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.

Summertime Chess

Please join us for a fun, relaxing couple of evenings of chess at The Como Lounge in Witney, on the 16th August and 23rd August. What: Casual games of chess Where: Como Lounge, 34 Market Square, Witney OX28 6BB When:

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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 6th of September. So Thursday 26th July will be final club night, we hope to see many of you there before the

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Football’s coming home…

With England playing on Thursday (28th June) against Belgium the club will be closed, we have taken this decision because England will be winning the World Cup this year and we want to watch the historic win against Belgians… well

Cowley Summer Blitz

As Cumnor won the Frank Woods Shield we will be receiving the cup at the Cowley Summer Blitz, so we are hoping for many Cumnnor Players to attend! Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2018 Summer Blitz Tournament, which

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The Frank Woods Shield Final

So as many of you know by know we have won the Frank Woods Shield! The victory of 5.5 – 0.5 in the final was enough to clinch victory in this years edition. The match was played with the thunder

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Frank Woods Shield – Cup Final Day

Frank Woods Shield Rewind: Classic Finals (08:30-09:30, BBC Two) Gareth Stevens takes a look at some of the classic finals including Witney 1 v University 1 (2012) and Oxford City 1 v Cowley 2 (2010) Tactics Trainer (09:30-10:00, BBC Two)

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Does glory await Cumnor in the Frank Woods Shield Final?

Cumnor have a respectable record in the Frank Woods Shield reaching the semi finals in 2012 and beating (the reigning champions) Witney 1 in 2014/15 but this year could be our year to win it as we have reached the

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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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