Tournament Events

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

September 16th - Diamondback September G/10

Diamondback September G/10

When: September 16th, 6pm -9pm
Where: Panera Bread, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Format: Round Robin, 5 rounds, G/10; d5, Quick Rated
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: $15 first, $10 second in each 6 person section
Info: Email johnlt77@gmail.com to register or with more questions

September 23rd - Diamondback September Blitz 1

Diamondback September Blitz 1

When: September 23rd, 6pm -9m
Where: Panera Bread, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Format: Round Robin, 7 rounds, G/5; d2, Blitz Rated
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: $20 first, $10 second, $5 third in each 8 player section
Info: Email johnlt77@gmail.com to register or with more questions

September 30th - Diamondback September Bonus Blitz

Diamondback September Bonus Blitz

When: September 30th, 6pm -9m
Where: Panera Bread, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Format: Round Robin, 7 rounds, G/5; d2, Blitz Rated
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: $20 first, $10 second, $5 third in each 8 player section
Info: Email johnlt77@gmail.com to register or with more questions

October 19th - Action Rooks

Action Rooks

When: October 19th
Where: TBD Santa Fe Library
Format: 5 rounds, G/30;d5, 2 sections (Upper and lower halves)
Entry: $10. Cash prizes based on entries.
Info: See santaferooks.blogspot.com for more info

November 8th - 10th - 2019 New Mexico Open

2019 New Mexico Open

November 8th – 10th

At Nativo Lodge, 6000 Pan American Fwy NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Sections: Open, Reserve (U1800), Novice (U1200), Scholastic (K – 12).

Prizes:
Open (B/30) 1st $500, 2nd $250, and 1st (U2000) $150
Reserve (B/30) 1st $250, 2nd $150 and 1st (U1500) $100
Novice (B/30) 1st $200, 2nd $150 and 1st (U1000) $75
Scholastic 1st – 3rd awards for: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 grades
* Top finishing New Mexico resident in open section will be named 2019 State Champion, if there is a tie they will be named co-champions; Prize money will be awarded based on finishing placement regardless of residency!
* Plaques will be awarded to 1st place finisher in each section
* Unrated player 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 $55, Reserve $50, Novice $45, Scholastic $15
Discount: $15 off entry if sign up by 10/1/19. $10 off if sign up by 11/3/19. Discount not applicable to scholastic section.
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. Register at site 9-9:30 11/9 and from 8-8:30 11/10. Online registration coming soon.

Schedule:
3-day Fri. 10am, 3pm; Sat. 10am, 3pm; Sun. 9am, 3pm
2-day Sat. 9am, 10:45am, 12:30pm, 3pm; Sun. 9am, 3pm
Scholastic Sat. 9am, 10:10am, 1pm, 2:10pm

Time Control: Open, Reserve, Novice: G/120 d10; 2 day schedule rounds 1-3 G/40 d10. Scholastic: G/30 d5
Annual NMCO membership meeting will be held from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday November 10

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

December 14th - Octos

Octos

When: December 14th
Where: TBD Santa Fe library.
Format:  3 rounds G/60; d5 
Entry: $10. 1st in each group wins $40. 1st in lower half wins $20.
Info: See santaferooks.blogspot.com for more info