Results – December Tournament .. Swap Chess

thSaturday 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).

IMG_0490Wishing everyone a good Christmas.

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November Junior Chess Tournament ..

IMG_0486 This months winners in the Advanced Section were :

  1. Denis Ruchko
  2. Andrejs Koslovs
  3. Lauren McMahon

And Successful in the Improvers Section were :

  1. Amy McMahon
  2. Stephen Ryan
  3. 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 !

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Junior chess event – Sat. 8th Nov.

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.

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We’re looking for the 1st Mega-Mind of Chess ..

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 !!

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October 1 day event :

Congratulations to the winners of our monthly competition , they were .. in the Advanced Section:

  1.  – Denis & Markian  (Galway Jnrs).
  2. -  Andrejs & Jose  (Galway Jnrs).
  3. -  Kieran & Thomas  (Claregalway).

And the winners of the improvers section were:

  1. Bryna & Aisling  (ClairnBridge).
  2. Harry & Peter  (Knocknacarra).
  3. Owen & Andrew  (Claregalway).

The next one day junior competition will be on the 2nd w/e of November.  This will be an individual event.

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Winter Rapid league :

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 : 

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One – day competition – Saturday 4th October :

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Winter “Rapid-play” League

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. ConnCup.. if you wish to play please email  brendan@chessossity.com

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Junior Chess Club – Salthill :

The Junior chess club returned on Wednesday evening, 17th September.  (Venue Galway Tennis club in Salthill).
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  • 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.

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2014 – community games finals :

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 !

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