AGM Minutes of Rathmines Chess Club
120th AGM held Thursday August 28th
at the club rooms at 52 Grosvenor Road
(Minutes Prepared by Club Secretary, Peter Bishop)
Summary of Main Points
Wish all the best to John Crowley recently taken ill
Minutes of 119th AGM read and approved.
Rathmines performance in the European Club Championship was described by Jack Killane.
The treasurer’s report was approved.
i) In the LCU League, the Armstrong A team finished 3rd. Tony Scannell and Derek Smith won board prizes.
ii) A third knock out competition is to be run by the LCU after the Leagues have finished. Teams may only include players up to 1500pts. The name of the competition has yet to be published.
iii). Rules for selection of teams for national and international competitions were drafted and approved by the committee.
iv). Sam Osborne is now the British U16 champion.
v). Thanks to Tony Scannell for the running of the club’s website. This was appreciated by the membership.
vi) The committee raised €400 for the Philip Hogarty Memorial fund for Jobstown Chess Club.
No Immediate Candidate
8. Prize Giving
Club Championship 08
Senior Sect. Winner: Jack Killane
Second: Michael Kennedy
Intermediate Sect. Winner: James Osborne
Second: Pat Freer
Junior Sect. Winner: Cormac O’Brien
Second: Andrew McGrath
Blitz Competition 2008
Senior Winner: Mindaugas Jausaitis
Intermediate Winner: Cieran Byrne
Junior Winner: Ed Cunningham