Tag: Banbury Chess Club

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 …

Some Busy Club Nights Ahead Read More »

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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 …

RIP – Chris Fox (Banbury Chess Club) Read More »

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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 …

Cumnor 1 win the League Read More »

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During the snow storms of last night Cumnor 1 took a big step to achieving promotion to division 1 by beating Banbury 2, 4-2. The result moves Cumnor 1, 6 points clear (with a better head-to-head) of Banbury 2 with …

Silverware on the cards, in the League, Frank Wood Shield or Kidlington? Read More »

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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 …

Club is closed for one evening Read More »

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Cumnor Chess Club would like to offer our congratulations to Steve Rumsby. The following was taken from the ECF Newsletter that has just been published and the Oxfordshire Chess Association website: ECF President’s Award for Steve Rumsby, Banbury Congratulations to …

ECF President’s Award for Steve Rumsby, Read More »

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Both Terringtons' deep in thought

GM John Nunn gave a 21 board simul at Hanwell Village Hall in Banbury on Sunday 8th June. He came out 20-1 winner with two draws from Ben Graff and our very own Simon Terrington. Two Cumnor players took part: …

Cumnor player draws chess grandmaster! Read More »

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