Monthly Archives: December 2009

Jack Killane wins Kilkenny Majors!

Congratulations are due to Jack on winning (on tie-break) the Kilkenny Majors event. This is one of Ireland’s most prestiguous tournaments. Well done Jack! He says he will send me in one of his games for the website, so more … Continue reading

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Rathmines’ Armstrong woes continue…

Played Monday night, 30th November, Rathmines stumble to another defeat. In a relegation battle!                               ELM MOUNT A                                               RATHMINES       BD.      PLAYER                  ICU NO.   RATING    RESULT            PLAYER               ICU NO.  RATING       1.  David  Fitzsimons              2209       1-0          John Delaney               2211 2.  … Continue reading

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Christmas Blitz

Set your diaries for Thursday 17th December for the annual Christmas Blitz/lightning competition. Usual rules apply – enjoy yourself and pick up one of the generous prizes, of wine, chocolates, books, etc! All members or casual players welcome along.

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Philip Hogarty Memorial Rapidplay

Darren McCabe has sent me advance notice of next year’s event (scheduled for April). Last year’s event (i.e. 2009) was well-attended, great fun, and very well-organised. It is a super day, packed with all the usual excitement of a one-day event, … Continue reading

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