Blitz G/5 games until either High Score wins, or two Players tied with the highest score; if two Players tie then Armageddon game is necessary.

Armageddon game – White 5 min, Black 4:00 with draw odds. No delay.

Note: A coin flip will decide what color he/she gets in the Armageddon game, if necessary.

More Info: For additional information email us at tournamentorganizer@nmchess.org

September 14h - La Tienda Open

La Tienda Open

When: September 14th
Where: Performance space in Eldorado
Format: 4 rounds, 2 sections (Open and U1400)
Info: See santaferooks.blogspot.com for more info