Category: Chess

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 Woods 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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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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