This is the New Mexico Scholastic Chess page, a
collection of information about scholastic chess around the
The 2017 state championships are under way: K-12
(qualifier) and K-9 have already taken place and K-6 is
coming up. More info at
the State Championships
2017 tournament results:
Priyav Chandna, an eleventh grader from United World
College in Montezuma, tied with Asher Nathan, a sixth
grader from Rio Grande Elementary in Santa Fe, for the
NM K-12 Chess Championship.
Sophia Moore (grade 8) of Camino Real Middle School in
Las Cruces won the 2017 NM girls chess championship with
a perfect 4-0 score.
Asher Nathan of Rio Grande Elementary in Santa Fe wins
Marcelo Tohen of Escuela del Sol Montessori in
Albuquerque and Carson Kaczmarek of the Acton Academy
in Las Cruces tie for the K-3 Championship.
You can also see
the list of
winners of the state champions..
The following organizations put on a variety of
scholastic chess events around the state:
Another useful link to have handy is the
New Mexico Chess
Organization (NMCO) web site.