Archive for ‘Irish Chess Championships’

August 12, 2019

Murphy wins Irish Championships

Well done to FM Conor Murphy who won the Irish Championships at the weekend on an excellent score of 7.5/9. A last round win over FM Conor O’Donnell meant he finished in outright first, a half point ahead of IM Alex Lopez and IM Sam Collins who finished in joint 2nd/3rd.

Brays Eric Bennett won the Major, Kevin Fitzpatrick won the Challengers and Ben Cullen won the Weekday Open. The quickplay events were won by IM Alex Lopez (Rapid) and Tarun Kanyamarala (Blitz).

August 3, 2019

2019 Irish Championships

The 2019 Irish Chess Championships gets underway in Dublin this weekend. There is a strong field competing for the Championship and there is coverage at the Irish Chess Union website. There are various side events running alongside the main event which continues until the 11th August.

August 19, 2018

Lopez wins Irish Championships 2018

Well done to Alex Lopez who won the Irish Senior Championships in Dublin last weekend on an impressive score of 8 points from 9.

July 31, 2018

Irish Chess Championships 2018

This years Irish Senior Chess Championships starts this weekend at the Talbot Hotel in Stillorgan and going by the entry list so far, this years event will be the strongest ever. The Irish Chess Union website will likely be carrying updates during the event. The British Chess Championships is taking place at the moment in Hull until the 5th August. Results and games at the tournament website.

May 18, 2018

Irish Championships 2018

The Irish Championships 2018 takes place in the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan from August 4-12th. This one looks like being the strongest ever with an impressive list of players already signed up and a prize fund of €4000. More information and online entry available at the Irish Chess Union website.

July 11, 2016

Protected: Jessell wins Irish Championship

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July 3, 2016

Protected: Irish Championships 2016

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June 20, 2016

Protected: Irish Chess Championships 2016

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August 30, 2015

Protected: Playing strength of the Irish Senior Championships

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July 23, 2015

Protected: Last 2 parts of 1981 Irish Championships Booklet

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