Tournament Events

October 14th - Diamondback October G/15

Diamondback October G/15

When: October 14th, 6pm -9pm
Where: Panera Bread, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Format: Round Robin, 3 rounds, G/15; d5, Quick Rated
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: $10 first, $5 second in each 4 person section
Info: Email johnlt77@gmail.com to register or with more questions

October 19th - Action Rooks

Action Rooks

When: October 19th
Where: La Farge 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

October 19th & 26th - 2019 Belen Battle I

2019 Belen Battle I / October 19th & 26th

Doors Open: 9:30AM – 1:45PM – Belen Public Library Google Maps

 

 

Prizes: Based on signups
Sections: Based on signups
Entry Fees: $10.00
Online Sign up: https://www.hubcitychess.org/product/tournament/
Refunds: None
Byes: 
None
Registration: USCF Membership required for all sections. Online registration only, no onsite registrations allowed
Electronics: No cell phones allowed in playing area. Notation is not mandatory for Quick rating games.

Online Entry:

Schedule:
Saturday the 19th:  Round 1: 10am / Lunch: 11 AM-11:45PM / Round 2: 12PM /  Round 3: 1PM
Saturday the 26th:   Round 4: 10am / Lunch: 11 AM-11:45PM / Round 5: 12PM /  Round 6: 1PM

Time Control: g25/3 Quick Time Controls

Bring your own sets and clocks. 

*Hub City Chess Members can use the club boards and clocks if needed we have 8 in total.

October 21st- Diamondback October G/10

Diamondback October G/15

When: October 21st, 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

October 28th - Diamondback October Blitz

Diamondback October Blitz

When: October 28th, 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

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 10/14/19. $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 11/8 and from 8-8:30 11/9. Online registration via PayPal.

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.

November 10th - AIMS@UNM Open

AIMS@UNM Open

November 10 at 933 Bradbury

$600 prize fund

K- 12 grade, USCF rated
Sections: K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12
Prizes: 1st – $60, 2nd – $50, 3rd – $40 in each section
Entry: $10, $15 on site reg. 8-8:30
Rounds: 9,11,2,4 G55d0
Lunch: 1-2
Reg online with chess.coach.steve@gmail.com or call 505-315-8709

December 7th - Diamondback All Girls Tournament

Diamondback All Girls Tournament

When: December 7th. Check in at 12:30, First round at 12:45
Where: Erna Fergusson Library meeting room, 3700 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87110
Format: 2 sections based on entry, 3 rounds, G/45. Open to girls age 18 and under.
Entry Fee: $2 before December 7th, $5 on December 7th
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals for both sections
Register by sending an email to chess.coachwillow@gmail.com. USCF memberships are required, and can be purchased upon registration.

December 8th - 2020 Scholastic Chess Kick Off Championship

2020 Scholastic Chess Kick Off Championship

Sunday December 8, 2019

Bike In Coffee, 949 Montoya St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

Estimated 39 awards
USCF RATED SECTIONS – These USCF-rated sections are for USCF members with some tournament experience.
K thru 12th Grade Scholastic Kick Off – Sections will be paired by grade, 4SS, G/45 5 sec delay. USCF membership required, Entry Fee $10, by December 1st t Midnight. Entry Fee $20 after December 1st and registration closes on December 12th at Midnight. Awards to top 3 players in each section.
All players must enter the section based on their current grade in school. No “playing up.”
ROUND TIMES: Round 1 at 9:00 a.m., other rounds ASAP. No half-point elective byes available.
Chess notation shall be required in Grades 4-12
Tie Breaks
In case of a tie it will be determined they are Co-Champions.
Electronic Device Policy
We strongly encourage players not to bring their EDs into the Playing Area, which includes the playing room, seating area, spectator area, and bathrooms. US Chess recommends players leave their EDs with
their parents or coaches. Players who bring their EDs into the playing room must turn-off their EDs. Exceptions to the restrictions on EDs include chess clocks, approved electronic notation devices.
Need Help in the cost of registering for the 2020 Scholastic Chess Kick Off Championship Tourney and or US Chess registration, contact Tony Romero for NMCO scholarships options at scholasticdirector@nmchess.org
NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION. Entries AND PAYMENT must be received by Thursday, December 5th midnight, via online registration via Paypal. USCF memberships may be
purchased online at www.uschess.org. Still have questions? Call Tony Romero at 505-228-4192 or email us at scholasticdirector@nmchess.org
Unfortunately no refunds on any entry fee.

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