Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Quads on October 28th

Our next event is a quad at the Sabor Peruano restaurant in the De Vargas Mall in Santa Fe on Saturday 28th October.  Players are divided into groups of 4 by ratings and each group plays a round robin among themselves.  3 rounds, G/60 ;d5.  Check in at 9:30.  Rounds at 9:45   1   and 3:15.  Entry is $10  and 1st place in each quad  wins $30.  To enter send me an email to save your spot and then pay at the door.  For directions scroll down.
Player list
(coming soon)

Sunday, August 6, 2017

La Tienda Open on September 16th

Our next tournament is at the Performance Space in La Tienda mall in Eldorado.  2 sections Open and U1700.  4 rounds G/60 ;d5.  Rounds at  10   1   3:15 and   5:30  Prizes:
Open  (b12)    1st  $120     U1900   $80
U1700 section  (b12)    1st  $100   U1500  $60   U 1300 $40
To enter send me an email to   and then pay at the door.  Those who show up without notice on the day risk not being paired for round 1

Player list
Aravind A                              1835
Jim Johnston                          1729
Aubrey O'Neal                        1563
Gabe Morgan                         1551
Kian Morgan                          1480
Nitis Morgan                          1329
Eric Johnston                         1317
Tim Martin                             1277
Robbie Gersten                      1245
Wendel Brown                       1207
Jaimie Ritchie                        1021

From Santa Fe get on I -25 heading N.  After 8 miles exit on the 285 signed for Clines Corners.  At the 2nd light go R into Eldorado. The La Tienda mall is immediately on the L.  The building you see with a green roof is the tournament venue

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Action Tournament on August 5th

Our next event will be at the Sabor Peruano restaurant in the De Vargas Mall in Santa Fe.  Play 5 rounds  game in 30 with a 5 second delay.  Check in by 9:30.  Games at    9:40    11    (lunch)    1      2:15    and   3:30.
To enter send me an email then pay $10 on arrival.
If there are 18 entries or more we will have 2 sections - top and bottom halves.  Cash prizes based on entries.
For directions scroll down
Player list
Aravind A.                      1846
Matthew Bryant              1821
Jim Johnston                   1760
Gabe Morgan                  1565
Andy Merriell                 1530
Kian Morgan                   1480
Jason Johnson                 1407
Eric Johnston                  1305
Mitchell Bartholomew      834

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Octos Cancelled

Hello all.   NMCO had to change the date of the Albuquerque Open.  It will now be on July 8th and  9th.  So our Octos event will be postponed till later in the year.  The next Chess con Sabor games will be an action tournament ....5 rounds G/30 ;d5 on August 5th.
Anyone who is looking for social chess games in Santa Fe should try the Violet Crown in the railyard on Mondays from 6 till 9:30 or the Santa Fe Place Mall on Cerrillos and Rodeo from 9:30 in the morning on Tuesdays and Fridays and from 11:30 on Sundays

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Blitz and Quick on June 3rd

Our next event is at the Sabor Peruano restaurant at De Vargas Mall in Santa Fe on June 3rd.  We will have 2 unrated tournaments.  Play even if your uscf membership has expired  In the morning we will
have 4 double rounds of Blitz.  After lunch we will have 5 rounds of G/15 ;d3.  Entry is $10 and cash prizes - based on entries - go to the best combined scores.
Check in at 9:30.  Blitz rounds at 9:40   10:10   10:40  and   11:10.   Quick rounds at  12:45   1:30   2:15   3:00   and 3:45
To enter send  an email to      ... and you can pay on arrival
Bird Thompson        1385
Andy Merriell          1463
William Barfuss       1472
Bruce Bell                 1649
Jim Johnston              1691
Sam Dooley                1855

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Chess con Sabor Quad on May 6th

Our next event is a quad at the Sabor Peruano restaurant.  Play 3 rounds G/60 ;d5.  Players are grouped in 4s by rating and each group plays a round robin. Check in at 9:15   rounds at 9:30   12:30   and 2:45.  Entry is $10 and the winner of each quad wins $30
Jim Johnston             1812
Vasudev Kenkre        1669
Peter Lattimore         1663
Bird Thompson         1428
If you wish to join them please send me an email

Directions   .....   scroll down

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Chess con Sabor Action Tournament on Saturday April 1st

Our next one is a 5 round G/30 ;d5 event at the Sabor Peruano restaurant in De Vargas Mall. Check in at 9:15.  Rounds at 9:30   10:45  (lunch)   1:30     2:45  and 4.  You must be a uscf member to play.  If there are 18 or more players we will divide the tournament into 2 sections  Entry is $10 and there will be cash prizes based on entries.  If you are coming please send me an email to     to book your spot and then pay on arrival.
Andrew Ackerman
Jim Johnston
Aravind A.
Andy Merriel
Bird Thompson
Bill Barfuss
Nick Miller
John LeTard
Willow LeTard
Mitchell Bartholomew
The mall is located between Paseo de Peralta and Gaudalupe.  If you are coming in from Abq....from I-25 exit on St. Francis...stay on it way across town then exit R on Paseo de Peralta when the mall is on the L.