Seb and Magnus.jpgOxfordshire junior Seb Watkins was selected to make Magnus Carlsen's opening move in the last round of the London Classic. What an honour, and at the historic tournament where Carlsen broke Kasparov's all time grading record. Seb suggested d4 (as can be seen) but after the photographs ended Magnus elected to play 1.e4 and drew a fine game with Vishy Anand. Well done Seb, I hope you enjoyed it.
ODCL_BlankResultCard.pdfBlank form for on-the-night recording of match results. Two matches per page. Both captains should sign and the result should be submitted on the website or to the League Secretary by e-mail. Home captain keeps the signed copy in case of a dispute.
The Right Move, issue 21
RightMove21.pdfIssue 21 of The Right Move, a junior magazine published by the English Chess Federation, includes an article on the junior tournament run by Witney Chess Club in October 2008.
ODCL Performance Grades 2005-06
ODCL2005-06_perfGrades.htmOutput from the grading program: playing records, ECF grading codes and performance grades for ODCL 2005-06. Please check your record; any queries to Peter Hemmings. New players will wish to note their grading code, for use when entering tournaments.
Rules for Quick-play Finishes
QuickPlayFinishes.doc(updated 2001) Do you know how the two-minute rule operates when no arbiter is present? Print this out, post a copy on the noticeboard and keep a second one with the match sets.