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by Gerard O'Reilly
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Ray Starkie
Replies: 6
Views: 2090

Re: Ray Starkie

Simon Charles, who is arranging matters, has told me that Ray's funeral will take place at 2pm on Monday 23 July at the Oxford Crematorium (Bayswater Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 9RZ). (An apology: I mistakenly wrote in the announcement which Nick Burrows posted at the start of this thread that Ray ...
by Gerard O'Reilly
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 41st annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 3-4 February 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1265

41st annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 3-4 February 2018

You are invited to the 41st annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, which will be held on Saturday & Sunday 3 & 4 February 2018 at our regular venue, Exeter Hall, Kidlington OX5 1AB. Kidlington is a very well-established event in the English tournament calendar with a seasoned team of experienced contro...
by Gerard O'Reilly
Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 40th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 4-5 February 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1941

Re: 40th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 4-5 February 2017

Thanks, Kevin, for your kind comment. I must say I have been greatly taken by surprise by the huge increase in the number of entries. At least since I became involved in the organization of the Kidlington Tournament (2010), we've never come anywhere near reaching the limit of our capacity. The reaso...
by Gerard O'Reilly
Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 40th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 4-5 February 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1941

Re: 40th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 4-5 February 2017

My apologies for not updating earlier my previous post of last Saturday, but as those who have visited the Kidlington Tournament website this week will be aware, entries reached our limit of 192 and had to be closed on Sunday afternoon. Entries can now be accommodated ONLY if there are withdrawals, ...
by Gerard O'Reilly
Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 40th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 4-5 February 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1941

Re: 40th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 4-5 February 2017

Not much room left at next weekend's Kidlington Tournament Because of the remarkably high number of entries received already this year, and a further surge in the last few days, we are unexpectedly closing in on the maximum number of players (192) that we can accommodate in the venue, Exeter Hall. ...
by Gerard O'Reilly
Fri Oct 28, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 40th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 4-5 February 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1941

40th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 4-5 February 2017

You are invited to the 40th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, which will be held on Saturday & Sunday 4 & 5 February 2017 at our regular venue, Exeter Hall, Kidlington OX5 1AB. Kidlington is a very well-established event in the English tournament calendar with a seasoned team of experienced contro...
by Gerard O'Reilly
Sun Dec 20, 2015 11:31 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 39th Annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 6-7 February 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 732

39th Annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 6-7 February 2016

The 39th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament will be held on Saturday & Sunday 6 & 7 February 2016 at our usual venue, Exeter Hall, Kidlington OX5 1AB. Kidlington is a well-established event in the English tournament calendar with a seasoned team of experienced controllers and a friendly atmosphere. ...
by Gerard O'Reilly
Thu Feb 06, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: Kidlington
Replies: 4
Views: 1911

Re: Kidlington

The 37th annual Kidlington Tournament held last weekend (our traditional slot on the first weekend in February), attracted a very satisfying 170 entrants, with 22 starters in the top section (U225), 46 in the U180, 59 in the U145 section, and 43 in the U120. This was considerably up on last year’s...
by Gerard O'Reilly
Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 36th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 2-3 February 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 899

36th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament, 2-3 February 2013

The 36th annual Kidlington Chess Tournament will be held on 2 & 3 February 2013 at our usual venue, Exeter Hall, Kidlington. There are four sections: Under-225, Under-180, Under-145, and Under-120, with a total prize fund of nearly £2000. The tournament is an ECF Grand Prix event, as well as a Brit...