Oklahoma Chess Monthly
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Oklahoma Chess Monthly

Current Issue
June 2019

In the June 2019 "OCM"
  • En Passant — Bran Whitcomb (1979-2019)
    By Tom Braunlich
  • IM John Donaldson Gives Lecture on his USA Team Captain Adventures
    By Tom Braunlich
  • Frank K Berry Memorial: Great Turnout at a Great New Venue
    By Tom Braunlich
  • Oklahoma's Top 25 List
  • Jim Hollingsworth, Player of the Month
  • Holding the Line at Red River Shoot Out XVII — Oklahoma tops Texas 24 to 22
    By Victor Yaward, Chess Reporter
  • Chess Puzzles
  • Game of the Month
    Donaldson, John W (2410) Patel, Advait (2565) &emdash;
    &emdash; 3rd Frank Berry Memorial Stillwater (3), 8.05.2019, ½-½ [Notes by IM John Donaldson]
  • The Laughing Knight &emdash; Special Feature
  • Games from Recent Events
  • Upcoming Tournaments
    • JUN 22-23, 2019, Missouri Class Chamionship, Springfield, MO
    • JUN 29-30, 2019, OCA 74th Annual Oklahoma Open, Tulsa, OK
    • JUL 13-14, 2019, 51st Annual Jerry Spann Memorial, Oklahoma City, OK
    • JUL 19-21, 2019, Kansas Open, Wichita, KS
    • AUG 17 and AUG 24, 2019, Steve Whary CONSAT Clasic, Tulsa, OK
    • SEP 21, 2019, CENTER-STATE QUADS #2, Chandler, OK
  • REVIEW OF TWO NEW BOOKS BY EVERYMAN CHESS
    By IM John Donaldson
  • Chess Coaching Available from USCF Life Master Tom Braunlich

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Oklahoma Chess Monthly
Frank Berry
(1945-2016)


WHAT ABOUT THE OCQ?

     Frank Berry's long running "Oklahoma Chess Quarterly" (print edition) is now being replaced by the "Oklahoma Chess Monthly" (OCM) published online which will have the same style of articles — plus many new features not possible before such as links to websites for further info and online playable games.

     Many of you liked to collect and keep copies of OCQ -- and for you we will offer a bound annual printed collection of all OCM issues for your collecton or library archives.  More on this later.

"Sometimes you just have to take the bull by the tail and face the situation."
Frank Kim Berry (1945-2016)"




Frank Berry
(1945-2016)


WHAT ABOUT THE OCQ?

     Frank Berry's long running "Oklahoma Chess Quarterly" (print edition) is now being replaced by the "Oklahoma Chess Monthly" (OCM) published online which will have the same style of articles — plus many new features not possible before such as links to websites for further info and online playable games.

     Many of you liked to collect and keep copies of OCQ -- and for you we will offer a bound annual printed collection of all OCM issues for your collecton or library archives.  More on this later.