Archive for February, 2019

February 25, 2019

Bunratty 2019

English GMs Mark Hebden and Luke McShane finished in joint first place in the Bunratty Masters over the weekend. Both finished on 5 points. There were 6 players tied in third through to eighth place a half point back.

Ciaran Quinn won the Challengers outright a half point ahead of Stephen McQuillan, Luke Scott and Jonathan Peoples. Muhd Khairil Asyr Khairil won the Major on an impressive 6 out of 6. Theo Wallace and Sean Horan finished in joint first in the Minor. Theres a tournament report at the Irish Chess Union website and more details at Bunratty Chess

February 16, 2019

Ennis Club League – Round 3

The draw for the third round of the Club League is now available – Round 3 draw

February 10, 2019

Munster League Latest

There were matches in both Divisions 1 and 2 of the Munster League earlier today. A minutes silence was observed for Gerry McCarthy before the start of the first round.

Two losses today for the A team. We were a bit unlucky in the first match against Cork as the two games we lost could have gone either way. We were well beaten in the second match by Sarsfields. The B team had a win and a loss.

Ennis A 1.5 – 3.5 Cork A
1. R. Quinn 0-1 J. Shanel
2. T. Dunne 0.5-0.5 H. Doyle
3. L. Scott 0-1 H. de Jonge
4. N. Larter 0.5-0.5 P. Leichert
5. J. Cassody 0.5 – 0.5 S. Lawrence

Sarsfields 3.5 – 1.5 Ennis A
1. P. Walsh 0.5-0.5 R. Quinn
2. P. Kiely 1-0 T. Dunne
3. F. Noonan 0-1 L. Scott
4. L. O’Brien 1-0 N. Larter
5. D. Clancy 1-0 J. Cassidy

Dungarvan 1 – 4 Ennis B
1. E. Lambden 1-0 A. Daly
2. M. Basnayake 0-1 J. Dunne
3. C. Coughlan 0-1 A. Shamsiddinov
4. J. Lucey 0-1 L. Daros
5. P. O’Mahoney 0-1 J. O’Sullivan

Tralee 3.5 – 1.5 Ennis B
1. P. O’Sullivan 1-0 A. Daly
2. G. Hussey 1-0 J. Dunne
3. J. Keane 0-1 A. Shamsiddinov
4. D. Hochstrate 0.5-0.5 L. Daros
5. A. Osman 1-0 J. O’Sullivan