Category: Chess

RIP – Derek Punter

Here at Cumnor Chess Club we are very sad to hear the death of Wantage player, Derek Punter. The first team play Wantage 1 tonight. George Spalding “Long standing Wantage Club member Derek Punter, who served for over a quarter

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Cowley Christmas Blitz, 3 December 2018

Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2018 Christmas Blitz Tournament, which will be held on Monday 3 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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Sixth Witney Weekend Congress

The 6th Witney Weekend Congress will take place on the weekend of the 3rd and 4th November 2018 at Cokethorpe School. More information and the entry form can be found on the Witney website. http://www.witneychess.co.uk/6thwitney_information.htm

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ECF President’s Award for Steve Rumsby,

Cumnor Chess Club would like to offer our congratulations to Steve Rumsby. The following was taken from the ECF Newsletter that has just been published and the Oxfordshire Chess Association website: ECF President’s Award for Steve Rumsby, Banbury Congratulations to

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The New Season

Looking out of my window this morning I can confirm Autumn has clearly started but in good news the chess season kicks off next month! So pop down to the club for some pre-season friendlies this evening. The Oxfordshire Chess

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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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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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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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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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