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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 Woods 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 Woods Shield Final

So as many of you know by know we have won the Frank Woods 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 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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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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Witney 1 win the Frank Woods Shield

The final game of the 2016/17 chess season was played this week, it was the Frank Woods Shield Final between City 1 and Witney 1. In a match that was a lot closer than the match card suggests, Witney 1

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Cumnor 1 v MCS and City 1 (FWS)

A win and a draw from Gareth and Mark respectively wasn’t enough to earn Cumnor any points last Thursday night when Magdalen College School came to town. In our previous fixture MCS ran out 6-0 winners so at least this

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Frank Woods Shield Draw

The draw for the Frank Wood competition 2015/16 was made during the Cowley Blitz. Thanks to Dave Robson, Gerard O’Reilly and all who helped. The draw is cascading as usual. The Round 1 ties (5 of them) are formally scheduled

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Cup Final!

Congratulations to Oxford City 1 who won the Frank Woods Shield with a win against Cowley 2. Cumnor 1 took on City 1 in the second round, take a look on how we got on here.

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