Archive for August, 2020

August 10, 2020

O’Gorman wins Irish Championships

Well done to FM Tom O’Gorman who became one of the youngest ever Irish Senior Champions yesterday in Dublin. Tom went through the tournament undefeated and took his chance by winning his last round game to finish on 7 points. IM Sam Collins and FM Colm Daly both lost their last round games and finished in joint 2nd to 4th with FM Conor O’Donnell on 6.5 points.

August 5, 2020

Irish Championships 2020

The 99th Irish Chess Championships is taking place in Colaiste Eanna in Rathfarnham currently. The fifth round was played today so it’s just over half way through the tournament and top seed IM Sam Collins is leading on 4.5, a half point ahead of FM Colm Daly in second with 5 players tied a further half point back on 3.5. Links to all the games, results and live commentary are available at the Irish Chess Union website.