2014 Players Cup Presentation Night

The 2014 Players Cup presentation will take place on Thursday 19th February at 7:30pm at the club.

The Players Cup 2014 (final standings)
1, Simon Terrington
2, Mark Sayers
3, Daniel Varney

Congratulations to all three!

Simon and Mark play to find the winner of the 2014 Players Cup
Simon and Mark play the final game to find the winner of the 2014 Players Cup

The two 2015 tournaments will be explained in more detail on the 19th, so everyone will know what’s going on this year and check out the current standings for the 2015 cups here.

Tournaments Galore!

With the Chess season ended for the summer break, One might assume that not much chess is being played however One would be very wrong.

Zoe Varney is going to play in the European School Chess Championships 2014 organised in Kavala, Greece from 16 June to 27 June. We wish to send our Good Luck to Zoe, over in Greece and we hope to hear from Andrew who is going to post some information once the tournament starts.

Cowley Chess Club invites you to its 2014 Summer Blitz Tournament, which will be held on Monday 23 June at Cowley Chess Club, with Round 1 beginning at 7.15 pm sharp. All chessplayers are welcome. During the evening we expect again to be hosting the presentation of this season’s OCA team trophies and the individual medals for the best performances in the League. Further Information including how to enter can be found here.

Witney Chess Club are pleased to announce that entries for the Witney Rapidplay taking place on Sunday 28 September at The Batt School in Witney and the 2nd Witney Tournament taking place 18-19 October at Cokethorpe School are now being accepted. Further Information including how to enter can be found here.

And last but not least The 2014 Cumnor Players Cup is in progess, an exciting race has already started with many plays hoping to gain a top 4 place. The table can be found here.

New Grades, Trophy Night, ect

Liam enjoying a pint from the Players Cup Trophy
Liam enjoying a pint from the Players Cup Trophy

The New Grades where released this week and can be found here.

Last night was the Trophy presentation night for the 2013 Players Cup. The final positions where as follows:-
1st Liam
2nd Gareth
3rd Steve

The 2014 Players Cup has already started with 17 players battling it out for the top prize, it will be very competitive this year.

Cumnor 2 played a match on Monday evening against Cowley 4 and drew 3-3