Monthly Archives: April 2012

Leon’s miniature

John Healy (St. Benildus) vs. Leon Fagan (Rathmines A) Round 11, Armstrong Cup. Albin Counter Gambit 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e5?! Already raises the tension, a good decision when seeking a quick win. 3. dxe5 d4 4. e3? Already … Continue reading

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Easter opening arrangements

The club will be closed on Thursday 5th April 2012 and Monday 9th April 2012, but will re-open on Thursday 12th April for the start of the Club Championships.

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Rathmines A win Armstrong

Yesterday, Sunday 1st April 2012, Rathmines won Leinster’s top league, the Armstrong, by beating St. Benildus 7-1 in the final round. This was a comprehensive and truely convincing win, with only two draws conceded and six wins. (I will be … Continue reading

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