Tag: Wantage Chess Club

Here at Cumnor Chess Club we are very sad to hear the death of Wantage player, Derek Punter. The first team play Wantage 1 tonight. George Spalding “Long standing Wantage Club member Derek Punter, who served for over a quarter …

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This week saw both Cumnor teams take on their respective Wantage teams in the league. Cumnor 2 visited Wantage 2 on Tuesday evening and came back with a 5-1 victory. Graham, Steve, Marc, Leo and Alan all won while Robert …

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This week saw both Cumnor teams take on their contemporaries from Wantage. On Tuesday evening the first team went over to Wantage to take on their first team. Gareth had a great game on board 3 with an exciting Kingside …

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Cumnor 1 kicked off its season in style last night, beating Wantage 1 an impressive 6-0. Cumnor 1 Wantage 1 1 Glenn, Liam (157) 1-0 Piggott, Roly (151) 2 Varney, Daniel (151) 1-0 Hemmings, Peter (149) 3 Stevens, Gareth (146) …

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On a rainy Tuesday night, Cumnor Chess Club’s number 2 team set off to St John the Baptist Church in Grove, home of Wantage Chess Club, to play its first game of the season. Wantage 2 Cumnor 2 1 Richards, …

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One of our fellow chess players Ray Cordon, is looking for players for the Oxford U150 team. The Oxfordshire teams have always been supported by Cumnor players so if you would like to help please see below. I have started …

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Wantage is a market town in the Vale of the White Horse, Oxfordshire, England. The town is on Letcombe Brook, about 8 miles south-west of Abingdon, a similar distance west of Didcot and 14 miles south-west of Oxford. It is …

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It has been a tough week for Cumnor 2’s chess team as they took on both Cowley 5 and Wantage 2 in the space of five days. They took on Cowley 5 last Thursday, it was a close game however …

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On Thursday 20th November Cumnor 1 took on Wantage 1 – a chess match which was to end in controversy…

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A sour note as Cumnor plays Wantage at chess, with one game ending in dispute.

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