Category: Cumnor Chess Club

First Oxfordshire Girls Chess Championships at Blenheim Palace

The ECF English Girls Chess Championships, incorporating the first Oxfordshire Girls Chess Championships, is now open for entry on the ECF website. The dates are Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th October. The venue is Blenheim Palace, Woodstock. The main Championship

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New Grades are out

The Summer 2019 grading list has been published and can be found here. Congratulations for everyone who’s grade went up and commiserations on those who’s went down.

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Success for Cumnor at the Cowley Blitz

This years Summer Blitz was a very successful tournament for the Cumnor players, 8 Cumnor Players came to see us pick up our second division trophy and Nick pick up the Bernard C Wyatt Memorial Trophy was awarded to the

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RIP – Chris Fox (Banbury Chess Club)

Here at Cumnor Chess Club we are very sad to hear about the death of the Banbury player, Chris Fox. Stephen Rumsby: It is with great sadness that I have to report that Chris Fox of Banbury Chess Club died

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Cumnor 1 win the League

Last night saw Banbury 2 travel down to Oxford University for a match which would have an affect over here in Cumnor. Cumnor 1 have been sat on the summit of the Oxford and District Chess League 2 for most

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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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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 Eddie who has a grade of 47 for

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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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42nd Kidlington Chess Tournament

The 42nd annual Kidlington Chess Tournament will be held at Exeter Hall, Kidlington, on Saturday & Sunday 2 & 3 February 2019. There are 4 sections: Open, Under 180, Under 145 & Under 120. The prize fund has been increased

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