Category: 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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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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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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Casual games in Witney in August

Gareth has organised an afternoon of Chess in the Como Lounge in Witney, please see below for more detail. “Hi all, Please join us for a casual day of chess at The Como Lounge in Witney, on Saturday, the 3rd

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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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