Category: Chess

Summer time 2019

The season concludes on Monday (24th June) with the Cowley Summer Blitz and the OCA Prizegiving. The first team will receive Trophy for winning the second division and Nick will receive the Bernard C Wyatt Memorial Trophy for being the

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The Grunifeld Defence (aka Oxford University) win the 2018/19 FWS

The final match of the 2018/19 season was played this week and it saw The Grunifeld Defence, a team made up from Oxford University, lift the cup. After winning the title last year (check out our crowning moment here), this

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Cowley Summer Blitz (& OCA Prizegiving), 24 June 2019

The Cowley Summer Blitz is taking place on the 24th June, Cumnor will be receiving the Second Division Trophy so please attend if you can. “Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2019 Summer Blitz Tournament, which will be held

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Ray Starkie Memorial Award

Please get your thinking caps on and if you think you played a brilliancy this season get your game entered. “As some of you will be aware at the last OCA AGM it was decided that an annual best game

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Oxfordshire A win the Chiltern League Open

Congratulations to the Oxfordshire A team who won the Open section of the Chiltern League on Sunday (31st March) with a 9 – 7 victory against Buckinghamshire. It was played at Cumnor and 25% of the team were Cumnor players;

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Oxfordshire Easter holiday chess events for juniors

Monday 8 April – Thursday 11 April Oxford New Generation chess & activity holiday club. The February half term club was fully booked some time beforehand. The holiday club ethos is to keep groups small to allow quality coaching time,

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Nick wins the Blackpool Major

At the weekend Nick Burrows traveled up to Blackpool to play in the Blackpool Chess Conference. We are happy to announce Nick won the Major with 4.5 from the 5 games. Congratulations from all of us. A link for the

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Cumnor 1 win the League

Last night saw Banbury 2 travel down to Oxford University for a match which would have an affect over here in Cumnor. Cumnor 1 have been sat on the summit of the Oxford and District Chess League 2 for most

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Players Cup and Bill Laar Trophy 2019

This seasons cups have kicked off and can be found below. There is still time to enter but for the best chance to win get involved as soon as possible. For more information please check out the Players Cup and

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Silverware on the cards, in the League, Frank Wood Shield or Kidlington?

During the snow storms of last night Cumnor 1 took a big step to achieving promotion to division 1 by beating Banbury 2, 4-2. The result moves Cumnor 1, 6 points clear (with a better head-to-head) of Banbury 2 with

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