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KevinOSh
prije 1 sat
"Some sacrifices are sound, the rest are mine!" - Mikhail Tal
KevinOSh
prije 2 sati
Please jon me in welcoming @chz3369 and @68ChessDaddo to the Bookworm Club :-
KevinOSh
prije 13 dana
Congratulations to @LaBobaFischer on winning the under 1200 Bookworm 2022 tournament: https://www.chess.com/tournament/bookworm-club-u1200-2022
KevinOSh
prije 13 dana
"It is not enough to be a good player... one must also play well." - Bobby Fischer
Skipton_Fist
prije 15 dana
Thanks @KevinOSh
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Bookworm Club Defeats Knight's Move

Bookworm Club Defeats Knight's Move

KevinOSh | 2. okt 2021.
Congratulations to f040  chicks02 toxic_rabbit Arnaut10 and PresentColony on getting a first vote chess win for The Bookworm Club. No doubt this will be the first of many.
First Live Tournaments

First Live Tournaments

KevinOSh | 5. sep 2021.
The first Live tournament starts next Sunday. This is an Under 1600 tournament and each game lasts 10 minutes https://www.chess.com/play/tournament/2561807 If you are interested in a longer time format or a tournament for higher or lower rated players please let me know.
Which Openings Would You Like To Practice?

Which Openings Would You Like To Practice?

KevinOSh | 21. aug 2021.
First I will talk a bit about our general tournaments and then move on the specific openings We are looking for players below 1200 to join our Under 1200 tournament: https://www.chess.com/tournament/bookworm-u12-tourney In the Under 1500 Bookworm club, In Group 1 Andy has been playing brilliantly and is sure to make the final. Group 2 is a close contest with all 5 players still in with a chance of progressing into the final. https://www.chess.com/tournament/bookworm-u15-tourney/pairings M...
Evans Gambit tournament - we have a winner!

Evans Gambit tournament - we have a winner!

KevinOSh | 20. aug 2021.
Congratulations to diezezhik7 on winning the Evans Gambit tournament. He defeated International Master Peter Large in the final, winning as Black and drawing as White. Here are the two final matches:
Play Like Paul Morphy

Play Like Paul Morphy

KevinOSh | 15. aug 2021.
The Bookworm Club is starting a new series of tournaments based on some of the most famous games played by American Chess Grandmaster Paul Morphy. We are starting with two 16 player tournaments. These games are unrated and are an opportunity both to play like Paul Morphy, and to play better than his opponents played. Sign up to one or both tournaments below: https://www.chess.com/tournament/morphy-skills-1-paulsen-morphy-1857 https://www.chess.com/tournament/morphy-skills-2-opera-game
The Queen's Gambit Declined

The Queen's Gambit Declined

KevinOSh | 12. aug 2021.
There are two new Daily Tournaments for practicing the Queen's Gambit Declined opening Under 1500s sign up here: https://www.chess.com/tournament/u1500-queens-gambit-declined-tournament Over 1500s sign up here: https://www.chess.com/tournament/1500-queens-gembit-declined-tournament/join (apologies for typo, site doesn't allow amendment to the tourney name) Games are RATED, and there is 2 days per move. They are small tournaments with only 5 players, so you won't get overloaded with games.
News Roundup

News Roundup

KevinOSh | 26. jul 2021.
It's been a month since the last club update and lots has been going on. The club tournament Bookworm Club v The Groovy Gang is underway. https://www.chess.com/club/matches/the-groovy-gang/1254653 Best of luck to chicks02, AunTheKnight, AndyConda878, Arnaut10, Burgermaniac and toxic_rabbit. Unfortunately our first two vote chess games were lost due to timeouts. I have never had any reminder that we were running low on time. If you would like to play a new vote chess match just let me kno...
Battle Of The Century

Battle Of The Century

KevinOSh | 25. jun 2021.
Calling all recruits! We will be starting a club match against The Groovy Gang on 12th July Sign up here: https://www.chess.com/club/matches/the-groovy-gang/1254653
Oh so English!

Oh so English!

KevinOSh | 14. jun 2021.
What could be more quaintly English than a game of chess with starting with the English opening? Come and join our vote chess game against the English club Brewood Chess Circle: https://www.chess.com/votechess/game/200185
Vote Chess

Vote Chess

KevinOSh | 11. jun 2021.
We have two vote chess matches underway, both against English clubs who have a good win rate. Brewood Chess Club game: https://www.chess.com/votechess/game/200185 Royal Chess Club game: https://www.chess.com/votechess/game/200143 All our vote chess matches: https://www.chess.com/club/votechess/the-bookworm-club