Category: Cumnor Chess Club

Last night some news reached us regarding Ann Willan, sadly she passed away on Tuesday (14th January). Ann was one of the founding members of the club, she never took the game too seriously often pausing to ask her Queen …

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The 43rd annual Kidlington Chess Tournament will take place at Exeter Hall, Kidlington, on Saturday & Sunday 1 & 2 February, 2020. We shall again have four sections, Open, U180, U145 and U120, and a prize fund of over £2200. …

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The 2019 Players’ Cup and the 2019 Bill Laar Trophy both completed just before Christmas. The winners are: Players’ Cup 1, Eldar 2, Nigel 3, Simon Bill Laar Trophy 1, Robin 2, Steve 3, Graham The club will be hosting …

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This year we have a new name on the Players Cup, Eldar won with 9.5 points from 12 games. The final standings can be seen below with more information on the The Players’ Cup and Bill Laar Trophy page. The …

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The Cowley Christmas Blitz is taking place on Monday 9 December 2019, please attend if you can. “Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2019 Christmas Blitz Tournament, which will be held on Monday 9 December at Cowley Chess Club …

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The season is progressing well for both teams. Cumnor 1 are currently 4th out of 8 in Division 1 with 2 wins and a loss in the first 3 matches. While Cumnor 2 are 2nd in division 4 with 2 …

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The new season is upon and is due to kick off this week. Cunmor 1 will playing in division 1 for the first time and will play their first match away to City 1 on 7th October before home matches …

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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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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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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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