Saturday 6th Dec. 2014 .. “Swap” Chess Results:
Overall 1st (on 6 out of 6 points were) Jose Sanchez & Conor Coogan (Jnr. chess club).. and 2nd (on 5/6pts.) were Oliver Kelly & Eamon Al Hadi (Bushy Pk. sch.).
All the following places were decided by play-offs : in 3rd place .. Iannis Praxmerer & Tom Kelly (Bushy Pk. sch.), in 4th place were .. Bryna Milton & Aisling Murphy (Clairnbridge n.s),.. and 5th went to Rauiri Blanchard & Sean O’Lee (Knocknacarra gael scoil) just ahead of brothers Oisin and Colm Noone (Claregalway).
Wishing everyone a good Christmas.
This months winners in the Advanced Section were :
- Denis Ruchko
- Andrejs Koslovs
- Lauren McMahon
And Successful in the Improvers Section were :
- Amy McMahon
- Stephen Ryan
- Owen Silke
Our next event will be on Saturday 6th December at the later start time of 2pm .. but we’ll send on more details nearer the time !
Our series of 1 day competitions for juniors continues at the Bridge club on St. Mary’s rd. .. we’ll be in action from 1pm to 5pm.
This year Students can become a Chess Mega-Mind. Here’s how ..
Go to www. ChessOssity . com . The players with the best “high scores” will qualify for this years All-Ireland finals at the Galway Education Center in March 2015.
Good luck !!
Congratulations to the winners of our monthly competition , they were .. in the Advanced Section:
- – Denis & Markian (Galway Jnrs).
- - Andrejs & Jose (Galway Jnrs).
- - Kieran & Thomas (Claregalway).
And the winners of the improvers section were:
- Bryna & Aisling (ClairnBridge).
- Harry & Peter (Knocknacarra).
- Owen & Andrew (Claregalway).
The next one day junior competition will be on the 2nd w/e of November. This will be an individual event.
The next round of the Adults v’s Kids League at the senior chess club will be on .. Thurs. the 6th of November. Here’s the first league table :
A new competition is starting on Thursday 2nd October in the Galway Senior chess club, from 8pm to 9pm. Our more advanced juniors and secondary school students are invited to play in this event. Competition details are posted at this link. .. if you wish to play please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Junior chess club returned on Wednesday evening, 17th September. (Venue Galway Tennis club in Salthill).
- 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Beginners & Improvers.
- 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Advanced players.
- Fee for 10 week term is € 60.00
.. great to see some familiar & new faces again this year.
Well done to this group of players .. and thanks to parent Mr. Ronan McDonogh for this video .. and we’ve some of Ronan’s fun fare pic’s here.
At u-12 the all-girls team from Roscommon won too in their 1st community games. Two winners from Connaught .. nice !