Archive for February, 2022

February 27, 2022

Sam Collins wins Ennis Congress 2022

IM Sam Collins has won the Ennis Congress on a score of 5 from 5. FM Colm Daly and Sam O’Neil finished in joint second on 4.5 from 5. Link to final standings

Well done too to Gavin Sheahan who won Marcel Castricum Cup on 4 out of 5. This year both sections were played as one competition so 4 out of 5 is an excellent score. Thirteen players in total including GM Keith Arkell finished tied on 4 points.

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February 24, 2022

Ennis Congress 2022

The Ennis Congress this weekend has around 140 participants, all eager to get back to otb chess in what promises to be an exciting tournament.

IM Sam Collins, winner of the strong Bunratty online rapid tournament last weekend, will be hoping to make this weekend another winning one. GM Keith Arkell also takes part (he is doing a simul this evening in the West County – contact John Cassidy for details). Others no doubt hoping to be in the final shakeup are FM Colm Daly and Blair Connell who won the recent Ennis tournament with a score of 5 out of 5.

Some of the games will be broadcast live so keep an eye on the Irish Chess Union and Limerick chess club website for links to standings and games if you’re not playing and want to follow the action.

February 24, 2022

Round 3 Draw – Club Championship

1 Quinn, Rory [2] : Casey, Gerry [2]
2 Danaher, James [2] : Daros, Lukasz [2]
3 Coughlan, Cody [2] : O’Brien, Kieran [2]
4 Koeller, Peter [2] : Cassidy, John [1.5]
5 Coll, Aidan [1.5] : O’Sullivan, James [1]
6 Nolan, Brian [1] : Casey, Georgie [1]
7 McGorrian, Chris [1] : Fedurek, Jacek [1]
8 Coughlan, James [1] : Holland, Tadhg [1]
9 Orzechowski, Wiktor [1] : Meany, Stephen [1]
10 Ulbrych, Stanislaw [1] : Stack, George [1]
11 Collier, Patrick [1] : McCarthy, Conall [1]
12 Timlin, Phil [.5] : Mbube, Vladimir [.5]
13 Marshall, Roy [.5] : Dyksy, Krzysztof [0]
14 Breslin, Ultan [0] : Noonan, Caspar [0]
15 McAuliffe, Jack [0] : Jackson, Oisin [0]

February 24, 2022

Club Championship Round 2 results

1 James O’Sullivan[1]       0:1     Rory Quinn[1]
 2 John Cassidy[1]          1/2:1/2 Aidan Coll[1] (provisional result)
 3 Georgie Casey[1]           0:1     James Danaher[1]
 4 Kieran O’Brien[1]           1:0      Chris McGorrian[1] (provisional result)
 5 Tadhg Holland[1]           0:1      Cody Coughlan[1]
 6 Gerry Casey[1]               1:0      Patrick Collier[1]
 7 Jacek Fedurek[1]           0:1      Peter Koeller[1] (provisional result)
 8 Lukasz Daros[1]             1:0      Wiktor Orzechowski[1]
 9 Stephen Meany[0]        1:0      Phil Timlin[0.5]
10 Vladimir Mbube[0]  1/2:1/2  Roy Marshall[0]
11 George Stack[0]            1:0      Jack McAuliffe[0]
12 Conall McCarthy[0]      1:0      Ultan Breslin[0]
13 Caspar Noonan [0]       0:1      James Coughlan[0]
14 Krzysztof Dyksy[0]        0:1      Brian Nolan[0]
15 Oisin Jackson[0]           0:1      Stanislaw Ulbrych[0]

February 8, 2022

Club League -Round 2 Draw

 1 O'Sullivan,James - Quinn, Rory
 2 Cassidy, John  -  Coll, Aidan                 
 3 Casey, Georgie - Danaher,James      
 4 O'Brien, Kieran - McGorrian,Chris    
 5 Holland, Tadhg - Coughlan,Cody   
 6 Casey, Gerry -  Collier, Patrick    
 7 Fedurek, Jacek - Koeller, Peter      
 8 Daros,Lukasz- Orzechowski,Wiktor  
 9 Meany,Stephen - Timlin,Phil    
10 Mbube, Vladimir- Marshall, Roy       
11 Stack,George  - McAuliffe, Jack      
12 McCarthy,Conor - Breslin, Ultan      
13 Noonan,Caspar - Coughlan, James    
14 Dyksy,Krzysztof- Nolan, Brian 
15 Jackson,Oisin - Ulbrych,Stanislaw
February 8, 2022

Results Club League Round 1

1 Rory Quinn – Stephen Meany 1:0
2 James Danaher – George Stack 1:0
3 Ultan Breslin – Kieran O’Brien 0:1
4 Cody Coughlan – Krzysztof Dyksy 1:0
5 James Coughlan – Georgie Casey 0:1
6 Peter Koeller – Vladimir Mbube 1:0
7 Jack McAuliffe – Lukasz Daros 0:1 (provisional)
8 Aidan Coll – Conor McCarthy 1:0
9 Brian Nolan – James O’Sullivan 0:1
10 Chris McGorrian – Caspar Noonan 1:0
11 Roy Marshall – Tadhg Holland 0:1
12 Ricardo Belo – Gerry Casey 0:1
13 Stanislaw Ulbrych – Jacek Fedurek 0:1
14 Wiktor Orzechowski – Oisín Jackson 1:0
15 John Cassidy 1:0 (w.o.)
16 Patrick Collier 1:0 Bye