Category: Cumnor Chess Club

Football’s coming home…

With England playing on Thursday (28th June) against Belgium the club will be closed, we have taken this decision because England will be winning the World Cup this year and we want to watch the historic win against Belgians… well

The Frank Woods Shield Final

So as many of you know by know we have won the Frank Woods Shield! The victory of 5.5 – 0.5 in the final was enough to clinch victory in this years edition. The match was played with the thunder

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Frank Woods Shield – Cup Final Day

Frank Woods Shield Rewind: Classic Finals (08:30-09:30, BBC Two) Gareth Stevens takes a look at some of the classic finals including Witney 1 v University 1 (2012) and Oxford City 1 v Cowley 2 (2010) Tactics Trainer (09:30-10:00, BBC Two)

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Does glory await Cumnor in the Frank Woods Shield Final?

Cumnor have a respectable record in the Frank Woods Shield reaching the semi finals in 2012 and beating (the reigning champions) Witney 1 in 2014/15 but this year could be our year to win it as we have reached the

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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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Club Closed due to Snow

Due to the Beast from the East tonight’s chess club is cancelled, normal service resumed next Thursday. The Cumnor 1 match against Oxford University 2 will be rearranged for sometime in the Trinity term (after Easter).

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41st Annual Kidlington Chess Tournament

The Kidlington Chess Congress was full to capacity again this year with 6 Cumnor players among the 192 players from across the county and from further afield. Ian, Gareth, Simon and Liam (competed in the U180), Robin (U1450) and Graham

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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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41st Annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 3 & 4 February 2018

The 41st annual Kidlington Chess Tournament will be held at Exeter Hall, Kidlington, on Saturday & Sunday 3 & 4 February 2018. There are 4 sections: Open, Under 180, Under 145 & Under 120. The prize fund has been increased

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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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