Category Archives: Irish Chess Union

Philip Hogarty Tributes

Tom Flynn, Secretary of Tallaght Chess Club, has written a very heartfelt tribute to Philip which has been posted to the Irish Chess Union website. Click Here. Chessbase have also recently posted a generous tribute from Karl McPhilips, and have … Continue reading

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Philip Hogarty 1988-2008

Philip Hogarty, 19, died on Tuesday 1st January 2008, after been knocked down in a tragic accident early that morning. He was struck by a Garda patrol car around 2.30am. We send our sincere condolences to Philip’s family at this very difficult time. … Continue reading

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Cork Congress 2008

Message from Michael Bradley, Tournament co-director, Cork Congress This is your advance warning for the 2008 Cork Congress held at the Gresham Metropole Hotel weekend 28th-30th March 2008. Already we have 3 GMs confirmed for the tournament and our favourably … Continue reading

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Rathmines ‘B’ to appeal league’s decision

The captain of the B team for the Armstrong, Michael Kennedy, informed me last night about the league’s decision to default their top two boards in their recent match against Dublin. This turns a 5.5-2.5 victory into a 4-4 draw. … Continue reading

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European Club Cup

Rathmines took second place in the National Club Championships 2007 and won the right to represent Ireland alongside Kilkenny at the European Club Cup 2007, from October 2nd to October 10th, in Turkey. We plan to run a regular blog … Continue reading

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Rathmines Chess Club – New Site

Welcome to the Official website of the Rathmines Chess Club. Here you will find regular postings about the club, including news and events, tournament news, and team results. But you’ll also find background information about the club. Please click on … Continue reading

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