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Cowley Christmas Blitz, 3 December 2018

Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2018 Christmas Blitz Tournament, which will be held on Monday 3 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 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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Summertime Chess

Please join us for a fun, relaxing couple of evenings of chess at The Como Lounge in Witney, on the 16th August and 23rd August. What: Casual games of chess Where: Como Lounge, 34 Market Square, Witney OX28 6BB When:

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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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Does glory await Cumnor in the Frank Woods Shield Final?

Cumnor have a respectable record in the Frank Woods Shield reaching the semi finals in 2012 and beating (the reigning champions) Witney 1 in 2014/15 but this year could be our year to win it as we have reached the

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New Grades

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 Pedro who has a grade of 85 for

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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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Wantage 2 v Cumnor 2 and Cumnor 1 v Wantage 1 [Match Reports]

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

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Witney Chess Congress

On the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd of October, 73 chess players from Oxfordshire and beyond meet at Cokethrope School for the Forth Witney Chess Congress. Cokethorpe is a Private School set in the west Oxfordshire countryside a few

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