Posts tagged ‘Ennis Chess Congress’

May 18, 2021

Ennis Congress Results

124 players entered the Ennis Congress 2021 which took place on lichess last weekend. Yours truly won the event on 9 out of 9, a score with which I was quite happy! Gavin Sheahan won the Marcel Castricum Cup. Full details of games, results and standings are on the Ennis Congress site on lichess while you can view live coverage of some of the games at Blair Connells Twitch channel https://www.twitch.tv/blairchess

Well done to all involved in organising the tournament and in particular Aaron Daly who made sure everything ran smoothly on the day. A summary of results is below.

Overall Results – Jim Hussey Cup

  • First: Rory Quinn 9
  • Second: Oisin O’Cuilleanin 7.5
  • Third: Jacob Flynn 7

Best Juniors

  • First: Wenlie Liu 7
  • Second: Trisha Kanyamarala WIM 6.5
  • Third: Jason Liu 6.5

Best Female Player: Lara Putar 5.5

Grading Bands

  • 1800+ Adam Collins 6
  • 1600-1800 Gabriel Matthews 7
  • 1400-1600 Peter Koller 6
  • 1200-1400 Aidan Coll 5.5
  • 1000-1200 David Cunningham 5.5
  • 800-1000 James Scarry 5
  • 0-800 Christopher Woods 5
  • Best unrated George Stack 6
  • Best unrated Female Nemhain Doolin 3.5
  • Best unrated Junior Anuar Turashbayev 5

Results Marcel Castricum Cup

  • First: Gavin Sheahan 6.5
  • Second: Ben Sheahan 6.5
  • Third: Adam McCoy 6

If you missed the tournament and want to catch up on some of the action, go to Blair Connells twitch channel https://www.twitch.tv/blairchess where you can view recordings of the excellent live streaming of the event. At one point, Blair was joined by the Ginger GM himself, Simon Williams, where aswell as covering the Ennis Congress, they also looked at some of the content in Simon and Richard Pallisers new Grandmaster Gambits course https://www.chessable.com/grandmaster-gambits-1-e4/course/59936/

April 5, 2021

Ennis Congress 2021

The Ennis Congress will take place on lichess over the 15th and 16th May as a 9 round rapidplay event. Full details available at https://lichess.org/team/ennis-chess-congress

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.

May 14, 2016

Protected: Ennis Congress Round 3

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May 13, 2016

Protected: Ennis Congress Round 1

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May 12, 2016

Protected: Ennis Chess Congress 2016

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May 17, 2015

Protected: Ennis Congress Prizewinners

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May 17, 2015

Protected: Round 5 Ennis Congress

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May 16, 2015

Protected: Round 3 – Ennis Congress

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May 27, 2014

Protected: Kirsan comes to Ireland

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