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Scholastic Extension of the USCF State Chapter Oklahoma Chess Association.

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Lafayette Chen Tops The Most Improved Players List For 2018-9

Congratulations to Ryan Amburgy for achieving a historic place in the OSCO 2000 Hall of Fame

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Oklahoma's National Invitational Representatives
Denker High School Invitational: Howard Zhong of Norman
Barber K-8 Invitational: Naren Pullela of Edmond
National Girls Invitational: Viktorija Zilajeva of Moore


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What's New

on the OSCO Website

31 Mar 19 Added results from 30 Mar 19 Yukon K-12 Open at Independence Elementary in Yukon

30 Mar 19 Added online registration in the left sidebar for the Woodall K-12 Open School in Tahlequah on 6 April.

14 Mar 19 Added a Photo Gallery in the results from 9 Mar 19 22nd Annual Oklahoma State Scholastic Chess Championship at Carl Albert Field House in Midwest City.

12 Mar 19 Added results from 9 Mar 19 22nd Annual Oklahoma State Scholastic Chess Championship at Carl Albert Field House in Midwest City, including a Photo Gallery.
Updated Champions page.
Updated Denker/Barber invitational standings page with final standings.
Updated Most Improved Player Standings as announced at the state championship.
Updated the Governance page with the current board after the OSCO election at the 9 Mar 19 Annual Meeting at the State Championship. New OSCO Board members are Jennifer Flexner and Qing Cao.

10 Mar 19 Added online registration in left sidebar schedule for Yukon P.S. K-12 Open in Yukon on 30 March.

8 Mar 19 Added Flier/Form and map to site in left sidebar schedule for Yukon P.S. K-12 Open in Yukon on 30 March and Woodall K-12 Open in Tahlequah on 6 April.

6 Mar 19 Updated Denker/Barber invitational standings page with current standings. Most improved will be announced at the state championship.
Added Flier/Form, online registration and map to site in left sidebar schedule for Mustang Stampede at Rogers Middle School in Spencer on 27 April.

17 Feb 19 Added Flier/Form, online registration and map to site in left sidebar schedule for Oklahoma Scholastic Chess State Championship on 9 March.
Added results from 16 Feb 2019 Jenks Scholastic Open.

12 Feb 19 Updated Most Improved Player Standings with current standings

11 Feb 19 Added online registration for the Central Oklahoma Scholastic Open on 23 Feb.

6 Feb 19 Added Flier/Form, online registration and map to site for Jenks K-12 Open
Added Central Oklahoma Scholastic Open to schedule on 23 Feb.

28 Jan 19 Added results from 26 Jan 2019 Tulsa University K-12 Open.

25 Jan 19 Added Independence K-12 Open on 30 March and Woodall K-12 Open on 6 April to the tournament schedule in the left sidebar.

19 Jan 19 Added results from 19 Jan 2019 Blitz Championship.
Updated Champions page.

3 Jan 19 Congratulations to Ryan Amburgy for achieving a historic place in the OSCO 2000 Hall of Fame

30 Dec 18 Updated Most Improved Player Standings and Denker/Barber invitational standings page with current standings

24 Dec 18 Added online registration for Tulsa University K-12 Open

16 Dec 18 Added results from 15 Dec 18 Cheyenne K-12 Open.
Connected online registration link in the left sidebar for Oklahoma Blitz Championship in January.

2 Dec 18 Updated Most Improved Player standings page with current standings

18 Nov 18 Added results from 17 Nov 18 Albert Rine Memorial 19th Oklahoma Grade Championship.
Updated Champions page.

14 Nov 18 Restored the Starting A Chess Club section of the website. Some of the information in this section is dated and there are likely several broken links. We will be cleaning it up as time permits.

11 Nov 18 Added USCF National Championship events to the left sidebar schedule of events

29 Oct 18 Updated Most Improved Player standings page with current standings

14 Oct 18 Added results from 13 Oct 18 Cherokee K-12 Scholastic Open tournament.
Updated Denker/Barber invitational standings.

10 Oct 18 Added Most Improved Player standings page with current standings

22 Sep 18 Added Cheyenne K-12 Open flier/form, online registration and map links to all left sidebars

16 Sep 18 Added results from 15 Sep 18 Cleveland/OSSM tournament with photo gallery.
     On the News page and all page headers, added Interview with Veronika Zilajeva: “Chess Helps me Relax” by Jennifer Shahade - USCF

25 Aug 18 Added the Benefits of Chess page

23 Aug 18 Added the FAQ page

20 Aug 18 Posted News: OSCO 2018-2019 Rule Changes

19 Aug 2018 Posted Champions for the 2017-18 season, added a Donations page and updated the Memberships page.

16 Aug 2018 Posted Tournament Results for the 2017-18 season

14 Aug 2019 The OSCO website is being entirely updated. Navigation is improved. Upcoming events are listed the left of all pages. Content lost a few years back is being restored, if its still relevant. It will take some time to complete and pages not yet ready will display a construction page. Thank you for your patience.
     You can help
by providing emailing your chess meeting information to be posted on the Schools & Clubs page. For teams participating in OSCO tournaments, see the new club team rules and school team rules now expanded to address various student types.
     Denker, Barber and National Girls Invitational contenders should visit the new National Invitational Representatives page for this years' point accumulation and tiebreak rules.
     Governance page shows the current policy board members with terms, annual meeting date and current bylaws.