Monthly Archives: October 2007

Rathmines ‘B’ to appeal league’s decision

The captain of the B team for the Armstrong, Michael Kennedy, informed me last night about the league’s decision to default their top two boards in their recent match against Dublin. This turns a 5.5-2.5 victory into a 4-4 draw. … Continue reading

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Armstrong Cup Report

Quite a dramatic night’s chess was had last night, Thursday 25th October. Rathmines ‘A’ were playing Elm Mount ‘A’ in the Armstrong Cup. The match hung in the balance at 3.5 to 2.5 for Elm Mount, with boards 3 and … Continue reading

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Heidenfeld Rnd 2 vs. Curragh

Rathmines (5.5) vs. Curragh (2.5), Played 13th October 2007 John Crowley    1682   1/2 – 1/2    Richard Arundell 1821 Peter Lynch       1630       1 – 0        Mark McLoughlin 1599 Pat McEvoy        1566      0 – 1        Noel Lynch 1545 John O’Connell   1468      1 – 0        Peter Klompers 1437 Niall … Continue reading

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O’Hanlon report

Report from Peter Bishop, Team Captain for the Rathmines O’Hanlon Team. A weaker and lucky Rathmines drew with the Curragh on Saturday 20th October in round 2 of the O’Hanlon Cup.  The Curragh were unluckily forced to concede a board … Continue reading

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Rathmines A vs. Phibsboro B, Armstrong

Last night, Rathmines A played away to the second-string Phibsboro team. We won 5-3 in the end, but not without a struggle. Leon and Darren lost, while there were wins for Tony, Killian, Daire, and Derek. Substitute Trevor and Philip both drew … Continue reading

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Rathmines B team beats Dublin in Armstrong

Michael Kennedy, captain of the B team has sent in his report of the great result for the Armstrong B team. At this rate, the A team will need to defend their title against the B team…And I can only … Continue reading

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Round 7 Games

Download the files here: rathmines-round7.txt  You can play through the games by cutting and pasting the pgn from the text file above, and then going to http://www.lutanho.net/pgn/pgnviewer.html. Click Open, then paste the pgn into the bottom-right hand panel, and then click OK. … Continue reading

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