Cumnor Chess Club fields two teams in the the Oxford and District Chess League (ODCL).
Below you will find reports on the most recent chess matches we have played.
- Match Report: Cumnor 1 v. Witney 1 - 29th Oct, 2021 - Another Thursday, another match at the Old School! Starting the season with 4 home matches is a little unusual, but so it is and as such last night we welcomed Witney 1. Like City 1 in the before times Witney 1 were an extremely strong team, one of the three team “league within a league” … Continue reading Match Report: Cumnor 1 v. Witney 1
- Wantage 2 v Cumnor 2 and Cumnor 1 v Wantage 1 [Match Reports] - 20th Jan, 2017 - This week saw both Cumnor teams take on their respective Wantage teams in the league. Cumnor 2 visited Wantage 2 on Tuesday evening and came back with a 5-1 victory. Graham, Steve, Marc, Leo and Alan all won while Robert lost but Graham said that he did play well. Wantage 1 came to Cumnor on … Continue reading Wantage 2 v Cumnor 2 and Cumnor 1 v Wantage 1 [Match Reports]
- Cumnor 1 Mid-Season Report - 19th Dec, 2016 - Sorry I have been pretty busy the last couple of months, so haven’t been writing up the match reports as they happen. But as Christmas is here and the League pauses for the festivities I have some time to take a look at the matches. The club will be open on Thursday the 22nd December, … Continue reading Cumnor 1 Mid-Season Report
- Cumnor 1 v Bicester 1 [Match Report] - 21st Oct, 2016 - Cumnor 1 kicked off the season with a draw against Bicester 1 on Thursday night. On board 6, Chris was playing his first game for Cumnor, even though he lost the game he did say he enjoyed it. I was the next to finish and the final position found been seen right after a Bishop … Continue reading Cumnor 1 v Bicester 1 [Match Report]
- Witney 4 v Cumnor 2 [Match Report] - 19th Oct, 2016 - Cumnor 2 kicked off the season with a win against Witney 4 on Monday night.
- Cumnor 1 v MCS and City 1 (FWS) - 17th Feb, 2016 - A win and a draw from Gareth and Mark respectively wasn’t enough to earn Cumnor any points last Thursday night when Magdalen College School came to town. In our previous fixture MCS ran out 6-0 winners so at least this result looks a little more respectable. MCS are currently 2nd in the table battling it … Continue reading Cumnor 1 v MCS and City 1 (FWS)
- MCS/B1 v Cumnor 1 and Cumnor 1 v Cowley 3 [Match Report] - 2nd Nov, 2015 - After the spectacular start to the season with a 6-0 win against Wantage 1, Cumnor 1 landed with a bump when we took on Magdalen School College (MCS) on Wednesday, the 21st. Similarly to the Wantage match, many of the games where closer than the score suggests. A word of congratulations to the MSC team … Continue reading MCS/B1 v Cumnor 1 and Cumnor 1 v Cowley 3 [Match Report]
- Cumnor 2 vs Bicester 2 [Match report] - 16th Oct, 2015 - Cumnor Chess Club met again last night, with players from the Cumnor 2 team matched against their rivals Division 4 rivals Bicester 2. Before the match, Liam showed a few Cumnor players the extraordinary 12-move win that Daniel Varney had had against Peter Hemmings from Wantage the week before. Frankly, we’re all grateful that Daniel … Continue reading Cumnor 2 vs Bicester 2 [Match report]
- A great result for Cumnor Chess Club [Match report] - 9th Oct, 2015 - Cumnor 1 kicked off its season in style last night, beating Wantage 1 an impressive 6-0. Cumnor 1 Wantage 1 1 Glenn, Liam (157) 1-0 Piggott, Roly (151) 2 Varney, Daniel (151) 1-0 Hemmings, Peter (149) 3 Stevens, Gareth (146) 1-0 Spalding, George H (115) 4 Sayers, Mark (143) 1-0 Booker, Julian (103) 5 Carr, … Continue reading A great result for Cumnor Chess Club [Match report]
- Wantage 2 v Cumnor 2 [Match Report] - 8th Oct, 2015 - On a rainy Tuesday night, Cumnor Chess Club’s number 2 team set off to St John the Baptist Church in Grove, home of Wantage Chess Club, to play its first game of the season. Wantage 2 Cumnor 2 1 Richards, Simon A (129) 0-1 Varney, Andrew (128) 2 Booker, Julian (103) 0-1 Cluley, Graham (116) … Continue reading Wantage 2 v Cumnor 2 [Match Report]
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