Following on from their very successful chess season last year, many of the Rathmines Juniors have moved up in the ratings list. Scott Mulligan has moved up to the Ennis league playing on board 1 for Rathmines A with his teammate, Peter Cooke on Board 2. Michael Higgins, Fiachra Scallan and Matthew Gallagher played their first match for Rathmines B in the BEA against the Rathmines A team. The team, Captained by Nick Scallan, won the match 3-2.
BEA and ENNIS result.
|Rathmines A||2 – 3||Rathmines B|
|1||Flood, Joseph A.||443||1224||½ – ½||Higgins, Michael||12740||1168|
|2||Cunningham, Edward||10474||1178||0 – 1||Scallan, Nick||12817||1135|
|3||Collins, Kevin Alexander||12858||1100||0 – 1||Scallan, Fiachra||12696||1002|
|4||Balkanay, Arda||13124||982||½ – ½||Gallagher, Matthew||13031||878|
|5||Kennedy, Sean||4806||974||1 – 0||Mowlds, Dee||6904||710|
|Rathmines||4 – 2||Cavan|
|1||Mulligan, Scott||12327||1381||0 – 1||Godley, Sean||12288||1555|
|2||Cooke, Peter||12169||1364||1 – 0||McMahon, Anthony||1138||1562|
|3||Maher, John||834||1367||½ – ½||Mulreid, Anthony||4834||1461|
|4||O’Connell, John||1232||1287||½ – ½||Ferguson, John M.||4314||1252|
|5||Byrne, Ciaran J.||2314||1225||1 – 0||Flynn, Seamus||12291||1260|
|6||McGrath, Andrew||6937||1115||1 – W|
The juniors have progressed considerably in the last year gaining valuable experience at international events, the Glorney and Faber and the European Youth Championships.
This weekend sees many of our players taking part in the Galway Chess Congress…. check out
Good luck to all.