Category: Cumnor Chess Club

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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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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The latest Cumnor Cup / Bill Laar Trophy results

I’ve updated the webpage which details the current standings in the Cumnor Players’ Cup and Bill Laar Trophy. It should now be easier to see not only where you’re currently standing in your respective tournament, but also who you have

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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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Trophy Night!

I know we are now in Spring but tomorrow (02/03) is Trophy Night for last years competitions! The evening is a bit like the Oscars but with the mistakes and more chess. Please come along and support the club, we

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