Monthly Archives: September 2010

Olympiad update

Ireland’s women kicked off against Korea, with Una taking a break today. We’re already 1-0 down unfortunately. Match 53. Ireland Korea 1. Alfred, Emily – Byun, Sungwon 2. Shaughnessy, Elizabeth – Kim, Taegyeong 3. Hearne, Sarah-Jane – Park, Jin Woo … Continue reading

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John Delaney – reminder

We are delighted to announce that FIDE Master, former four-time Irish Champion and Rathmines club member John Delaney will give a chess talk in the club on Thursday, 23rd September, 2010, at 8pm. The topic will be the Open Sicilian … Continue reading

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Russia (gulp!) vs. Ireland

Ireland drew top seeds Russia in the opening round of the Chess Olympiad (open section). Ireland either got the short straw or the long straw, depending on how one views these things. Russia, obviously, with their incredible chess history and their … Continue reading

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Ennis Civil War results

Here’s the scorecard from the Ennis R1 Rathmines A vs Rathmines B: Bd. Rathmines A ICU# Rating Result Rathmines B ICU# Rating 1 Pat Cosgrave 4978 1478 1 – 0 John Crowley 277 1614 2 Pat Freer 460 1399 0 … Continue reading

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Season starts

The season got off to a start last night, Thursday 16th September with the Rathmines A. vs Rathmines B fixture in the Armstrong. Both teams look new and fresh this year with the return of Sam Osbourne on board 1 for … Continue reading

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John Delaney (FM) Chess Lesson

We are delighted to announce that FIDE Master, former four-time Irish Champion and Rathmines club member John Delaney will give a chess talk in the club on Thursday, 23rd September, 2010, at 8pm. The topic will be the Open Sicilian … Continue reading

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Ratings, September 2010

ICU No. Name Rating 318 Delaney, John (FM) 2238 159 Cafolla, Peter  2031 5104 Delaney, Killian  2016 5722 McCabe, Darren  1889 12148 Janusaitis, Mindaugas 1846 16042 Kalam, Abul  1827 1533 Scannell, Tony  1822 3955 Kennedy, Michael J. 1821 406 Fagan, … Continue reading

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