Monthly Archives: December 2007

Christmas Pictures

Liam King has sent in several photos from the Christmas blitz night held on Thursday 20th December last. Players warm up Atanas in mid speech amuses Jack John Burns and son Johnny Jack Killane congratulates Roland McGrann Brendan Meghan, winner … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

The annual Rathmines Christmas blitz was held last night. The night was a great success, partly thanks to the generous prizes from the committee and donations by several players, but also to the general good humour and seasonal cheer.

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Cork Congress 2008

Message from Michael Bradley, Tournament co-director, Cork Congress This is your advance warning for the 2008 Cork Congress held at the Gresham Metropole Hotel weekend 28th-30th March 2008. Already we have 3 GMs confirmed for the tournament and our favourably … Continue reading

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The second-last mistake

Brady (1512) vs. Scannell (1786) Armstrong Cup, Rathmines A vs. Dublin, Board 7. This is a game I (Scannell) should have lost, after playing a couple of stunningly inept moves in the opening. It is not particularly well-played by either … Continue reading

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Armstrong B vs. Kilkenny with report

Report from Michael Kennedy, captain of Rathmines As expected, we were well beaten 5.5 – 2.5 by top-of-the-table Kilkenny on Saturday. Peter fixed his game with Heidenfeld for the previous Thursday.  I popped into the club quite late that evening … Continue reading

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Ennis Shield result v. Wicklow

Played Saturday 15th December in Wicklow. Wicklow versus Rathmines 1 S Duffy 1913 1 – 0 Peter Bishop 1392 2 S Cullen 1400 0.5 – 0.5 Dave O’Connell 1394 3 E Humphrey 1372 0 – 1 Paul Mogerley 1340 4 E O’Conchobair … Continue reading

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Heidenfeld Rnd 6 vs. Kilkenny

Kilkenny visited Rathmines on Saturday 15th December in the sixth round of the Heidenfeld. The match ended in a 4 -4 draw. Rathmines versus Kilkenny: 1 Philip Doyle 1709 1 – 0 Stephen Roe 1645 2 John Crowley 1682 0 … Continue reading

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