Category: Chess

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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Trophy Night

This years Trophy Night presentation will be on Thursday 18th January. The winners are: Players Cup 1, Daniel Varney 2, Liam Glenn 3, Gareth Stevens Bill Laar Trophy 1, Steve Bennett 2, Graham Cluley 3, Chris Siebert Please make sure

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Merry Christmas

Christmas is finally here and the League has paused for the festivities. The club is open tonight (Thursday the 21st) but closed on the 28th and open again on the 4th January 2018. Tonight will see the conclusion of the

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2017-18 Fixtures

Here is the updated (as of the 03/10) version of the 2017-18 fixtures

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5th Witney Weekend Congress

The 5th Witney Weekend Congress will take place on the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of October at Cokethorpe School. More information and the entry form can be found on the Witney website. http://www.witneychess.co.uk/5thwitney_information.htm

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August evenings of chess

Hi all, Please join us for a fun, relaxing couple of evenings of chess at The Plough Inn in Witney OX28 6HL, on the first two Thursdays in August (the 3rd and 10th). I will be there from roughly 6pm

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Cowley Summer Blitz, Monday 26 June

Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2017 Summer Blitz Tournament, which will be held on Monday 26 June 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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Witney 1 win the Frank Woods Shield

The final game of the 2016/17 chess season was played this week, it was the Frank Woods Shield Final between City 1 and Witney 1. In a match that was a lot closer than the match card suggests, Witney 1

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Hopping along to the club…

We haven’t had many matches recently (Cumnor 1 hasn’t played since February), which has given us a chance to get the club tournaments started. Daniel is currently pulling away in the Players Cup with 4 wins from 4 games while

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