PWOCC wins the Rapidplay 20/20 World Chess Match against Team Novorossiysk with a score of 8-2.
Novorossiysk is the main Russian port on the Black Sea. Unlike their ports in the north it is ice-free all year. It is a sizeable city with a population of around 300,000.
This is the first time Petts Wood and Orpington Chess Club had played a Russian team.
The PWOCC team comprised of:
- Jean-Baptiste Jugand 2/ 2
- Harry Dixon 1/ 2
- Brendan Keenan 1/ 2
- Shlok Verma 2/ 2
- Mikey Watson 2/ 2
Shlok and Mikey are both juniors at our club with the latter also being our Junior Coach