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April 28, 2019

Penultimate Round of Munster League

After todays results in the Munster League Cork A will be Division 1 Champions and Limerick B are looking good for Division 2. Ennis A were tied on match points with Cork A going into todays games but we were held to a draw by Limerick A in the first match.

Ennis A 2.5-2.5 Limerick A
1. R Quinn 0.5-0.5 R Delaney
2. T Dunne 1-0 D Chaudarov
3. L Scott 0.5-0.5 P Carey
4. M O’Donnell 0-1 J Solomatina
5. J Cassidy 0.5-0.5 R O’Brien

With Cork A having a comprehensive win over Sarsfields in the earlier round, it meant we were a half point behind them going into a winner takes all clash in the evening. Cork won the match to leave themselves 1.5 match points ahead with just a single round left.

Cork A 3-2 Ennis A
1. J Shanel 0-1 R Quinn
2. H Doyle 1-0 T Dunne
3. P Leichert 1-0 L Scott
4. H De Jonge 0.5-0.5 M O’Donnell
5. S Murphy 0.5-0.5 J Cassidy

Ennis B had a good result in the early round, holding Limerick B to a draw.They were beaten by Cork B in the second match.

Ennis B 2.5-2.5 Limerick B
1. D Murphy 0.5-0.5 P Foenander
2. J Dunne 0-1 D Fanning
3. L Daros 1-0 S Danaher
4. J O’Sullivan 1-0 T Dineen
5. P Timlin 0-1 H Prasad

Ennis B 1.5-3.5 Cork B
1. D Murphy 0-1 L Hackett
2. J Dunne 0-1 B Foran
3. L Daros 0.5-0.5 M Bradley
4. J O’Sullivan 1-0 M Watkins
5. P Timlin 0-1 S Shindji

March 3, 2019

Munster League 3rd March

Both Ennis teams had wins in the Munster League today. The A team had a good win over CCYMS. Luke Scott sealed the win in the last game of the match to finish, his queenside pawns proving too much for David Geaney O’Briens extra knight.

CCYMS 2-3 Ennis A
1. K Moynihan 0.5-0.5 R Quinn
2. P O’Donovan 1-0 M O’Donnell
3. D Geaney O’Brien 0-1 L Scott
4. P Twomey 0-1 N Larter
5. P Dowdall 0.5-0.5 G Casey

In other results from this round Charleville held Sarsfields to a draw. Cork A were also held to a draw by Limerick in a match that could have gone either way. With the match tied at 2-2, the game between Kevin O’Flaherty and Jaroslav Shanel was entering its final stages after over 4 hours play. It looked like Kevin should be winning but it was quite complicated and the Czech player managed to salvage a draw ensuring the match finished drawn.

The B team beat Dungarvan by the same score as in our match with CCYMS. Aaron Daly and Phil Timlin both getting wins.

Dungarvan 2-3 Ennis B
1. E Lambden 0-1 A Daly
2. M Basnake 1-0 L Daros
3. C Coughlan 0.5-0.5 C McGorrian
4. J Lucey 0.5-0.5 J O’Sullivan
5. P O’Mahony 0-1 P Timlin

The second round of the day which normally runs from 5pm to 9pm was postponed on account of heavy snow in Charleville earlier today. It will be played at a later date.

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

November 25, 2018

Munster League Rounds 3 and 4

Rounds 3 and 4 of Division 1 of the Munster League took place last Saturday. There were also matches in Division 2 so both Ennis teams were in action on the day. The A team had two wins and now lead Division 1.

Charleville 1-4 Ennis A
1. PJ Rea 0-1 R Quinn
2. A King 1-0 N Larter
3. K Foley 0-1 M O’Donnell
4. E Barry 0-1 J Cassidy
5. D Racz 0-1 G Casey

Limerick 1-4 Ennis A
1. D Chaudarov 0-1 R Quinn
2. J Naughton 0.5-0.5 N Larter
3. P Carey 0.5-0.5 J Cassidy
4. C Kirby 0-1 M O’Donnell
5. R O’Brien 0-1 G Casey

The B team had two close matches and were a bit unlucky not to take any match points for their efforts.

Ennis B 2-3 Tralee
1. P Quinlan 0.5-0.5 P O’Sullivan
2. A Shamsiddinov 1-0 P Shanahan
3. C McGorrian 0-1 D Hochstrete
4. J O’Sullivan 0.5-0.5 G Hussey
5. P Timlin 0-1 P Flaherty

Limerick B 4.5-0.5 Ennis B
1. D Fanning 1-0 P Quinlan
2. P Foenander 0.5-0.5 A Shamsiddinov
3. U Walschuis 1-0 C McGorrian
4. T Dineen 1-0 J O’Sullivan
5 H Prasad 1-0 P Timlin

March 11, 2018

Munster League Results

It’s going to be a close finish to Division 1 of the Munster League this year, as after yesterdays matches 3 teams, CCYMS, Sarsfields and Cork A are all still in contention for the title. After beating CCYMS in the first match, Sarsfields could have gone joint top with a win over Ennis A but we drew the match, a result that leaves Sarsfields half a point behind CCYMS but with a match in hand. Cork A are also still very much in with a chance, level with Sarsfields on match points but having played a match more. Ennis A results from yesterday are below.

Cork B 0-5 Ennis A
1. D. Smith 0-1 R Quinn
2. S Murphy 0-1 T Dunne
3. G Condon 0-1 M O’Donnell
4. M Weidner 0-1 J. Cassidy
5. A White 0-1 J Dunne

Ennis A 2.5-2.5 Sarsfields
1. R Quinn 1-0 P Walsh
2. T Dunne 0.5-0.5 P Kiely
3. M O’Donnell 0.5-0.5 F Noonan
4. J Cassidy 0.5-0.5 M O’Grady
5. J Dunne 0-1 L O’Brien

Well done to Tralee who it looks like have won Division 2. They were top of the table going into yesterdays matches and a win and a draw meant in their matches meant they finish clear first. Ennis B’s results are below.

Ennis B 1.5-3.5 Dungarvan
1.A Shamsiddinov 0-1 E Lambden
2. C McGorrian 0-1 J Lucey
3. J O Sullivan 0.5-0.5 C Coughlan
4. S Hehir 1-0 I Gordon
5. P Timlin 0-1 P O’Mahony

Ennis B 2-3 Limerick B
1. A Shamsiddinov 1-0 D Fanning
2. C McGorrian 0.5-0.5 P Foenander
3. J O’Sullivan 0-1 S Danaher
4. S Hehir 0.5-0.5 T Dineen
5. P Timlin 0-1 H Prasad

January 21, 2018

Latest Munster League Results

A full round of matches in the Munster League today. CCYMS showed why they are strong contenders for the title this season with a comprehensive win over Ennis A.

Ennis A 1.5-3.5 CCYMS
1 R Quinn 0.5-0.5 K Moynihan
2 N Larter 0-1 P O’Donovan
3 M Buckley 0-1 G McCarthy
4 K O’Brien 1-0 P Dowdall
5 G Casey 0-1 T O’Leary

In the second match with Charleville we took the match points, a draw by Nick Larter and win by Maurice Buckley in the last 2 games to finish secured the points.

Charleville 1-4 Ennis A
1 PJ Rea 0-1 R Quinn
2 K Cole 0.5-0.5 N Larter
3 E Barry 0-1 M Buckley
4 A King 0.5-0.5 K O’Brien
5 P Meskell 0-1 G Casey

The B team had two close matches but didn’t manage any match points in the end. James O’Sullivan was Ennis B’s top scorer on the day with 1.5 from 2.

Limerick B 3-2 Ennis B
1 D Fanning 0-1 A Coll
2 P Foenander 1-0 L Daros
3 T Dineen 0.5-0.5 C McGorrian
4 H Prasad 0.5-0.5 J O’Sullivan
5 C McElwain 1-0 A Ingram

Ennis B 1.5-3.5 Tralee
1 B Farragher 0-1 P Shanahan
2 L Daros 0-1 P O’Sullivan
3 C McGorrian 0.5-0.5 G Hussey
4 J O’Sullivan 1-0 J Keane
5 A Ingram 0-1 A Osman

May 1, 2017

Munster League Div 1 and 2

Yesterday saw the penultimate round in the Munster League Division 1 and the final round in Division 2.

In Division 1 the A team maintained their position at the top of the table with two good results. A win in the last match will give this years title to Ennis but any other result and Adare can still win it.

Ennis A2.5-2.5 Adare
1. R Quinn 0.5-0.5 S Sudolski
2. J Miller 1-0 J Heinrich
3. T Dunne 0-1 K Butler
4. A Nguyen 0-1 B Thee
5. M O’Donnell w/o

Sarsfields 0.5 – 4.5 Ennis A
1. P Walsh 0.5-0.5 R Quinn
2. P Kiely 0-1 J Miller
3. F Noonan 0-1 T Dunne
4. L O’Brien 0-1 J Cassidy
5. J Kiely 0-1 A Nguyen

In Division 2 Charleville and Ennis B had a double header to see who would win the Division and gain promotion to Division 1. The first match was a draw so it all came down to the second match of the day and Charleville proved victorious to seal their return to the top division.

Ennis B 2.5-2.5 Charleville
1. A Daly 0-1 PJ Rea
2. G Casey 1-0 W Rea
3. J Dunne 0.5-0.5 K Cole
4. A Shamsiddinov 0-1 K Foley
5. D Murphy 1-0 P Meskell

Charleville 3.5-1.5 Ennis B
1. PJ Rea 0.5 -0.5 A Daly
2. K Cole 1-0 G Casey
3. W Rea 1-0 J Dunne
4. K Foley 0.5-0.5 A Shamsiddinov
5. E Barry 0.5-0.5 D Murphy

March 27, 2017

Munster League Rounds 10 and 11

Yesterday saw mixed results for Ennis in the Munster League. In the first match against CCYMS both teams were missing regular players. Ennis needed to win to ensure we stayed top of the table while CCYMS were battling to propel themselves into contention and they took the points in a close match.

CCYMS 3 -2 Ennis
1. G McCarthy 0-1 R Quinn
2. P O’Donovan 1-0 D Ruchko
3. P Dowdall 1-0 A Nguyen
4. D Geaney-O’Brien 1-0 N Larter
5. T Myers 0-1 J Cassidy

In the second match we beat Limerick and Sarsfields did us a favour by beating Adare which meant we kept a narrow lead at the top of the table heading into the final series of matches. It looks like being a close finish for the title with a number of teams still in contention.

Ennis 4-1 Limerick
1. R Quinn 1-0 N McDonnell
2. D Ruchko 1-0 R O’Brien
3. A Nguyen 0-1 D Fanning
4. N. Larter 1-0 T Dineen
5. J Cassidy 1-0 H Prasad

The B team had 2 wins against a Dungarvan team that defaulted Board 5. They are likely to be battling with Charleville for the top spot in Division 2.

Ennis B 5-0 Dungarvan
1. A Daly 1-0 E Lambden
2. G Casey 1-0 J Lucey
3. A Shamsiddinov 1-0 I Gordon
4. D Murphy 1-0 P O’Mahoney
5. 1-0 w/o

Dungarvan 2-3 Ennis B
1. E Lambden 1-0 G Casey
2. I Gordon 0-1 A Daly
3. J Lucey 1-0 A Shamsiddinov
4. P O’Mahoney 0-1 D Murphy
5 0-1 w/o

Full details and standings are on the Munster Chess Union website.

February 9, 2017

Munster League Results

Ennis had a double header against Cork B last weekend in Munster League Division 1 and produced two good wins.

Ennis 3.5- 1.5 Cork B
1. J Miller 1-0 D Smith
2. T Dunne 1-0 S Lawrence
3. N Larter 0-1 T McGrath
4. J Cassidy 0.5-0.5 G Conlon
5. G Casey 1-0 M Watkins

Cork B 1-4 Ennis
1. D Smith 0.5-0.5 J Miller
2. S Lawrence 0-1 T Dunne
3. T McGrath 0.5-0.5 J Cassidy
4. G Conlon 0-1 N Larter
5. M Watkins 0-1 J Dunne

The B team had matches against Tralee in Division 2 on the same day and also had 2 wins.

Ennis B 3-2 Tralee
1. A Shamsiddov 0-1 P Shanahan
2. J Dunne 1-0 G Hussey
3. J O’Sullivan 1-0 J Keane
4. A Ingram 0-1 P O Flaherty
5. D Murphy 1-0 D Murphy

Tralee 2-3 Ennis B
1. P Shanahan 1-0 A Shamsiddov
2. G Hussey 0-1 G Casey
3. J Keane 0-1 J O’Sullivan
4. P O’Flaherty 1-0 A Ingram
5. D Murphy 0-1 D Murphy

Results courtesy of John Cassidy.

April 18, 2016

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