Category: Cumnor Chess Club

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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The last chess evening of the year

This Thursday will be our last Chess evening of 2018. It will be an exiting evening, as the final positions for the 2018 Players Cup will depend on the results played on the night. I wish good luck to all

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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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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Witney Rapidplay 2018 and Sixth Witney Weekend Congress

Our friends over at Witney Chess Club are organising two tournaments in the autumn. Witney Rapidplay 2018 – This popular one-day event was an excellent warm-up for the new season, and is one of the best-value congresses around. It will

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