Learners Chess Tournaments

Central NM Team Chess League Warm Up Tournaments!

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Sunday, March 5th: Central NM Team Chess League FINALS!

  • Open to all players!
  • Four sections to choose from! Players of similar experience and skill levels will only play others who are at their levels.
  • Beginners' two sections in the morning, more experienced players' sections and middle school section in the afternoon.
  • Located at UNM, Main Campus in the Student Union Building Ballrooms B and C.
  • Schools with three or more players playing will earn team trophies based on their placing in the tournament.
  • We will have fun activities, Learners shirts and sweatshirts for sale, and a raffle in the morning and afternoon!
  • No required cost to enter.
  • Registration Deadline: March 4th at 6pm.
  • Here is the official printable flyer.
  • Sign up for the CNMTCL Finals here!
  • Learn more about the history of the Central NM Team Chess League here.

Learn about our Chess Ratings here

    • Tournaments are set up throughout the year!

    • Top finishers in each section will receive a trophy! All participants will receive colored chess piece prizes.

    • Need Based Discounts are available through the registration process.

    • All tournaments, unless otherwise noted, are located at our home office on the corner of Adams and Lomas, 532 Adams St NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87108

    • All students must follow all Covid-19 Guidelines, including not coming if they are sick

    • Parents are welcome to drop off their students, or to stay for the tournament.

    • All tournament games count for players' Learners Chess Rating.
    • All tournaments are run using the swiss tournament pairing system or a round robin system.
    • All tournaments are played with clocks. You can download a free chess clock app on any smart phone or device.