Tournament Events

July 15th - Diamondback July G/10

Diamondback July G/10

When: July 15th, 6pm – 9pm
Where: Panera Bread, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Format: Round Robin, 5 rounds, G/10
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: $15 first, $10 secon in each 6 person section
Info: Email chess.coachwillow@gmail.com to register or with more questions

July 20 - 2019 New Mexico Quick Championship

2019 New Mexico Quick Championship

July 20th

At the Main Public Library, 501 Copper Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Sections: Open.

Prizes (B/35):
1st $125 (+plaque), 2nd $75
1st (U1800) $53, 1st (U1600) $52, 1st (U1400) $51, 1st (U1200) $50, 1st (U1000) $49
* The higher of your regular and quick rating will be used for determining prizes and pairings

Entry Fees: $25
Discount: $10 off entry if sign up by 7/15/19.
Refunds: Refunds will be charged a $5 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 PayPalNo onsite entry!

Schedule: 
10:15am, 11:00, 11:45, 2:00, 2:45, 3:30, 4:15
*1 half point bye available.

Time Control: 7 SS G/15

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

July 24th - 26th - Got Rating?

Got Rating?

July 24th – 26th

4 events to choose from!

One new event added Battleship Chess!

Wednesday July 24th a 6-8 round rated tournament Game in 30 min. Open and Scholastic sections, play up for free USCF rated Reg closes at 9:30 Rds 10:00, 11:10, 1:00, 2:10 more rounds every 70 minutes depending on entries

Thursday July 25th speed chess tournament Game in 10 min. Open and Scholastic sections, play up for free USCF rated Reg closes at 9:30 Rds 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00 with more rounds every 30 minutes depending on entries

Friday July 26th Bughouse tournament Game in 10 min. Open only, teams of 2 , play up for free Reg closes at 9:30 Rds 10:00, 10:25, 10:50, 11:15, 11:40

Friday July 26th Battleship Chess! Game in 10 min. Each player will select 13 points of material and place them on the board as desired behind a divider. (ask for more details and rules) Open and Scholastic sections, play up for free Reg closes at 12:30 Rds 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00 with more rounds every 30 minutes depending on entries

Entry Fee for each event $6 or play in all four events for $15!

All events no prize fund for Open section, medals for rated Scholastic
Snacks for morning and afternoon, fruit and granola bars.

Where: Ramada 2020 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107

Email at chess.coach.steve@gmail for registration or call 505-315-8709

July 22nd - Diamondback July Blitz 1

Diamondback July Blitz 1

When: July 22nd, 6pm – 9pm
Where: Panera Bread, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Format: Round Robin, 7 rounds, G/5; d2
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: $20 first, $10 second, $5 third in each 8 player section
Info: Email chess.coachwillow@gmail.com to register or with more questions

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

August 17-18th - 2019 New Mexico Class Championship

2019 New Mexico Class Championship

August 17th

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

Sections:
Master / Expert (2000+)
A (1800-1999)
B (1600-1799)
C (1400-1599)
D (1200-1399)
E (1000-1199)
F (U1000)
* Sections might be combined depending on entries. Prizes are unaffected

Prizes (B/16): Plaques to 1st in each section + $150
Entry Fees: $45 for all sections
Discount: $10 off entry if sign up by 8/7/19. $5 off if sign up by 8/14.
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 8-8:30 8/17 cash or check only. Online registration coming soon.
Schedule:  Sat. 9:00a 2:00p 6:30p; Sun. 9:00a 2:00p. One half point bye available if requested before the 2nd round.
Time Control: 5 SS G/90 +30
Hotel Info:  $69/night regular room, $79/nightfor upgraded room. Call (505) 798 – 4300 and mention the tournament.

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

July 29th - Diamondback July Bonus Blitz

Diamondback July Bonus Blitz

When: July 29th, 6pm – 9pm
Where: Panera Bread, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Format: Round Robin, 14 rounds, G/3; d2
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: $20 first, $10 second, $5 third in each 8 player section
Info: Email chess.coachwillow@gmail.com to register or with more questions

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

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 $200, and 1st (U2000) $150
Reserve (B/30) 1st $300, 2nd $150 and 1st (U1500) $100
Novice (B/30) 1st $250, 2nd $150
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.