Match reports

Cumnor Chess Club fields two teams in the the Oxford and District Chess League (ODCL).

Below you will find reports on the most recent chess matches we have played.

  • Wantage 2 v Cumnor 2 and Cumnor 1 v Wantage 1 [Match Reports] - 20th Jan, 2017 - This week saw both Cumnor teams take on their respective Wantage teams in the league. Cumnor 2 visited Wantage 2 on Tuesday evening and came back with a 5-1 victory. Graham, Steve, Marc, Leo and Alan all won while Robert
  • Cumnor 1 Mid-Season Report - 19th Dec, 2016 - Sorry I have been pretty busy the last couple of months, so haven’t been writing up the match reports as they happen. But as Christmas is here and the League pauses for the festivities I have some time to take
  • Cumnor 1 v Bicester 1 [Match Report] - 21st Oct, 2016 - Cumnor 1 kicked off the season with a draw against Bicester 1 on Thursday night. On board 6, Chris was playing his first game for Cumnor, even though he lost the game he did say he enjoyed it. I was
  • Witney 4 v Cumnor 2 [Match Report] - 19th Oct, 2016 - Cumnor 2 kicked off the season with a win against Witney 4 on Monday night.
  • Cumnor 1 v MCS and City 1 (FWS) - 17th Feb, 2016 - A win and a draw from Gareth and Mark respectively wasn’t enough to earn Cumnor any points last Thursday night when Magdalen College School came to town. In our previous fixture MCS ran out 6-0 winners so at least this
  • MCS/B1 v Cumnor 1 and Cumnor 1 v Cowley 3 [Match Report] - 2nd Nov, 2015 - After the spectacular start to the season with a 6-0 win against Wantage 1, Cumnor 1 landed with a bump when we took on Magdalen School College (MCS) on Wednesday, the 21st. Similarly to the Wantage match, many of the
  • Cumnor 2 vs Bicester 2 [Match report] - 16th Oct, 2015 - Cumnor Chess Club met again last night, with players from the Cumnor 2 team matched against their rivals Division 4 rivals Bicester 2. Before the match, Liam showed a few Cumnor players the extraordinary 12-move win that Daniel Varney had
  • A great result for Cumnor Chess Club [Match report] - 9th Oct, 2015 - Cumnor 1 kicked off its season in style last night, beating Wantage 1 an impressive 6-0. Cumnor 1 Wantage 1 1 Glenn, Liam (157) 1-0 Piggott, Roly (151) 2 Varney, Daniel (151) 1-0 Hemmings, Peter (149) 3 Stevens, Gareth (146)
  • Wantage 2 v Cumnor 2 [Match Report] - 8th Oct, 2015 - On a rainy Tuesday night, Cumnor Chess Club’s number 2 team set off to St John the Baptist Church in Grove, home of Wantage Chess Club, to play its first game of the season. Wantage 2 Cumnor 2 1 Richards,
  • Cumnor 2 v Cowley 4 [Match Report] - 29th Apr, 2015 - Cumnor 2’s final game of the season took place on Thursday night, when we welcomed Cowley 4 to the Old School. Cowley 4 were sitting top of the table and needed a win to guaranty the title and promotion to

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