Tag: Cumnor Chess Club

Sadly the coronavirus pandemic has caused life to be placed on hold for many of us. The Oxford and District Chess League is no exception. Please be aware the Ray Starkie (best game) trophy will still be awarded so get …

ODCL Season 2019-20 Cancelled Read More »

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I’m sure this won’t be a massive surprise to any of you, but the decision has been made to close the club immediately until things start to improve on the Coronavirus front.

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As you will probably be aware the Coronavirus has taken its toll on the sporting calendar. The chess leagues have also been affected with all league matches (in Oxfordshire) being postponed for the next 3 weeks. This will affect Cumnor …

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It was a successful weekend for the Cumnor players at Kidlington. Gareth won the U145 with 4.5 (out of 5)! While in the Open, Eldar ended with 2.5 (all out of 5) and Nick and Nigel both finished with 2 …

Kidlington Chess Tournament 2020 Read More »

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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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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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Since the Frank Woods Shield was revamped a couple of seasons ago we have had some good results in the competition, winning the inaugural year and reaching the semis last season. This year we have decided to two enter two …

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The club will close throughout August and will reopen on the first Thursday in September, which is the 5th of September. So Thursday 25th July will be final club night, we hope to see many of you there before the …

Final Club Night of the Season Read More »

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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 …

Success for Cumnor at the Cowley Blitz Read More »

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Gareth has organised an afternoon of Chess in the Como Lounge in Witney, please see below for more detail. “Hi all, Please join us for a casual day of chess at The Como Lounge in Witney, on Saturday, the 3rd …

Casual games in Witney in August Read More »

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