Oklahoma Chess Monthly
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Oklahoma Chess Monthly

Current Issue
October 2018

In the October 2018 "OCM"
  • The Riddle of the Chess Sphinx by Tom Braunlich
  • Images and Ideas from the Chess960 Champions Showdown by Tom Braunlich
  • En Passant at Age 71
    Senior Chess Master John Hall (1946-2018)
  • Oh Capablanca YouTube video
  • Ron Luthur Wins Record 11th Missouri Championship
  • Game of the Month - Paolercio, Anthony (2099) Braunlich, Tom (2200) Tulsa Quads 2, 25.08.2018 [B33], 0-1
  • Games from Recent Events
  • Upcoming Tournaments
    • OCT 20, 2018, OCA State Blitz Championship, Chandler, OK
    • OCT 27, 2018, Center-State Quads, Chandler, OK
    • OCT 27-28, 2018, Springfield Open and Scholastic, Springfield, MO
    • NOV 10, 2018, CARLSEN-CARUANA Watch Party and Chess Blast, Oklahoma City, OK
    • DEC 1-2, 2018, 2nd Steve Wharry Classic, Tulsa, OK
  • Ryan Amburgy, Player of the Month
  • Oklahoma's Top 25 List
  • Chess Puzzles
  • Book Review by IM John Donaldson: Fabiano Caruana: His Amazing Story and His Most Instructive Games by Alexander Kalinin
  • Chess Coaching Available from USCF Life Master Tom Braunlich
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.