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This site is dedicated to news about Texas Chess, particularly the World Champion and top ranked Texas Chess Team which will defend its title against Oklahoma in April during RRSO VIII.
As all serious chess players know, the REAL Red River Shootout is a series of annual matches between the most fanatical chess players in Oklahoma and Texas. Texas leads 5-2 despite playing on the road six out of seven contests. Match details are available on the Oklahoma Chess Forum's web site:
April 18, Eighth Annual Red River Shoot Out (Sunday)
State Team match open only to OK and TX residents as defined as where USCF has your address. Two rounds G/60+30sec. Must have current USCF membership and rating. Treasure Valley Casino, I-35 Exit 55 & Hwy 7, Davis, OK 73030. EF: $5, Masters Free, all registration on site. Reg: 9:30 to 10:45. Rds. 11 and 2. For questions OK players contact Frank Berry at fkimberry@AOL.com; TX players contact Tom Crane at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 817-296-4287 or Rob Jones at 214-212-9185, email@example.com
Keep checking this blog for both breaking and interesting news about the Texas Chess Team and the REAL Red River Shootout.