Monday Evening Tournaments at Panera on Jefferson in I-25

When: Monday evenings at 6pm

Where: Panera Bread Co off Jefferson and I-25, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Click here to view a pdf flyer for these Monday evening tournaments

  • When: Monday evenings, be there to check in and start round one by 6pm.
  • Where: Panera Bread Co off Jefferson and I-25, 4300 The 25 Way, Albuquerque, NM 87109
  • What:
    • Open to all ages and all skill levels.
    • Weeks 1: Game in 30,
    • Week 2: Game in 15 ; d5
    • Week 3: Game in 10 ; d5
    • Week 4: Game in 5 ; d2
    • Week 5: Game in 3 ; d2
    • All events are USCF rated.
    • Scholastic memberships are available through Diamondback Chess for $13
    • Please Bring your own Chess Set. Sets are available for purchase
  • All weeks have a $5 entry fee.
  • Weeks 1 and 2 will be quads, with 4 player sections* and 3 rounds. Sections will be organized by rating. There will be a $10 prize for 1st and a $5 prize for second.
  • Week 3 will be 6 player sections* and 5 rounds. Sections will be organized by rating. There will be a $15 prize for 1st and a $10 prize for second.
  • Week 4 will be 6 player sections* and 10 rounds, so every player plays each other person in their section twice. Sections will be organized by rating. There will be a $15 prize for 1 st and a $10 prize for second.
  • Week 5 will only happen if there are 5 Mondays in a month. Week 5 will be 8 player sections* and 14 rounds, so every player plays each other person in their section twice. Sections will be organized by rating. There will be a $15 prize for 1 st and a $10 prize for second.
  • *Some section sizes may change based on attendance
  • Rated Games: Require membership to the US Chess Federation. Annual memberships can be purchased here at uschess.org’s website.
  • Contact to sign up: chess.coachwillow@gmail.com or johnlt77@gmail.com

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Halloween Havoc Chess Tournament 2019

When: 2pm

Where: UNM Student Union Building

Dress up in a Halloween Costume for this one if you like!
Sunday, October 27th, at UNM Main Campus Student Union Building, Ball Room C.
Schedule for the Day:
-Onsite Registration and Check in from 2-2:30pm
-Round 1, 2:45pm
-Round 2, 3:20pm
-Round 3, 3:55pm
-Round 4, 4:30pm
-Round 5, 5:05pm
-Trophies and medals, 5:40pm
Clocks will be set for 15 minutes per side with a 5 second delay.
Please bring a chess clock or a smart phone with a free chess clock app (lichess.org, and chess.com have free chess clock apps available, search chess clock in your app store).
And definitely have your kids practice with a clock at home.