Students meet to play chess at lunch and after school preparing to travel to compete in statewide chess competitions.
- 2nd Place in the Rooks Division (Championship is the top section, Rooks is next, Knights is third)
- NMAA/NW Regional High School Chess Tournament
- 1st place in NM K-12 U1300 Team Championships,
- The A team won 1st place in the Northern New Mexico Middle School Championship Tournament January 16, 2017
- The B team won 3rd place
- The A team placed 2nd in the High School NMAA Regional Championships April 18, 2017