IRISH TEAM SELECTION
The Irish Chess Union has announced the Junior Irish International Team for this year’s Glorney Cup competitions, which will take place in Daventry, England, from the 17th to 20th July.
Rathmines Junior Chess Club would like to congratulate all those who are selected, including six members of the Rathmines Junior Chess Club
Scott Mulligan has been selected on the U-18 Glorney Cup team alongside Tom O Gorman, Luke Scott, Ross Beatty and former Rathmines player Henry Li.
Mustakim Ul Haque and Sean Hunter have both been selected for the u14 Robinson Cup team, joining Alex Byrne, Josh Redmond, Gavin Melaugh and Denis RuchO. Matthew Gallagher is first reserve
Muhtarim Ul Haque , Utkarsh Gupta and Sanjay Menon have been selected for the U12 Stokes cup team, alongside Danny Dwyer, James Naughton, David Remenyik and Adam Murphy. Felix Jordan is first reserve.
The Gilbert U18 ladies team will consist of Alice O Gorman, Mercedes Plaza Reino and Anastasija Manojlovic.
Utkarsh Gupta achieved 2nd place in the u1400 event in Ennis Congress scoring 4 wins and 2 draws
THE LCU GRAND PRIX
Over the first three rounds the following players have been placed in the top 4 and won Grand Prix Points
Nived Binu Daniel, Milena Mkrtichyan, Liam Hunter, Charles Ridgeway, Sean Hunter, Santo SenCillian Scallan, Fiachra Scallan, Sanjay Menon, Utkarash Gupta, Jack McIntyre, Isobel Ridgeway, Saya Sen, Santo Sen,
Sanjay Menon won the Minor Section with a score of 5.5 / 6 A very impressive performance from Sanjay who played three of his games on the live boards as he led throughout the event.
Eoin Hunter scored 3.5 pts and Liam Hunter and Liam O’Laoide scored 3pts
Muhtarim-Ul Haque won the Major Section with 5.5 / 6. Matthew Gallagher scored 3pts , Sean Hunter scored 2.5 pts Utkarsh Gupta and Felix Jordan scored 2pts,
Good luck to the Rathmines team tonight in the O’Sullivan Cup Semi-final v Bray taking place in the senior club
Best of luck to the large group of Rathmines Juniors taking part in the Irish Junior Championships in Killiney this weekend.
So far 23 players from Rathmines are signed up to play
follow the events at https://ijcc2016.wordpress.com
Lots to celebrate when return after the Easter Holidays on April 4th and 6th