The Challengers March 2016 Open

The Challengers March 12, 2016 Open Chess Tournament

Venue: Kentucky Avenue Baptist Church
2702 S Kentucky Avenue
(Please Use South Parking Lot & South Entrance Only!)
Oklahoma City, OK 73108

$425 Total Cash Prizes Based on 40 USCF rated entries :

Open - $125(1st), $75(2nd), $50(3rd) U1600 - $100(1st), $50(2nd), $25(3rd)

5 Sections:
Open USCF Rated,

2015 Meeting Minutes

70th Oklahoma Open

Attendance: Carlson, Martin(at Large)  Joe, Veal  Danial, Smith  Gray, Jim  Bedenbaugh, Jim(President)  Unruh, Charles D. (Past President)  Taylor, John H. (Vice President)  Swatek, Mike  Unruh, Charles M. (Secretary)

Board called to order 8:15 by President Jim Bedenbaugh
Motion to amend quorum
2nd by CM Unruh


Open Meeting
Old minutes accepted

2015 Meeting Agenda

70th Oklahoma Open Business Meeting


  • Previous Meeting Minutes
  • Finance Report
  • Old Business
    • Website
  • Election of At-Large Board members
  • Delegate to USCF
    • Scholastic Discount
    • U1000 Sections

Blitz Tournament Riverchess

41st and Riverside
Park Area

Join the Oklahoma Kings for a USCF rated blitz chess tournament Thursday July 16 at 6:30 pm. Please try arrive early for registration.

Prizes include gifts cards for open and U1400.

$5 entry fee.

Time controls: Game in 3 with 2 second increment. Bring your board and clock.

Contact Ray Griffin: 918-946-0014

19th Annual OK Scholastic Chess Championship

By Tommy W. Hay, The Challengers Chess Club – OKC
Cell: 405-512-4916 Email:
Results from the 19th Annual OK Scholastic Chess Championship that was held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Tulsa.

The “OSCO” 19th Annual OK Scholastic Chess 2015 Championship was held this past weekend March 7, 2015 at the Will Rogers College High School located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The event was sponsored by the Oklahoma Scholastic Chess Organization (OSCO) and Will Rogers College High School. The chess tournament was a 5-Round Swiss system style with a 45 minute game time.

Tulsa Spring Open 2015

Tulsa Spring Open 2015
Sponsored by OCA & Tulsa B&N Chess Club
April 25th at the Trade Winds Central, Tulsa

4 Round Swiss System Tournament

Featuring: Section 1: (above 1,000 USCF rating) 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50.
Section 2: (under 1,000 USCF rating) 1st $75, 2nd $50.
Plaques to 1st and each Class winner. Additional Prizes based on Entries.
One ½ point Bye available in Round 1-3.

Time Control: Game in 60 minutes with 5 Second Delay

Location: Trade Winds Central, 3141 E. Skelly Drive, Tulsa,

The Challengers ASTEC OPEN #1

You are cordially invited to play in…
What: The Challengers ASTEC OPEN #1
When: Saturday, March 21, 2015
ASTEC Charter School
2401 NW 23rd Street, Ste. 39A
Oklahoma City, OK 73107

Cash Prizes $150.00 Based on 40 (Top 3 Prizes Guaranteed.) 1st, 2nd , 3rd Place trophies

4 Sections: OPEN (USCF Rated), U-1500 (USCF Rated) , U-1000/Unrated (CXR rated) , U-500/Unrated (CXR rated)

Format: 4 Rounds Swiss System, G/45;d5 Affects both Quick and Regular rating.

Round Times: 09:30, 12:00, 2:00 & 4:00

Byes: One 1/2 point Bye available in Rounds 1-3

ADVAIT PATEL - Number 1 OK Player Triumphs Again

Press Release
The Challengers Chess Club – OKC
By Tommy W. Hay

Challengers Chess Club 3-peat winner is Advait Patel

Monthly Bughouse Tournaments!

The Oklahoma Chess Association 


Monthly Bughouse Tournaments

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