Author: Liam Glenn
Liam has been coming to Cumnor Chess Club since he was wearing short trousers and now captains the first team. His interests include Chess, Oxford United, Chess and Chess. He shows you can be handsome and good at Chess.

The 2017-18 fixtures have been released

The 2017-18 fixtures have been released by the OCA (please see below) however they are subject to change. Cumnor 1 start the season with two away games against Witney 2 and Cowley 3 and play the final match away to

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The Club is open

Have you been twiddling your fingers for the last 5 Thursdays? Never fear we are back and ready to roll! Our first club night of the season starts at 7pm at Cumnor Old School on Thursday the 7th September. The

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Pub chess in Witney

Hi all, Please join us for a fun, relaxing couple of evenings of chess at The Plough Inn in Witney OX28 6HL, on the 10th August. I will be there from roughly 6pm – 10pm but feel free to come

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August evenings of chess

Hi all, Please join us for a fun, relaxing couple of evenings of chess at The Plough Inn in Witney OX28 6HL, on the first two Thursdays in August (the 3rd and 10th). I will be there from roughly 6pm

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Final club night of the summer!

The club will close throughout August and will reopen on the first Thursday in September, which is the 7th of September. So Thursday 27th July will be final club night, we hope to see many of you there before the

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Cowley Summer Blitz 2017

The Cowley Summer Blitz, held on Monday 26 June, was much the biggest and strongest for a very long time, with 75 players taking part. In a hard-fought last round, David Zakarian, who had been presented earlier in the evening

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Cowley Summer Blitz, Monday 26 June

Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2017 Summer Blitz Tournament, which will be held on Monday 26 June at Cowley Chess Club (at Rose Hill Methodist Church in the Main Hall downstairs), with Round 1 beginning at 7.15 pm.

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Witney 1 win the Frank Woods Shield

The final game of the 2016/17 chess season was played this week, it was the Frank Woods Shield Final between City 1 and Witney 1. In a match that was a lot closer than the match card suggests, Witney 1

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Hopping along to the club…

We haven’t had many matches recently (Cumnor 1 hasn’t played since February), which has given us a chance to get the club tournaments started. Daniel is currently pulling away in the Players Cup with 4 wins from 4 games while

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Grandmaster Peter Wells Simultaneous Display

Peter will be holding his annual simultaneous display at Witney Chess Club’s Ducklington Village Hall venue on: Monday 20 March 2017 at 7.15 pm. The evening is open to all Oxfordshire players, and we are very much hoping that, as

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