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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 …

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The 43rd annual Kidlington Chess Tournament will take place at Exeter Hall, Kidlington, on Saturday & Sunday 1 & 2 February, 2020. We shall again have four sections, Open, U180, U145 and U120, and a prize fund of over £2200. …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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