Category: Chess

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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Club is closed for one evening

On Thursday 24th January both teams are playing away, Cumnor 1 are playing Oxford University 2 and Cumnor 2 are playing Magdalen College School, this will mean the club will be closed for the evening. We will open again on

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Trophy Night

Next Thursday, 17th January will be our annual Trophy Night, the top three players in the two tournaments will each receive a trophy and the top players will get their hands on the prestigious Players Cup and Bill Laar Trophy.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

As the end of the year approaches there are a few things to announce. The two teams have so far had very differing seasons. Cumnor 1 sit in second place in division 2 with 5 wins and a single loss

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