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.

Grandmaster Peter Wells Simultaneous Display

Grandmaster Peter Wells Simultaneous Display Peter will be holding his annual simultaneous display at Witney Chess Club’s Ducklington Village Hall venue on: Monday 9 April 2018 at 7.15 pm. The evening is open to all Oxfordshire players, and we are

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Club Closed due to Snow

Due to the Beast from the East tonight’s chess club is cancelled, normal service resumed next Thursday. The Cumnor 1 match against Oxford University 2 will be rearranged for sometime in the Trinity term (after Easter).

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41st Annual Kidlington Chess Tournament

The Kidlington Chess Congress was full to capacity again this year with 6 Cumnor players among the 192 players from across the county and from further afield. Ian, Gareth, Simon and Liam (competed in the U180), Robin (U1450) and Graham

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New Grades

The new grades from the English Chess Federation have now been published and can be found here. Some players have gained while others have lost points. A special mention goes out to Pedro who has a grade of 85 for

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41st Annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 3 & 4 February 2018

The 41st annual Kidlington Chess Tournament will be held at Exeter Hall, Kidlington, on Saturday & Sunday 3 & 4 February 2018. There are 4 sections: Open, Under 180, Under 145 & Under 120. The prize fund has been increased

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Trophy Night

This years Trophy Night presentation will be on Thursday 18th January. The winners are: Players Cup 1, Daniel Varney 2, Liam Glenn 3, Gareth Stevens Bill Laar Trophy 1, Steve Bennett 2, Graham Cluley 3, Chris Siebert Please make sure

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Merry Christmas

Christmas is finally here and the League has paused for the festivities. The club is open tonight (Thursday the 21st) but closed on the 28th and open again on the 4th January 2018. Tonight will see the conclusion of the

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Cowley Christmas Blitz

Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2017 Christmas Blitz Tournament, which will be held on Monday 11 December 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 Chess Congress 2017

On the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of October, 100 chess players from Oxfordshire and beyond meet at Cokethrope School for the Fifth Witney Chess Congress. The Congress had 4 separate tournaments, an Open, an Under 170, an Under

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2017-18 Fixtures

Here is the updated (as of the 03/10) version of the 2017-18 fixtures

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