tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-56562299756044553012018-04-25T06:26:25.135-07:00Santa Fe RooksRick Lassnoreply@blogger.comBlogger135125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-67620257511372660172018-04-04T07:26:00.000-07:002018-04-25T06:25:00.258-07:00Quick chess on May 12thOur 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<br />(lunch) 1 1:45 and 2:30. Entry is $10. Cash prizes based on entries. To enter send me an email at jdjohnston100@gmail.com and then pay at the door.<br /> Questions - call me at (505) 469-4261<br />Players (soon)Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-75407347560870255662018-02-04T09:17:00.001-08:002018-03-23T08:47:39.383-07:00The Utopian Open on March 24th to 25thThe 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 jdjohnston100@gmail.com 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<br />Prizes: Open (b14) 1st $160 U2000 $120 U1800 $100 best K-12 player $40<br /> Reserve 1st and rating prizes based on entries. Best scholastic player $40<br />Directions Scroll down<br /><br />Player List<br /><br />Andrew Flores 2160<br />Aravind A 1868<br />Robert Hampton 1844<br />Andrew Ackerman 1843<br />Tim Martinson 1812<br />Michael Torres 1787<br />Julian Trujillo 1778<br />Hector Martinez 1700<br />Jim Johnston 1700<br />Peter Lattimore 1603<br />Richard Ronan 1647<br />Will Barela 1473<br /><br />Sophia Moore 1591<br />Jorge Cardenas 1450<br />Eric Johnston 1384<br />Mike Martinson 1321<br />Miles Teng-Levy 1296<br />Wendel Brown 1116<br />Willow Le Tard 1070 Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-86522854994549455422018-01-21T16:14:00.000-08:002018-02-02T05:48:38.874-08:00Rooks Action on February 3rdOur 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.<br />Players<br />Tim Martinson<br />Aravind A<br />Andrew Ackerman<br />Bird Thompson<br />Richard Ronan<br />Jim Johnston<br />Miles Teng-LevyJim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-28514212015925030692017-12-12T07:12:00.001-08:002018-01-05T09:15:50.540-08:00Octos on January 6thOur 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.<br />To enter you must be a uscf member. To play send me an email to book your seat and then pay at the door.<br />Directions<br />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<br />Players<br />Aravind A 1828<br />Matthew Bryant 1820<br />Jim Johnston 1713<br />Mark Galassi 1687<br />Bird Thompson 1434<br />Eric Johnston 1413<br />Kumar N 806Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-37154255864153881102017-10-30T06:19:00.001-07:002017-12-12T06:54:58.146-08:00Quick and Blitz on December 2ndOur 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!<br />Check in at 9:30 Quick Rounds at 9:45 10:30 11:15 12 (lunch) 1:30<br /> Blitz Rounds at 2:15 2:45 3:15 3:45<br />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.<br />Player List<br />Jim Johnston<br />Bird Thompson<br />Eric Johnston<br />Mark Galassi<br />Gloria Galddassi<br />Antoni Galassi<br />Bruce Bell<br />Roberto Gonzales<br />Gilbert Mireles<br /><br />Afterword<br />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.<br /><br /><br />Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-60344400446775267862017-09-20T05:17:00.002-07:002017-10-27T13:19:49.729-07:00Quads on October 28thOur 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.<br />Player list<br />Bird Thompson 1452<br />Jim Johnston 1700<br />Jaimie Ritchie 1021<br />Miles Teng Levy 1172<br />Mitchell Bartholomew 944<br />Peter Lattimore 1694<br />Kevin Zemko 1033Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-2769277808107586142017-08-06T07:05:00.000-07:002017-09-15T13:39:07.817-07:00La Tienda Open on September 16thOur 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:<br />Open (b12) 1st $120 U1900 $80<br />U1700 section (b12) 1st $100 U1500 $60 U 1300 $40<br />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<br /><br />Player list<br />Aravind A 1835<br />Jim Johnston 1729<br />Aubrey O'Neal 1563<br />Gabe Morgan 1551<br />Kian Morgan 1480<br />Nitis Morgan 1329<br />Eric Johnston 1317<br />Tim Martin 1277<br />Robbie Gersten 1245<br />Wendel Brown 1207<br />Jaimie Ritchie 1021<br /><br />Directions<br />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 venueJim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-76371106890950012412017-06-20T06:35:00.003-07:002017-08-04T13:18:56.223-07:00Action Tournament on August 5thOur 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. <br />To enter send me an email then pay $10 on arrival.<br />If there are 18 entries or more we will have 2 sections - top and bottom halves. Cash prizes based on entries.<br />For directions scroll down<br />Player list <br />Aravind A. 1846<br />Matthew Bryant 1821<br />Jim Johnston 1760<br />Gabe Morgan 1565<br />Andy Merriell 1530<br />Kian Morgan 1480<br />Jason Johnson 1407<br />Eric Johnston 1305<br />Mitchell Bartholomew 834Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-58875088172961770522017-06-06T06:39:00.003-07:002017-06-06T06:45:31.976-07:00Octos CancelledHello 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.<br />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 SundaysJim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-47305568067221779112017-05-10T12:05:00.000-07:002017-06-03T06:00:15.847-07:00Blitz and Quick on June 3rdOur 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<br />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.<br />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<br />To enter send an email to jdjohnston100@gmail.com ... and you can pay on arrival<br />Players:<br />Bird Thompson 1385<br />Andy Merriell 1463<br />William Barfuss 1472<br />Bruce Bell 1649<br />Jim Johnston 1691<br />Sam Dooley 1855Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-17892761133787161132017-04-08T16:03:00.003-07:002017-05-02T10:51:49.628-07:00Chess con Sabor Quad on May 6thOur 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<br />Players <br />Jim Johnston 1812<br />Vasudev Kenkre 1669<br />Peter Lattimore 1663<br />Bird Thompson 1428<br />If you wish to join them please send me an email<br /><br />Directions ..... scroll downJim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-37452858657706508632017-03-22T13:07:00.001-07:002017-03-31T09:49:33.890-07:00Chess con Sabor Action Tournament on Saturday April 1stOur 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 jdjohnston100@gmail.com to book your spot and then pay on arrival.<br />PLAYERS<br />Andrew Ackerman<br />Jim Johnston<br />Aravind A.<br />Andy Merriel<br />Bird Thompson<br />Bill Barfuss<br />Nick Miller<br />John LeTard<br />Willow LeTard<br />Mitchell Bartholomew<br />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.Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-37233440940921826212017-02-12T15:46:00.002-08:002017-03-17T14:24:08.013-07:00The Utopian Open on March 18 - 19The annual SFR 5 round tournament is happening at La Tienda in Eldorado on 18th and 19th March. Rounds are Sat 10 1:30 and 5 and Sun at 10 and 1:30. A half point bye can be had in any round if requested before the start of round 1. There will be 2 sections Open and Reserve (under 1500). G/90 with a 5 second delay. Entry is $30 for all players. Send your check to Santa Fe Rooks, 84 Moya Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508. Alternatively you could just send me an email to book your spot and then pay at the door IF you arrive before 9:45 on the 18th. A late fee of $5 will be charged on entries received after Thursday 16th. See the NMCO forum for chances to get a cheap entry.<br />Prizes:<br />Open (b 16) 1st $160 U1900 $120 U1700 $100 Best scholastic K-12 $40<br />Reserve (b10) 1st $100 U1300 $80 U1100 $70 Best K-12 player $40<br />Player list <br />Larry Wutt 2006<br />Bob Nolan 1875<br />Paul Covington 1860<br />Shaun MacMillan 1832<br />Matthew Bryant 1822<br />Andrew Ackerman 1772<br />Jim Johnston 1768<br />Calvin DeJong 1754<br />Henry Poston 1780<br />Vasudev Kenkre 1711<br />Aravind A. 1679 <br />Peter Lattimore 1638<br />Dean Brown 1467<br />Andrei Popa-Simil 1396<br />Do Vo 1386<br />Victor Popa-Simil 1384<br />Alex Velarde 1187<br />Wendel Brown 1169<br />Annabelle Romero 1004<br />Alfredo Vigil 1003<br /><br />Directions Take I-25 and head N for 8 miles from Santa Fe. 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 with a green roof is where we will play in the Performance SpaceJim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-74667629140471092302017-02-12T15:22:00.000-08:002017-02-24T06:48:14.978-08:00Rooks Action on February 25thOur next event is at the South Side library in Santa Fe. Play 5 rounds G/30 ;d5 Rounds are at 10:45 12 (lunch) 2 3:15 and 4:30. Probably in 2 sections. Dual rated. Entry is $10. Cash prizes based on entries. To enter send your check for $10 to Santa Fe Rooks, 84 Moya Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508 or you could just email me at jdjohnston100@gmail.com to tell me you will be coming and then show up before the library opens at 10:30 to pay on the door<br />Players<br />Doug Thigpen 2178<br />Bob Nolan 1875<br />Andrew Ackerman 1772<br />Jim Johnston 1768<br />Andy Merriell 1723<br />Aravind A. 1678<br />Peter Lattimore 1638<br />Aubrey O'Neal 1549<br />Bird Thompson 1523<br />Joshua Landeros 1503<br />Eric Johnston 1298<br />Annabelle Romero 1004<br />Isabella Hayes 839<br />Chris Landeros 788<br />Directions<br />From downtown go way down Cerrillos. Pass the Auto park then make a R on Jaguar drive. Stay on it for 2 miles when the library will be on your R at the top of the hill. From Abq. exit I-25 onto the 599 ring road. Go R at the 2nd light onto Airport. Just after the golf course make another R onto Country club. The library will be on the LJim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-56001493106324809212017-02-12T15:07:00.000-08:002017-03-01T13:40:11.210-08:00Chess Con Sabor on March 4thWe are going to a brand new venue at the De Vargas Mall in Santa Fe. We are hoping to run a tournament at the Sabor Peruano restaurant on the 1st Saturday of every month. For this 1st one we will have a rated uscf section AND a non rated section. Maybe a quad with 3 rounds G/60 ;d5. Format will be subject to change if very few or very many players show up. To enter send your check for $10 to Santa Fe Rooks, 84 Moya Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508 or you could just email me to reserve your place then pay at the door IF you arrive early. Check in by 9:15<br />Players<br />Jim Johnston<br />Aravind Anandakumar<br />Andy Merriell<br />Bird Thompson<br />and 5 unrated players<br />Directions<br />The venue is in the De Vargas Mall which is on the north side of downtown between Guadalupe and Paseo de Peralta. FromAbq. take the St Francis exit from I 25 stay on it right across town the go R on Paseo de Peralta. Th mall is on the L.Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-1939648506389331582016-08-14T05:20:00.003-07:002016-09-09T13:34:54.391-07:00La Tienda Open on September 10thOur next event is a 4 round G/60 ;d5 at the La Tienda mall in Eldorado. For directions scroll down to the post for the Utopian Open. On the 10th September we will have 2 sections - Open and Reserve (U1500) . Rounds are at 10 (lunch) 1 3:15 and 5:30. Entry is $20 for all players. There is a late fee of $5 on entries received after 9 /8/16<br />Prizes: Open (b16) 1st $100 U1900 $ $80 U1700 $70 Best scholastic (k-12) $30<br /> Reserve (b10) 1st $70 U1300 $50 U1100 $40 Best in k-12 $30<br />All entrants receive 2016 NM Cup points<br />To enter send your check for $20 to Santa Fe Rooks, 84 Moya Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508 or you could just send me an email to book your spot and then turn up early on the day.<br />Player list<br />Doug Thigpen 2172<br />Andrew Flores 2161<br />Raymond Griffin 1861<br />Robert Hampton 1796<br />Jim Johnston 1735<br />Greg Stricklin 1724<br />Rick Carnes 1721<br />Michael Torres 1712 <br />Andrew Ackerman 1655<br />Peter Lattimore 1624<br />Eric Johnston 1351<br />Chris Love 1282<br />Scout Veitch 1212<br />Wendel Brown 1142<br />Annabelle Romero 1023<br />Richard Warren 751Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-33847469863615003052016-06-16T09:32:00.002-07:002016-07-29T21:05:28.451-07:00SFR Action on July 30thWe have a brand new venue for the next SF Rooks event. We are playing at the Ascent Bible Church on Galisteo, south of St. Michael's. Play 5 rounds G/30 with a 5 second delay. If there are 18 or more entrants we will have 2 sections. Top and bottom halves. Check in at 9:45, then rounds at 10 11:20 (lunch) 1:30 2:50 and 4:10. Entry is $10. Cash prizes based on entries. To enter send your check to Santa Fe Rooks, 84 Moya Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508....or you could just send me an email to book your spot and then pay at the door. If so, be sure to be there by 9:50 when pairings will be made.<br />Directions<br />The church is at 2076 Galisteo. From St Michael's drive near the hospital turn S on Galisteo. We are in the last building on the street. If you are coming from Abq., from I-25 exit on St Francis. After 3 lights get in the R lane and veer R to St Michael's. Go R then 1st R on Galisteo.<br />Player List<br />Sam Dooley 1939<br />Raymond Griffin 1886<br />Matthew Bryant 1820<br />Greg Stricklin 1802<br />Jim Johnston 1749<br />Peter Lattimore 1645<br />Andrew Ackerman 1631<br />Bird Thompson 1583<br />Aubrey O'Neal 1514<br />Eric Johnston 1384<br />Benjamin Cowen 1362<br />Elizabeth Cooper 1219<br />Aravindaswami<br />Anandakumar 1209<br />Annabelle Romero 1155<br />Miles Teng Levy 1102<br />Mike Hibner 1036<br />Justus Mason 667<br />Ashton Padilla 660<br />Sarah Biggert 483<br />Makayla Taylor 420<br />Sarah Salmonson 419<br />Renee Mason 415<br />Kayla Higgins 387 <br />Sophia Taylor 290Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-61998039710443651292016-04-17T12:22:00.002-07:002016-05-07T06:54:56.007-07:00Time for Blitz on May 7thThe next SFR event is at the La Farge library in Santa Fe. We will play 9 double rounds at G/5. This tournament is unrated. You can play even if your uscf membership has expired. 1 section. Entry is $10. Cash prizes for 1st and for best in various rating sections...all based on entries. To book your place please send your check for $10 to Santa Fe Rooks, 84 Moya Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508 or you could just send me an email to book you spot and then arrive promptly at 10 and pay on the door. 1st round starts at 10:15. We will break for lunch after the 4th double round and should complete the tournament at about 4<br />For directions scroll down<br />Player list <br />Tad Snediker 1736<br />Jim Johnston 1629<br />Mark Galassi 1586<br />Gilbert Mireles unr.<br /><br />If you want to play send me an emailJim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-57961017096471900872016-03-25T16:37:00.000-07:002016-04-15T06:13:20.276-07:00Rooks Action on April 16thOur next event is at the La Farge library in Santa Fe on the 16th of April. Play 5 rounds. G/30 ;d5 Rounds at 10:15 11:30 lunch 1:30 2:45 and 4. If there are 18 or more entries we will form 2 sections. Entry is $10. Prizes bases on entries. For directions ...scroll down. To enter either send your check for $10 to Santa Fe Rooks, 84 Moya Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508, OR you could just email me to book your spot and then pay at the door, IF you arrive before 10.<br />Player List <br />Jim Johnston 1803<br />Mark Galassi 1694<br />Peter Lattimore 1669<br />Aubrey O'Neal 1509<br />Andrew Ackerson 1410<br />Eric Johnston 1400<br />Elizabeth Cooper 1228<br />Anandakumar 989<br />Aravindaswami <br />Sarah Salmonson Unr.Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-89848986594433892592016-02-06T12:02:00.001-08:002016-03-17T12:44:36.071-07:00The Utopian Open on March 19th - 20thOur next event is the 2nd annual Utopian Open at the performance Space in La Tienda mall in Eldorado. Play 5 rounds of G/90 ;d5. 2 sections Open and Reserve (U1500) Rounds on Saturday at 10 1:30 5 and on Sunday at 10 and 1:30. A half point bye is available in any round if requested in advance.<br />Entry is $30 for all players. A late fee of $5 is due on entries received after 3/17. To enter send your check for $30 to Santa Fe Rooks, 84 Moya Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508<br />Prize fund<br />Open (based on 18) 1st $150 2nd $100 U1900 $100 U1700 $90 Best scholastic (K-12) $50<br />Reserve (based on 12) 1st $120 U1300 $90 U1100 $80 Best in K-12 $40<br />All players receive 2016 NM Cup points<br /><br />Directions. From Santa Fe take I-25 N for 8 miles. Exit on 285 signed to Clines Corners. At the 2nd light go R on Vista Grande. Immediately you see the La Tienda mall on your L. The performance space is in the building with the green roof.<br /><br />Players :<br /><br />Larry Wutt 1996<br />Bob Nolan 1918<br />Holly McRoberts 1814<br />Jim Johnston 1803<br />Hector Martinez 1780<br />Victor Lopez 1741<br />Mark Galassi 1694<br />Heidi Darsey 1610<br />Jules Carter 1560<br />Eric Johnston 1400<br />Scout Veitch 1263<br />John LeTard 1240<br />Elizabeth Cooper 1228<br />Willow Le Tard 1222<br />Annabelle Romero 1086<br />Alfredo Vigil 993<br />Anandakumar 868<br />Aravindaswamy<br /><br />Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-9397499097968865622015-12-01T11:17:00.000-08:002015-12-18T15:34:57.731-08:00Festive quads at La Farge on December 19thFor the Christmas season we will run a 3 round quad on Saturday 19th December. Rounds at 10:15 1:15 and 3:30. Games are dual rated as it is G/60 with a 5 second delay. Entrants are divided into groups of 4 by rating and then they play a round robin among themselves. Entry is $10 and the winner of each quad wins $30. NM Cup points will also be distributed to all. To enter send your $10 check to Santa Fe Rooks, 84 Moya Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508. Or you could just send me an email to book your spot, and then pay at the door IF you arrive promptly at 10.<br />Directions:<br />The La Farge library is on Llano which runs from Siringo to St Michael's. Those driving from Abq. should exit from I-25 onto St Francis. At the 3rd light make a L onto Siringo then go R at the 2nd light onto Llano.<br />Players<br />Chris Peterson 2181<br />Doug Thigpen 2146<br />Bob Nolan 1884<br />Matthew Bryant 1830<br />Jim Johnston 1820<br />Victor Lopez 1741<br />Nitant Kenkre 1707 <br />Greg Stricklin 1691<br />Mark Galassi 1613<br />Bird Thompson 1608 <br />Chad Frantz 1562<br />Aubrey O'Neal 1518<br />Kirill Sereda 1472<br />Christian Von Huene 1447<br />Jorge Cardenas 1417<br /> Miles Teng-Levy 1123<br />Annabelle Romero 1094<br />Jesse Montoya 1062 <br />Graciela Lopez 777 <br />John Burrell unr.<br />Trevor Keegan unr.Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-45483128259294828052015-10-21T19:39:00.000-07:002015-11-20T09:20:53.415-08:00Blitz and Quick Unrated on November 21stOur next event is an unrated combined tournament at the Main library downtown in Santa Fe. 4 double rounds of G/5 in the a.m. then 5 rounds of G/15 ;d3 after lunch. Entry is $10. Cash prizes for the best combined scores. Probably in 2 sections. Play even if your uscf has lapsed and nobody loses any rating points! Rounds Blitz at 10:15 10:45 11:15 11:45 then lunch, then G/15 at 1:30 2:15 3 3:45 and 4:30<br />Remember that you will need a pocket full of quarters to park all day at the library or you can allow extra time to park for free a few blocks away and walk to the library. The main library is at Washington and Marcy, one block N of the plaza.<br />Players<br />Peter Cuneo 1778<br />Art Glassman 1769 <br />Jim Johnston 1615<br />Mark Galassi 1575<br />Bird Thompson 1565<br />Jonathan Gardner 1458<br />Gilbert Mireles unr.<br />Danilo Naturane unr.<br />Adrian Nez unr. <br /><br />Send me an email if YOU want to play too.Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-24724055161098954752015-09-17T12:21:00.002-07:002015-10-17T06:48:11.838-07:00Match - ups on October 17thOur next event is on at the La Farge library in Santa Fe. Play a 2 game match (b and w) against the player with the rating closest to yours. Rounds at 10:15 and 2:15. Entry is $10 and the prizes have been increased(!) to $20 for 2 points and $15 for 1.5 points. Everybody wins NM Cup points.<br />To enter send your check for $10 to Santa Fe Rooks, 84 Moya Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508.<br />Or you could just send me an email to book your spot and then pay at the door. If so you must arrive before 10 when the library opens.<br />Directions<br />The La Farge library is on Llano street between St Michael's and Siringo. If you are coming from the I-25 then exit on St Francis. At the 3rd light go L on Siringo. At the 2nd light go R on Llano.<br />Player List<br />Bob Nolan 1933<br />Jim Johnston 1857<br />Nitant Kenkre 1754<br />Robert Hampton 1722<br />Peter Lattimore 1695<br />Robert Spulak 1657<br />Mark Galassi 1630<br />Aubrey O'Neal 1500<br />Scout Veitch 1162<br />Christie Nolan 1170<br />Annabelle Romero 1157Jim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-60648294096906731472015-07-27T15:01:00.002-07:002015-08-14T15:16:02.865-07:00SFR Action tournament on August 15thWe are meeting at the Southside library on the 15th of August to play 5 rounds G/30;d5. Probably in 2 sections...top and bottom halves of entries. Entry $10, cash prizes based on entries. Rounds at 10:45 12 1:45 3 and 4:15. To enter send your check for $10 to Santa Fe Rooks, 84 Moya Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508. Or you could just send me an email to save your spot and then pay at the door....IF you arrive promptly by 10:30 when the library opens.<br /><br />DIRECTIONS<br />From downtown go way down Cerrillos - just past the Autopark make a R on Jaguar Drive. Stay on it for about 2 miles - the library is on the R at the top of the hill<br />From ABQ (or the N) take the 599 ring road. At the Airport road light make a R. Turn R just past the golf course on Country Club Rd. The library will soon appear on your L<br /><br />PLAYERS<br />Doug Thigpen 2136<br />Sam Dooley 2002<br />Tony Schroeder 2000<br />Jim Johnston 1829<br />Chris Cruz 1749<br />Victor Lopez 1746<br />Robert Hampton 1736<br />Eddy Wyckoff 1703<br />Aubrey O'Neal 1570<br />Michael Brown 1431<br />Jorge Cardenas 1406<br />Wendel Brown 1215<br />Annabelle Romero 1179<br />Max Fouts 1090<br />Miles Teng-Levy 1072<br />Rami Jaggers 561<br />Sarah Biggert 503<br />Makayla Taylor 261<br />Sophia Tatlor 105<br />Sam Gates unr.<br />Daniel Palma unr.<br />If YOU want to play send me an emailJim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5656229975604455301.post-71256472223563118832015-07-01T15:27:00.000-07:002015-07-23T15:40:34.882-07:00La Tienda Open on July 25th in EldoradoOur next one is 4 rounds G/60 ;d5 at the performance space in La Tienda mall in Eldorado. Rounds at 10 1 3:20 and 5:40. 2 sections Open and Reserve ( U1500.) Entry is $20 for all players and there is a late fee of $5 applied to entries received after Thursday 23rd or on the door from 9:15 to 9:45. Prizes:<br />Open (b16) 1st $100 U 1900 $80 U1700 $75<br />Reserve (b12) 1st $80 U1300 $60 U1100 $55<br /><br />For directions scroll down to Utopian Open<br /><br />PLAYER LIST<br />Doug Thigpen 2131<br />Sam Dooley 1999<br />Bob Nolan 1894<br />Michael Torres 1846<br />Nitant Kenkre 1798<br />Robert Hampton 1742<br />Jim Johnston 1700<br />David Van Horn 1653<br />Mark Galassi 1618<br />Aubrey O'Neal 1570<br />David Baca 1503<br />Alfonso Arenasa 1300<br />Lis Cooper 1267 <br />Wendel Brown 1202<br />Scout Veitch 1194<br />Annabelle Romero 1124<br />Patrick White 928<br /><br />Questions / If you want to play<br />Send me an emailJim Johnstonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03456174890728398762noreply@blogger.com0