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.
Players  (coming soon)

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.

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
Bird Thompson                    1452
Jim Johnston                         1700
Jaimie Ritchie                       1021
Miles Teng Levy                   1172
Mitchell Bartholomew          944
Peter Lattimore                    1694
Kevin Zemko                         1033

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    jdjohnston100@gmail.com   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      jdjohnston100@gmail.com      ... and you can pay on arrival
Bird Thompson        1385
Andy Merriell          1463
William Barfuss       1472
Bruce Bell                 1649
Jim Johnston              1691
Sam Dooley                1855