Tag: Chess

The New Season

Looking out of my window this morning I can confirm Autumn has clearly started but in good news the chess season kicks off next month! So pop down to the club for some pre-season friendlies this evening. The Oxfordshire Chess

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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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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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Merry Christmas

Christmas is finally here and the League has paused for the festivities. The club is open tonight (Thursday the 21st) but closed on the 28th and open again on the 4th January 2018. Tonight will see the conclusion of the

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Cowley Christmas Blitz

Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2017 Christmas Blitz Tournament, which will be held on Monday 11 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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The 2017-18 fixtures have been released

The 2017-18 fixtures have been released by the OCA (please see below) however they are subject to change. Cumnor 1 start the season with two away games against Witney 2 and Cowley 3 and play the final match away to

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August evenings of chess

Hi all, Please join us for a fun, relaxing couple of evenings of chess at The Plough Inn in Witney OX28 6HL, on the first two Thursdays in August (the 3rd and 10th). I will be there from roughly 6pm

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40th Annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 4 & 5 February 2017

A number of Cumnor players took part in the 40th Kidlington Chess Congress this year and this is the report written by Gerard O’Reilly, more information such as cross-tables can be found here. Back in 1978, the first Kidlington Chess

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New Grades are now out!

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 Alan who gained 12 points and the only

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Oxfordshire Individual Chess Championship 2016-17

A proposal to revive the Oxfordshire Individual Chess Championship after a gap of about about fifteen years was approved by the recent County AGM. The title of Oxfordshire Individual Chess Champion and the trophy will accordingly go to the eligible

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