Thursday, October 15, 2009

USCF rated tournaments in Santa Fe

Beginning November 14, Santa Fe Rooks will be hosting a series of monthly chess tournaments in Santa Fe. The tournaments will be held at Desert Academy, 313 Camino Alire.

All tournaments require registration by the Wednesday prior to the event. Tournaments are sponsored by the New Mexico Chess federation.
USCF membership required. to join, see

All tournaments cost a $10. entry fee. Prize fund will generally be 75% of entries.

Late registration may be available depending on the number of entrees. A $5 late registration fee would apply.

Registration for each event is from 8:15-8:45 AM, rounds begin at 9:00.

Here is the schedule for the 2009-2010 Winter Series:

Saturday, November 14, 2009. G/75, Quads. (prize:$30 per quad)
Saturday, December 12, 2009. G/100, Two person match play. (prize split among winners)
Saturday, January 16, 2010. G/45, Hexagons. (prize: $45 per hex)
Saturday, February 20, 2010. G/29, Quads, match play. (prize: $30 per quad)

Saturday, March 20, 2010. "On The Road Octagons'" hosted by wired kings chess club. See for more info and to register.

To register for the SF Rooks events,
please send a check to SF Rooks,
care of:

Rick Lass
POB 4764