Tag: Kidlington Chess Congress

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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42nd Kidlington Chess Tournament

The 42nd annual Kidlington Chess Tournament will be held at Exeter Hall, Kidlington, on Saturday & Sunday 2 & 3 February 2019. There are 4 sections: Open, Under 180, Under 145 & Under 120. The prize fund has been increased

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41st Annual Kidlington Chess Tournament

The Kidlington Chess Congress was full to capacity again this year with 6 Cumnor players among the 192 players from across the county and from further afield. Ian, Gareth, Simon and Liam (competed in the U180), Robin (U1450) and Graham

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41st Annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 3 & 4 February 2018

The 41st annual Kidlington Chess Tournament will be held at Exeter Hall, Kidlington, on Saturday & Sunday 3 & 4 February 2018. There are 4 sections: Open, Under 180, Under 145 & Under 120. The prize fund has been increased

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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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Kidlington Tournament

Entries for the Kidlington Tournament (Saturday & Sunday 4 & 5 February) are coming in steadily. We have 52 entrants already, rather more than at the same stage last year. I hope we will have a particularly good turnout of

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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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39th Kidlington Chess Tournament

Here is a report on the Kidlignton Chess Tournament by Gerard O’Reilly “The 39th Kidlington Chess Tournament was held at Exeter Hall, Kidlington on 6 & 7 February. We had 161 starters this time, fewer than last year’s exceptionally high

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38th Kidlington Chess Tournament, 7-8 February 2015

38th Kidlington Chess Tournament, 7-8 February 2015 This year’s Kidlington Chess Tournament is taking place on Saturday and Sunday 7 & 8 February and will be held at Exeter Hall, Kidlington. There will be four sections (Under-120, Under-145, Under-180, and

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Kidlington Chess Congress

With 170 players, the 37th edition of Kidlington this weekend has featured the highest numbers for a good many years, with 22 starters in the top section (U225), 46 in the U180, 59 in the U145 section, and 43 in

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