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Good Luck to Eoghan, Stephen, Michael and Dierdre representing their country at the European Youth Chess Championship.

The Irish contingent above, have, to date,  played against Russian, Romania, Turkey, Serbia, Israel ,Croatia, England, Italy and France. All very strong opposition and they have fought long and hard and produced four wins and three draws so far.  see below for more details

EYCC RESULTS

First round of leagues took place this week, with Rathmines A and B teams playing each other. Scott, Michael , Fiachara, Matthew, Liam, Henry and  Mustakim have all progressed to playing for the Rathmines Senior Team. results below.

Rathmines A 4  –  4 Rathmines B
Board Player Code Rating Result Player Code Rating
1 Kennedy, Michael J. 3955 1755 1  –  0 Mulligan, Scott 12327 1634
2 Kalam, Abul 16042 1858 ½  –  ½ Bermingham, Tony 60 1747
3 Goggins, David 497 1767 ½  –  ½ Scannell, Tony 1533 1765
4 Aherne, John P. 9 1766 0  –  1 Burke, James 1819 1677
5 Doyle, Philip P. 367 1737 ½  –  ½ Higgins, Paul 600 1657
6 Killane, Jack 740 1789 ½  –  ½ Greenan, Paul 513 1724
7 McEvoy, Pat 10307 1708 1  –  0 Higgins, Michael 12740 1461
8 Kouhtev, Atanas 5571 1303 0  –  1 Byrne, Ciaran J. 2314 1237
Rathmines B 2 ½  –  3 ½ Rathmines A
Board Player Code Rating Result Player Code Rating
1 Scallan, Nick 12817 1319 ½  –  ½ Nikrow, Shahram 7132 1564
2 Scallan, Fiachra 12696 1250 ½  –  ½ Lynch, Peter J. 813 1447
3 Byrne, Ciaran J. 2314 1237 0  –  1 Gaffney, John P. 10737 1387
4 Flood, Joseph A. 443 1233 ½  –  ½ Freer, Patrick 460 1347
5 O’Boyle, Una 5196 1212 ½  –  ½ O’Connell, John 1232 1305
6 McGrath, Andrew 6937 1200 ½  –  ½ Maher, John 834 1377

Here’s the scorecard from BEA Division 5, Rathmines A vs Rathmines B, played 30-Sep-13:

Bd Player ICU no Rating Result Player ICU no Rating
1 Kevin Collins 12858 1142 0 – 1 Matthew Gallagher 13031 1205
2 Pat O’Brien 12057 1130 1 – 0 Eoin Connolly 13373 1114
3 Arda Balkanay 13124 1071 0 – 1 Liam Coman 12748 957
4 Sotirios Papadopoulos 10958 978 0 – 1 Henry Li 13498 1158
5 Paul Byrne 13425 963 0 – 1 Mustakim Ul Haque (sub) 13525 1107
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Keep an eye on our new calendar of junior events, on left panel of the site, just highlight event to bring up more detail.

Henry Li was joint winner of the Junior Section of the City of Dublin getting the chess season off to a great start.Henry Li

The u12’s Stokes Team were congratulated on their great success winning the Four Nations international in Wales this summer. A special presentation was made to them at the City of Dublin by Bernadette Stokes, for whom the Cup is named.stokes cup 015stokes cup 012 stokes cup 007stokes cup 001

Michael Higgins, Stephen Higgins, Eoghan Turner and Dierdre Turner have set off for the European Youth Chess Championships in Montenegro. Congratulations to the four of them on their selection for Ireland and best of luck over the coming 10 days.

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Leagues have also got off the ground this week . Six members of the junior club have progressed to playing for the senior club.

Scott and Michael playing on the Heidenfeld, Fiachra on the Ennis, Matthew, Liam, Henry on the BEA.

check out Leinster Leagues here


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