Tag: Frank Wood Shield

The Grunifeld Defence (aka Oxford University) win the 2018/19 FWS

The final match of the 2018/19 season was played this week and it saw The Grunifeld Defence, a team made up from Oxford University, lift the cup. After winning the title last year (check out our crowning moment here), this

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Ray Starkie Memorial Award

Please get your thinking caps on and if you think you played a brilliancy this season get your game entered. “As some of you will be aware at the last OCA AGM it was decided that an annual best game

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Cumnor 1 win the League

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

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

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

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Trophy Night

Next Thursday, 17th January will be our annual Trophy Night, the top three players in the two tournaments will each receive a trophy and the top players will get their hands on the prestigious Players Cup and Bill Laar Trophy.

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Cowley Summer Blitz

As Cumnor won the Frank Wood Shield we will be receiving the cup at the Cowley Summer Blitz, so we are hoping for many Cumnnor Players to attend! Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2018 Summer Blitz Tournament, which

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The Frank Wood Shield Final

So as many of you know by know we have won the Frank Wood Shield! The victory of 5.5 – 0.5 in the final was enough to clinch victory in this years edition. The match was played with the thunder

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Frank Wood Shield – Cup Final Day

Frank Wood 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 Wood Shield Final?

Cumnor have a respectable record in the Frank Wood 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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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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