Category Archives: Rathmines Chess Club

Simultaneous Exhibition: FM Stephen Brady in Rathmines on Thursday 11-Sep-14

A 20-board simultaneous exhibition will take place in Rathmines Chess Club on Thursday 11-Sep-14 at 19:30.  It will be given by 8-time former Irish Champion, FM Stephen Brady, one of the strongest players in the country rated 2300+. Click below for … Continue reading

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Kieran Cranny Blitz Grand Prix: Round 2 Results

Fiachra Scallan and Abul Kalam (7/9) were highest scorers on the second night of the Kieran Cranny Blitz Grand Prix. However, Scott Mulligan (14/18) leads the combined standings after 2 Rounds of competition. The final round takes place on Monday … Continue reading

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Kieran Cranny Blitz Grand Prix: Round 1 Results

Scott Mulligan (8.5/9) leads the way ahead of Killian Delaney (8/9) after Round 1 of the Kieran Cranny Grand Prix. Round 2 takes place on Monday 25-Aug-14, followed by Round 3 on Monday 01-Sep-14. Full Results:

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Rathmines Annual General Meeting – Thursday 4th September 2014 @ 8pm

The Annual General Meeting of Rathmines Chess Club is to be held at the Club Rooms on Thursday 4th September 2014 at 8pm.All members are invited to attend. Any member wishing to propose motions or matters for discussion should send them by e-mail to … Continue reading

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Kieran Cranny Blitz Grand Prix 2014

The dates for our annual, three-round Kieran Cranny Blitz Grand Prix competition are Mondays 18, 25 August 2014 and 01 September 2014.  Starts at 8pm.  All members are invited to take part.  Free entry. The rules are simple: three rounds of nine games each. … Continue reading

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Peter Lynch: Our Man in Capo d’Orso (Sardinia, Italy), June 2014

Capo d’Orso Chess Tournament (Sardinia, Italy), June 2014 by Peter Lynch Capo d’Orso (Bear’s head) is a rock formation near Palau in Sardinia. The 6th International Capo d’Orso chess festival was held at the nearby Porto Mannu resort from 7th … Continue reading

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Scott Mulligan crowned Rathmines Club Champion (Group A 1500+)

Congratulations to Scott Mulligan on becoming Rathmines Club Champion (Group A 1500+).  Scott edged out Shahram Nikrow in an exciting rapid play-off after both finished tied on 4.5/6. Both can take credit for excellent performances.  Scott has become one of … Continue reading

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