Monthly Archives: May 2008

Cormac O’Brien is Junior champ, 2008

Congratulations to Cormac O’Brien, who was the convincing winner of this year’s Rathmines Junior Chess Championships. I believe he scored 7/7 (corrected), in an all-play-all format, a tremendous result under any circumstances. Andrew McGrath was runner-up on the basis of cumulative … Continue reading

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Jack Killane wins Senior Club Champs 2008

Senior Round 6 Results No Name Result Name 1 Goralski, L (4) 0 : 1 Kennedy, M (3) 2 Lynch, P (9) 0 : 1 Killane, J (7) 3 Moore, K (6) 0 : 1 Delaney, K (2) 4 Fagan, L … Continue reading

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Rathmines Senior CC 2008 – Round 6

Rathmines Senior 2008 – Round 6 Results No Name Result Name 1 Goralski, L (4) : Kennedy, M (3) 2 Lynch, P (9) : Killane, J (7) 3 Moore, K (6) : Delaney, K (2) 4 Fagan, L (5) : … Continue reading

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Moore vs. Kalam

Played Tuesday, 14th May, 2008. Rathmines Club Championships, Senior section. Of all the games played last night, this struck me as the most interesting. It is far from perfect, but is a very tactical and attacking game, full of brave … Continue reading

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Summer Team Tournament

The annual Summer Team Tournament starts soon. This annual event provides an opportunity for players of all strengths to play as part of a small team in competing against other Rathmines players. June 2008 – Controller: John Maher Entrants will … Continue reading

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Ratings changes Jan-May 2008

I have done a quick set of calculations in Excel, to reveal whose ratings have changed the most over the last rating period. Mainly, the changes are due to the inclusion of the just-completed Leinster leagues, but also some tournaments. … Continue reading

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Dunshauglin end our run in the Killane Shield

Rathmines vs. Dunshaughlin; Played 7th May 2008. 1 Peter Bishop  1392 ½ / ½ Patrick Launders 1543 2 Atanas Kouhtev  1319 0 / 1 Niall Mulligan 1543 3 Cieran Byrne  1257 ½ / ½ Barry Higgins 1482 4 Paul Mogerley  … Continue reading

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