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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:

  1. Jean-Baptiste Jugand       2/ 2
  2. Harry Dixon                       1/ 2
  3. Brendan Keenan                1/ 2
  4. Shlok Verma                      2/ 2
  5. Mikey Watson                   2/ 2

Shlok and Mikey are both juniors at our club with the latter also being our Junior Coach

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