Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Action tournament on July 14th

Our next event is a 5 round tourney G/30 ;d5 at the Sabor Peruano restaurant in the De Vargas Mall.  Entry is $10 and there will be cash prizes based on entries.  Check in at  9:30.  Rounds at 9:45   11       (lunch)   1   2:15    and   3:30.  To enter send me an email  to     and then pay at the door.  Questions ? call   469-4261

Monday, May 14, 2018

Quad on June 2nd

Our next event is a quad at the southside library.  Play 3 rounds G/60;d5.  Each group of 4 players plays a round robin.  Check in by 10:30.  Rounds at 10:40 (lunch)  1:20  and 3:30.  Entry is $10 and the winner of each quad gets $30.
From downtown go way down Cerrillos then R on Jaguar Drive.  Stay on it for 2 miles when you go R on Country Club Road.  From Abq. take I-25 N and exit on the 599 toward Los Alamos.  At the 2nd light go R on Airport then another R on Country Club just past the golf course

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Quick chess on May 12th

Our next event will be at the Sabor Peruano restaurant in De Vargas Mall   in Santa Fe.  Play 6 games at G/20 with a 5 second delay.  Quick rated.  Check in at 9:30 then rounds at  9:45   10:30   11:15
(lunch)  1   1:45  and  2:30.  Entry is $10.  Cash prizes based on entries.  To enter send me an email at      and then pay at the door.
 Questions   -   call me at  (505) 469-4261
Andew Flores
Tony Schroeder
Arun Jose
Eddie Sedillo
Jim Johnston
William Barfuss
Kevin Zemko

Sunday, February 4, 2018

The Utopian Open on March 24th to 25th

The Utopian Open will happen at the performance space in La Tienda mall in Eldorado.  2 sections - Open and U1600.  5 rounds G/90 with a 5 second delay.  Rounds at 10    1: 30 and   5 on Saturday, then at  10 and   1:30 on Sunday.  Entry is $30.  To enter send me an email  to        then pay at the door IF you arrive early.  Or you could send a check to Santa Fe Rooks,  84 Moya Road,  Santa Fe,  NM 87508.  A late fee of $5 applies to entries received after 3/22
Prizes:   Open (b14)     1st  $160     U2000   $120      U1800   $100   best K-12 player  $40
               Reserve          1st and rating prizes based on entries.  Best scholastic player $40
Directions     Scroll down

Player List

Andrew Flores                2160
Aravind A                       1868
Robert Hampton             1844
Andrew Ackerman         1843
Tim Martinson                1812
Michael Torres                1787
Julian Trujillo                  1778
Hector Martinez              1700
Jim Johnston                   1700
Peter Lattimore                1603
Richard Ronan                 1647
Will Barela                       1473

Sophia Moore                    1591
Jorge Cardenas                   1450
Eric Johnston                      1384
Mike Martinson                  1321
Miles Teng-Levy                1296
Wendel Brown                    1116
Willow Le Tard                   1070         

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Rooks Action on February 3rd

Our next event is at the Sabor Peruano restaurant in De Vargas Mall on Saturday February 3rd.  Play 5 rounds of G/30 ;d5.  Dual rated.  Check in at 9:30.  Rounds at   9:45  11   (lunch)   12:30    1:45  and  3.  Entry is $10.  Cash prizes based on entries.  To enter send me an email and then pay at the door.  For directions scroll down.
Tim Martinson
Aravind A
Andrew Ackerman
Bird Thompson
Richard Ronan
Jim Johnston
Miles Teng-Levy

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Octos on January 6th

Our next event is at the Sabor Peruano restaurant in De Vargas Mall on January 6th. We will play 3 games at G/60 with a 5 second delay. Players are grouped in 8s by rating and each group plays a 3 round  rated swiss tournament.  Check in by 9:30.  Rounds at 9:45 (lunch)  12:30  and  2:45.  Entry is $10 and prizes in each group are 1st  $40 and 1st in the lower half of each octagon wins $20.
To enter you must be a uscf member.  To play send me an email to book your seat and then pay at the door.
The mall is downtown between Paseo de Peralta and Gaudalupe.  From Abq. drive N on I 25 and exit on St Francis.  Go across town until you turn R on Paseo de Peralta.  The mall is on the L
Aravind A                1828
Matthew Bryant       1820
Jim Johnston            1713
Mark Galassi           1687
Bird Thompson       1434
Eric Johnston          1413
Kumar N                  806

Monday, October 30, 2017

Quick and Blitz on December 2nd

Our next event is at the Sabor Peruano restaurant in the De Vargas Mall in Santa  Fe. It will happen on the 1st Saturday in December. We will play 5 rounds of Quick chess.  Game in 15 with a 3 second delay.  Then we will start a new tournament where you play 4 double rounds of blitz  G/5.  You play W and B against your opponent.  Finally we will give cash prizes to the players with the best combined scores from both tournaments.  These are NOT rated.  You will play 13 games total and I promise you will not lose any rating points.  You can play here even if your uscf membership has lapsed!
Check in at 9:30  Quick Rounds at 9:45    10:30    11:15    12    (lunch)   1:30
                             Blitz Rounds  at    2:15    2:45    3:15    3:45
Entry is $10.  If you want to play please send me an email to book your spot then pay at he door on the day.
Player List
Jim Johnston
Bird Thompson
Eric Johnston
Mark Galassi
Gloria Galddassi
Antoni Galassi
Bruce Bell
Roberto Gonzales
Gilbert Mireles

I have updated the player list.  Those listed above played on December 2nd.  Bruce went 5 and 0 in the quick games and took 1st in the combined scores.  Gilbert came 1st in the blitz and won the rating prize.  Thanks to all who played.

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