Category Archives: Irish Chess

Darren the Tiger against Philip the Heffalump

Irish Championships 2011, 7th July 2011. Darren McCabe (1949) vs. Philip Short FM (2293) Annotated by Darren McCabe This game is interesting as its a good demonstration of what kind of game plan you should have when you are playing … Continue reading

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Two games from Peter Lynch

Here are two games of Peter’s from some recent tournaments. The first is an exciting Sicilian battle against Bernd Thee in the 2009 Limerick Open. Replay Game Here White: Thee, Bernd (1805) vs. Black:  Lynch, Peter (1540) Sicilian Wing Gambit … 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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Christmas Pictures

Liam King has sent in several photos from the Christmas blitz night held on Thursday 20th December last. Players warm up Atanas in mid speech amuses Jack John Burns and son Johnny Jack Killane congratulates Roland McGrann Brendan Meghan, winner … 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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