Archive for February, 2020

February 23, 2020

Nigel Short wins Bunratty 2020

The annual Bunratty Chess tournament took place over the weekend with a large field of over 300 competitors, many of whom travelled from abroad to take part. GM Nigel Short won the Masters section on 5 from 6. Well done to Ennis’ James O’Sullivan, Bill DeLee and and Sumanth Shindgi who finished joint first in the Minor. There was a 3-way tie for first in the Challengers also with CM Gerry McElligott, Paul O’Neill and Sam O’Neill all finishing on 5 points. Sam Murray won the Major on an impressive 5.5 from 6. Full results are available at Bunratty Chess website.

February 10, 2020

Munster League results Feb 9th

There were matches in both divisions of the Munster League yesterday. Ennis A had matches against Limerick A and Cork A while the B team played a double header against Dungarvan after one of their scheduled opponents didn’t travel.

Ennis A 1-4 Limerick A
1. R Quinn 1-0 R Delaney
2. T Dunne 0-1 J Vaughan
3. G O’Brien 0-1 K O’Flaherty
4. J Cassidy 0-1 N MCDonnell
5. G Casey 0-1 C Kirby

Cork A 3.5-1.5 Ennis A
1. J Shanel 1-0 R Quinn
2. SJ Murphy 1-0 T Dunne
3. P Leichert 1-0 G O’Brien
4. H De Jonge 0.5-0.5 J Cassidy
5. L Hackett 0-1 G Casey

Ennis B 4-1 Dungarvan
1. A Daly 0.5-0.5 E Lambden
2. J Dunne 1-0 J Lucey
3. L Daros 1-0 I Gordon
4. B Farragher 0.5-0.5 P O’Mahony
5. J O’Sullivan 1-0 w/o

Dungarvan 2.5-2.5 Ennis B
1. E Lambden 1-0 A Daly
2. J Lucey 1-0 J Dunne
3. I Gordon 0-1 L Daros
4. P O’Mahony 0.5-0.5 B Farragher
5. w/o 0-1 J O’Sullivan

February 2, 2020

Round 1 – Ennis League 2020

Pairings for round 1 of this years club league are now available. Full draw Round 1_2020 League