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.

Merry Christmas!

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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Eldar wins the Players Cup

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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Cowley Christmas Blitz

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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Some Busy Club Nights Ahead

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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Frank Woods Shield

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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7th Witney Weekend Congress

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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Fixtures are out!

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

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First Oxfordshire Girls Chess Championships at Blenheim Palace

The ECF English Girls Chess Championships, incorporating the first Oxfordshire Girls Chess Championships, is now open for entry on the ECF website. The dates are Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th October. The venue is Blenheim Palace, Woodstock. The main Championship

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New Grades are out

The Summer 2019 grading list has been published and can be found here. Congratulations for everyone who’s grade went up and commiserations on those who’s went down.

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Final Club Night of the Season

The club will close throughout August and will reopen on the first Thursday in September, which is the 5th of September. So Thursday 25th July will be final club night, we hope to see many of you there before the

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