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.

Last night some news reached us regarding Ann Willan, sadly she passed away on Tuesday (14th January). Ann was one of the founding members of the club, she never took the game too seriously often pausing to ask her Queen …

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The 43rd annual Kidlington Chess Tournament will take place at Exeter Hall, Kidlington, on Saturday & Sunday 1 & 2 February, 2020. We shall again have four sections, Open, U180, U145 and U120, and a prize fund of over £2200. …

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The 2019 Players’ Cup and the 2019 Bill Laar Trophy both completed just before Christmas. The winners are: Players’ Cup 1, Eldar 2, Nigel 3, Simon Bill Laar Trophy 1, Robin 2, Steve 3, Graham The club will be hosting …

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As normal we will be taking our two week Christmas break. The club will be open on the 19th December before being closed on Boxing Day (26th December) and the 2nd January. We will reopen on the 9th January 2020 …

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This year we have a new name on the Players Cup, Eldar won with 9.5 points from 12 games. The final standings can be seen below with more information on the The Players’ Cup and Bill Laar Trophy page. The …

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The Cowley Christmas Blitz is taking place on Monday 9 December 2019, please attend if you can. “Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2019 Christmas Blitz Tournament, which will be held on Monday 9 December at Cowley Chess Club …

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The season is progressing well for both teams. Cumnor 1 are currently 4th out of 8 in Division 1 with 2 wins and a loss in the first 3 matches. While Cumnor 2 are 2nd in division 4 with 2 …

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Since the Frank Woods Shield was revamped a couple of seasons ago we have had some good results in the competition, winning the inaugural year and reaching the semis last season. This year we have decided to two enter two …

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The 7th Witney Weekend Congress will take place on the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd November 2019 at Cokethorpe School. More information and the entry form can be found on the Witney website. http://www.witneychess.co.uk/7thwitney_info_2019.htm

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The new season is upon and is due to kick off this week. Cunmor 1 will playing in division 1 for the first time and will play their first match away to City 1 on 7th October before home matches …

Fixtures are out! Read More »

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