Monthly Archives: January 2012

Rathmines Juniors Winning

A report by Maura Osborne Read even more news for Junior chess club at their new website: The Leinster Junior Chess Championships took place over two weekends in the Stillorgan Park Hotel. Congratulations to all the Rathmines Juniors who … Continue reading

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Game of the Year 1962?

The Irish Times reports that they’ve found a silver chess trophy from 50 years ago, uncovered during a spring clean at Weir’s jewellers. Seems a pity to leave it unclaimed! The last winner was one V. Maher. Anyone have any … Continue reading

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Rathmines Juniors Success

Great news from the Juniors at the Leinster Junior Championships. Peter Cooke won the Leinster u14s title(jointly with Padraig Hughes) Michael Higgins won the Leinster u11s title Mattew Gallagher came 2nd in the u10s Many of the Rathmines juniors were … Continue reading

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Master Chess

Youtube now features all the old BBC series of Master Chess matches…some great all-time players, such as Karpov, Korchnoi, Short, Nunn, and Larsen. All circa 1981/1982. Well worth a look! But I can’t figure out who this English player is…he … Continue reading

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