Battle of Tactics and Strategy: March 8 Online Tournament Recap


In chess, every game tells a story of clash, intrigue, and the triumphant human spirit. This narrative was the same in the latest online tournament on on March 8. The virtual battleground saw a gathering of minds, each vying for the top spot through intense focus and strategic prowess.

A special shoutout goes to Owen, known in the chess circles as "Oknerd27", who entered the foray for the first time and emerged victorious, clinching the trophy with three remarkable straight wins. His performance was rated at an astounding 2130, setting a new record for the highest performance in the three tournaments. This achievement highlights Owen’s exceptional skills and sets a new benchmark for future participants.

Not to be overshadowed, Michael de "Bodenzo" showcased his mettle by securing third place on the podium—a significant achievement marking his first-ever podium finish in our tournaments. It was a well-deserved accolade, reflecting his dedication and strategic depth in the game.

Though the tournament was intimate, with only 5 players in attendance, the level of play was anything but casual. Each game was a close-knit symphony of moves and counter-moves, displaying the participants' high-caliber skill. This provided an exhilarating experience for the players and enriched the spectator experience with high-quality games.

We are excited to announce the next online tournament as we continue celebrating the spirit of competition and the joy of chess. Mark your calendars for March 22 at 6:00 p.m. This upcoming event promises to bring together enthusiasts and contenders from various skill levels to once again challenge each other in strategic duels and tactical plays. Whether you're a seasoned player aiming to top your previous performance or a newcomer eager to make your mark, this tournament is the perfect stage to showcase your prowess. Join us for another evening of chess where every move tells a story, and every game could lead to victory.


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