Category: Chess

I’m sure this won’t be a massive surprise to any of you, but the decision has been made to close the club immediately until things start to improve on the Coronavirus front.

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It was a successful weekend for the Cumnor players at Kidlington. Gareth won the U145 with 4.5 (out of 5)! While in the Open, Eldar ended with 2.5 (all out of 5) and Nick and Nigel both finished with 2 …

Kidlington Chess Tournament 2020 Read More »

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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 …

Merry Christmas! Read More »

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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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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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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 …

Fixtures are out! Read More »

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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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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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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 …

Summer time 2019 Read More »

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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 …

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

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