Oklahoma Chess Magazine, April 2022

Oklahoma Chess Magazine is a bimonthly journal edited and published by Tom Braunlich. To submit an article, tournament report, annotated game, or letter to the editor, send to tom.braunlich@cox.net. Deadline is the 15th of each odd-numbered month.


This month's issue remembers D Ballard, the three-time Oklahoma state champion who once beat Bobby Fischer. "I hope all young Oklahoma players will read this recap of Ballard’s career," said OCM publisher Tom Braunlich. "He is someone they need to know."

Also in this issue, a tribute to Oklahoma player Eric Jones by Bruce Wells.

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