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June 8, 2019

Galway Rapidplay and Club League Update

A number of Ennis chessplayers travelled to the Galway Rapidplay today. Well done to Lukasz Daros who scored 5 out of 7 and won a share of the U1600 grading prize.

John Cassidy advises there was an error in the draw for Round 5 of the club league so the draw has been redone. None of the matches already played are affected but there are some changes to the pairings. Updated Round 5 draw

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May 26, 2019

Last Round of Munster League

The postponed round of the Munster League was played today with both Ennis teams in action. The A team needed to at least match Sarsfields result to ensure second place. That we did with a comprehensive victory over Charleville meaning we finished in 2nd place for the season.

Ennis A 4.5 – 0.5Charleville
1. R Quinn 0.5 – 0.5 C Buenos
2. J Williams 1-0 PJ Rea
3. T Dunne 1-0 A King
4. N Larter 1-0 K Cole
5. G Casey 1-0 P Meskell

The B team had a narrow loss to Cork B in their match.
Ennis B 2-3 Cork B
1. D Murphy 0-1 M Watkins
2. L Daros 1-0 P Doyle
3. J Dunne 1-0 E Vaughan
4. C McGorrian 0-1 A Ranade
5. T Holland 0-1 S Sumanth

May 14, 2019

Ennis Club League Round 5

The draw for the final round of the Ennis Club League 2019 has arrived courtesy of Gerry Graham. Round 5 draw.

May 11, 2019

Ennis Congress next weekend

The Ennis Chess Congress takes place next weekend in the West County Hotel. There is an Open section and an U1400 section. Contact John Cassidy 087-2495913 to enter either event.

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 25, 2019

Club League Round 4

The draw for Round 4 of this seasons Ennis Club League is now available – Round 4 draw.

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

January 19, 2019

Round 2 – Ennis League

The draw for round 2 of the club league is now available here.

December 20, 2018

Christmas blitz 2018

There was a blitz tournament in O’Keefes last Tuesday for the Christmas season. Players were split into two groups, with the winner of each group meeting in the final. Yours truly won the tournament, drawing my game with James O’Sullivan but winning the rest. Nick Larter finished second. I’ll post full results when I get them.

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